This competition is open to all actors having a project in e-health: healthcare institutions and professionals, patients and caregiver associations, social protection workers, businesses in the technology and healthcare sector, and researchers, teachers and students … at international level.
The eHealth Awards support and reward the development of solutions and applications in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for Health. The objective of these Awards is to encourage innovation, and favor the integration of ICT in the world of healthcare, as well as the autonomy of patients, among the largest number of professionals and businesses. They promote a growing sector: eHealth.
“Project” means any technological or service solution under study or that was placed on the market from January 2019.
Enhance your project’s credibility
Expose your solution to a jury of professionals, gain in credibility and share this recognition with your customers.
Be spotted by investors and partners
The Awards is a unique opportunity to capture the attention of the investors and decision makers of the public and private sectors who will be there.
It is a development accelerator for your project.
Attract media interest
The eHealth Awards play a role of lever and accelerator for the winning projects which benefit from a unique showcase. Take advantage of the benefits of multiple partnerships with the media and influencers in the sector and of the strong presence on the social networks of the @UnivEsante account which is in the e-influencers’ Top 20 with 12 700 followers !
To be eligible, the 2021 eHealth Awards competitor must propose a project that imperatively fulfills the following criterion: use or development of ICT solutions, focused on healthcare and/or prevention of dependence. “Project” means any technological or service solution under study or that was placed on the market from January 2019.
At the time of preselection by the jury, a score will be attributed to each application on the basis of the following four evaluation criteria: a score of 0 to 5 will be allocated for each of these criteria (5 being the highest score):
Criterion 1 – Relevance of the need and knowledge of the market
Criterion 2 – Competition and differentiation factors
Criterion 3 – Value proposition and description of the innovation
Criterion 4 – Business model
Criterion 5 – Development strategy consistency
Criterion 6 – Entrepreneurial capacity
After the deadline for the receipt of applications, midnight on May 10, 2021, the jury members will preselect the finalists.
The selected finalists will be informed by telephone, email and postal mail no later than June 22, 2021 and will be invited to attend to present their entry in person on September 23, 2021 in a private session.
The selected finalists will be invited to come and present their application submission at the oral by September 23, 2021 at CCI du Tarn, site de Castres, 40 Allée Alphonse Juin, 81100 Castres, FRANCE.
The physical presence of the selected applicants is mandatory on September 23 2021 for the public presentation of the projects.
For the presentation
There will be 5 minutes of oral presentation and 5 minutes of questions and answers with the jury in a room equipped with a video projector and an Internet connection.
PowerPoint presentations (which must respect the format provided by the organizers) must be sent to the organizers at the very latest by 5 p.m. June 10, 2021; they will not be published or used outside the time of the presentation.
The format of the presentations will be less restrictive and will allow short videos to be added in addition to the PowerPoint content already used.
The 2021 eHealth Award winners will be showcased and presented with their Awards and associated money prizes.
The eHealth Awards will be presented during the eHealth University at the end of the day on September 23, 2021 RugbyStadium of Castres Olympique, rue de Bisséous 81100 Castres, FRANCE.
The physical presence of preselected finalists is mandatory on September 23, 2021 for the public presentation of preselected projects.
March 23, 2021: Open application form
May 10, 2021 at midnight: Deadline to submit application form
From May 11 to June 21, 2021: Review of the application form projects and preselection of finalists
June 22, 2021: Finalists announced
September 23, 2021: Oral presentation by the finalist, jury deliberations and award ceremony at the end of the day on September 23, 2021 at RugbyStadium of Castres Olympique in the presence of the players
in order to ensure the safety of participants, given the ongoing public health crisis