MAC Overview -- MEDICA Trade Fair


Wednesday, 15 November 2017 in Hall 15, Stand 15C24


Foto: Large audience at the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2015; © Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

The Rewards

Agenda of the 6th MEDICA App COMPETITION

(hosted in the 7th session of the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM)

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Moderation: Mark Wächter, Mobile Strategy Consultant

03:00 - 03:05 p.m.
Opening of the 6th MEDICA App COMPETITION
Christian Grosser, Deputy Director MEDICA
03:05 - 03:15 p.m.
Honouring Medical Mobile Innovation

03:15 - 03:25 p.m.
SXSW festival & MedTech - an inspiring fusion
Mirko Whitfield, International Development SXSW EMEA & Asia

03:25 - 04:35 p.m.
Live-Pitch of 15 App-based Medical Mobile Solutions
3 minutes pitch & 2 minutes Q&A each

04:35 - 04:50 p.m.
Live Deliberation of Jury & Presentation of Decision
Maren Lesche, Jury Captain MEDICA App COMPETITION

04:50 - 05:00 p.m.
Award Ceremony
Dr. med. Urs-Vito Albrecht, Group Leader PLRI MedAppLab, Medical Highschool Hannover

From 05:00 p.m. Reception & Drinks at US Pavilion in Hall 16
Welcome note by Joachim Schäfer, MD of Messe Düsseldorf

Participate in the 2017 competition

Submission and Evaluation Criteria

Criteria for the submission, the pre-selection and the final judgement of the jury are...

>> during pre-screening phase for the submissions placed online

  • App-based Medical Mobile Solution for smartphones / tablets / smartwatches / AR or VR gears / drones
  • B2B / B2B2C solution targeting patients, doctors, hospital & medical team
  • App-based Medical Mobile Solution live in minimum one market until end of Q1 2018; not launched earlier than Q1 2015
  • submitted App-based Medical Mobile Solution must be operated with a Mobile-Software-Solution
  • per company only one (1) submission is possible
  • founders of the applying startup must retain some portion of ownership in the company to be eligible to participate
  • the company must not have raised over seven million EUR in funds from combined funding sources

>> during pre-screening phase for the submissions placed online and during live presentation on site
  • Functionality / intuitive UX/UI
  • Level of innovation / originality of solution
  • Level of problem solving / improving
  • Scalability / attractiveness of business model
  • Quality of documentation & team

Important: Excluded from the competition are pure B2C solutions with focus on diet tips, fitness or wellness. The MEDICA Expert Team reserves the right to suspend a presenter from the competition. The respective developer team will be informed accordingly. Compliance with 'Medical Device Directive' or 'FDA Approval' is not necessary. All presenting parties need to create an account on the submission and evaluation portal F6S.

Sponsoring Packages

The MEDICA App COMPETITION Team wishes you good luck with your participation!

Jury 2017

Foto: Ashish Atreja

Foto: Ashish Atreja

Foto: Dr. med. Urs-Vito Albrecht

Foto: Dr. med. Urs-Vito Albrecht

Foto: Dr. Jesus del Valle

Foto: Dr. Jesus del Valle

Foto: Harsha Jagasia

Foto: Harsha Jagasia

Foto: Ralf-Gordon Jahns

Foto: Ralf-Gordon Jahns

The Jury Members 2017

We are proud to present our jury with experts and winners of the previous events of the MEDICA App COMPETITION.

Ashish Atreja
Chief Technology Innovation and Engagement Officer
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, USA

Dr. med. Urs-Vito Albrecht

MPH, Deputy Director
Hannover Medical Highschool, Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics
Hannover, Germany

Dr. Jesus del Valle
Leiter / Head of Bayer Grants4Apps Accelerator
Bayer HealthCare
Leverkusen, Germany

Harsha Jagasia
Chief Operating Officer
Startupbootcamp Digital Health
Berlin, Germany

Ralf-Gordon Jahns
Managing Director
Berlin, Germany

Maren Lesche
Startup Advisor, Communications Manager
VoiceItt, European Innovation Hub
Berlin, Germany

Muthu Singaram
CEO, Incubator
Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC)
Indien Institute of Technology (ITT)
Madras / Chennai, India

Dr. Klaus Stöckemann
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Peppermint VenturePartners GmbH
Berlin, Germany

Mirko Whitfield
Head of Business Development EMEA & Asia
Austin / Texas, USA

Tjaša Zajc
Medicina danes
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Foto: Maren Lesche

Foto: Maren Lesche (Jury Captain)

Foto: Muthu Singaram

Foto: Muthu Singaram

Foto: Dr. Klaus Stöckemann

Foto: Dr. Klaus Stöckemann

Foto: Mirko Whitfield

Foto: Mirko Whitfield

Foto: Tjaša Zajc

Foto: Tjaša Zajc

Media Partner 2017


Foto: Smiling man with glasses and short brown hairs - Mark Wächter

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