The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has opened applications for the 2022 cycle of its Innovation Award Program, an initiative supporting promising innovations that address the world's most urgent healthcare challenges.
All early to mid-stage health-focused startups are eligible to apply, and innovators selected through a judging process will be invited to exhibit at the WISH 2022 international healthcare summit, set to take place later in the year in Doha, Qatar.
The WISH Innovation Award Program comprises two categories; "Spark" for early-stage startups and "Booster" for established startups that are looking to scale.
Out of the innovators selected as part of this year's competition, one grand prize winner from the Spark category will be awarded USD 5,000, and one from the Booster category will be awarded USD 10,000.
Head of Innovation WISH an initiative of Qatar Foundation Mahmoud El Achi, said "In line with our vision to create a healthier world through global collaboration, our Innovation Award Program sets out pathways to promote local and regional partnerships and connect the innovators of tomorrow with the right people to grow their startups.
The program empowers startups that share our dream of achieving an inclusive, accessible, and equitable healthcare system, through harnessing the power of innovation and digital technology.
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