Pilot Day is Approaching Fast

Pilot Day

On February 17, join New York City Economic Development Corporation in partnership withHealth 2.0 and Blueprint Health for Pilot Day 2015. This event is an opportunity to discover and celebrate this year’s winning teams of Pilot Health Tech NYC. Watch innovative demos of new technology and help reinforce New York City as a crucial hub of digital health. Up to ten winning teams stand to take home a total of $1,000,000 in funding to kick off their dynamic relationships plugging digital health innovations into clinical settings.

Pilot Day is the capstone of Pilot Health Tech NYC and an effort to support health providers and patients throughout New York City with 4-12 month long pilot projects between early stage healthcare innovators and established hosts including major universities, hospitals, and insurance groups. The winning teams have been selected by 24 expert judges based on criteria emphasizing their pilot design and potential for impact. Previous Pilot Days have been attended by over 200 leaders of the healthcare, technology, and venture communities.

Last year’s winning pairs include:

Smart Vision Labs / SUNY College of Optometry

GeriJoy / Pace University

QoL Devices, Inc. Montefiore Medical Center

Urgent Software / Mount Sinai Health System

Nonnatech ElderServe

Fit4DHealthFirst

AllazoHealth Accountable Care Coalition of Greater New York

Canopy Apps / Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Healthify VillageCare

Tactonic Technologies / NYU Langone, Rusk Rehab Center

Hindsait / NY Blood Center

Read more about all the past winners and programs.

Pilot Day is free and open to the public at the Alexandria Center for Life Science [map] on February 17, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, but space is limited so register here to secure your spot!

Calling All Startups!

Submit Your Joint Application by 12/18!

Pilot Health Tech NYC is a marketplace for digital health solutions. Administered by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Health 2.0 and Blueprint Health, the program connects technology companies and prospective clients through matchmaking, technical assistance, and competitive commercialization awards that can defray the costs of pilot projects.

First launched in 2013, Pilot Health Tech NYC is now a one-stop shop that allows hundreds of entrepreneurs, healthcare leaders and others to buy and sell digital health technologies that will improve clinical care, lower costs, boost consumer wellness and more. Through the program, NYCEDC and Health 2.0 will have facilitated over 500 introductions between tech companies and potential clients, creating over 110 jobs and collectively raising approximately $170 million.

You have the opportunity right now to apply for a commercialization award! Applications are due one month from today (12/18) and funds will be awarded to pairs of Hosts (hospitals, physician clinics, payers, pharma companies, etc.) and Innovators (health technology companies). $1,000,000 in commercialization awards will be available to winners over the next three years.Winners will also receive expert assistance, recognition, and the opportunity to be featured on the main stage of Health 2.0′s conference in front of a multitude of digital health leaders. If you are an innovator or a host company, make sure tosubmit thejoint application form to apply to the Pilot Health Tech NYC Funding Program by December 18, 2015!

Pilot Health Tech NYC will be hosting a Q&A webinar on 12/1/15 at 12PM ET to answer your questions on the funding program and the joint application process. Make sure to register for the webinar.

With healthcare on the national agenda and New York City’s technology sector growing strong, there is tremendous opportunity for entrepreneurs and companies to use technologies to tackle healthcare issues and defray the costs of pilot projects. Pilot Health Tech NYC encourages innovators and host companies to submit joint applications by 12/18/15 and get ready to improve the healthcare system! Remember to register for the Q&A webinar for your chance to ask questions about the funding program and get details about the application process. You can also direct your questions to info@pilothealthtechnyc.com.