HealthBound challenge (2022)

  • This program is currently closed.


The Biomedical Zone has been able to engage hospitals and health institutions in the innovation process in an unprecedented capacity through unique programming such as HealthBound. HealthBound is a needs-based innovation competition that convenes health institutions, startups, clinicians, and end users of technology to develop solutions around ubiquitous healthcare challenges. Previous challenges have included addressing healthcare associated infections, and improving the patient experience in outpatient settings. This agile approach to innovation supports rapid adaptation and adoption of new technology.

Comments on Funding:

LinkMentalHealth secured the first place prize of $35,000 CDN and automatic admission into the Biomedical Zone for a 4-month term, for their platform that works with employers, private therapists and public services to make mental health support accessible to anyone who needs or wants it.
No other details available.

Applications Steps:

Documentation Needed:

Basic documentation includes:

  • Company Information
  • Eligibility Assessment 
  • Biomedical Zone Membership
  • Additional Questions
  • Video Pitch Submission

Other Things to Note:

The previous challenge was in 2020. No details found about future challenges.


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