Health Innovation Challenge: Essential Next Steps

Next steps for teams heading into the Health Innovation Challenge…

Deadline to enter the Health Innovation Challenge is February 6 at 5pm

Registration opens January 23, teams making it past this screening round will be notified February 15

Final event for the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge is March 1, 2017.

Check out the requirements and dates under the Entry Requirements and Judging Criteria tabs.

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Many resources to help you!

MBA HIC/EIC Business Development Consultants

Need a little advice on preparing your 5-7 page business summary? Make an appointment with one of our fantastic experienced TLButler, if you need help.

Times available: Mondays 12:30-1:30pm or 6:00-7:00pm, Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm, Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm, or Thursdays 9:30-10:30pm.

Health & Environmental Innovation Panels of Experts

Experts from the community are invited to campus winter quarter to talk about important topics relevant to healthcare and environmental innovation. This series of four panel events is aimed at students entering the Health or Environmental Innovation Challenge. The perspective and knowledge gained will be valuable as teams prepare their 5-7 page business summaries, which are required to enter the HIC or EIC. These are free events, open to anyone in the community, whether or not they will be participating in the Challenges. Food and beverage provided.

Customer Discovery & Market Framework

Wed, Jan 11, 5:30-7:30pm, HUB 214

Regulatory Requirements and Intellectual Property

Wed, Jan 18, 5:30-7:30pm, HUB 214

Business Models and Financial Projections

Tue, Jan 24, 5:30-7:30pm, HUB 214

Polishing Up Your Business Summary

Wed, Feb 1, 5:30-7:30pm, HUB 214

Resource Nights (Business Plan Practicum)

Thursdays 6-8pm, Paccar Hall Shansby Auditorium

Managing Director of Ignition Capital, John Zagula, is teaching the practicum this year. He is amped for the course! Whether or not you are taking this class for credit you can come pitch your idea, sit in on the great lectures, or watch livestream or post-event video. The topics and speakers are going to be amazing! Great ideas, spotting trends, problem-solution, building a team, bootstrapping, and more. Check it out.

Last Networking Night for Team Formation

Thursday, January 19, 7:00–8:30 pm, Dempsey Hall, Anthony’s Executive Forum (3rd floor)

Students from programs and majors across campus are invited to our final networking/meetup event before the Health and Environmental Challenges and Business Plan Competition get going. Join the Buerk Center and asallin. RSVP now for the Networking Night.

CoMotion Startup Events

Check out the calendar of events

Check out FUNdamentals for Startups held in Fluke Hall noon most Fridays.

Waffle Wednesday is a great place to network with Seattle’s startup community and enjoy delicious waffles! 8:30am 3rd Wednesdays of each month at Startup Hall in UW’s Condon Hall.