Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP)

Do you want to learn about healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship? Join ambitious students, healthcare professionals, scientists, and working professionals and be matched in a team to solve a healthcare challenge (approx. 10 hours per month).
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The Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP), sponsored by the Nixdorf Foundation, is dedicated to the idea of solving healthcare challenges with digital solutions and encourage digital-AI healthcare entrepreneurship. 

The goal of this low-intensity program (10 months, 10 hours/per month) is to equip participants with foundational knowledge while actively engaging them in solving a real-world healthcare challenges. 

This program empowers participants to pursue healthcare innovation and potentially become a part of TUM Venture Labs upon successful program completion. Innovation Partners can expect to potentially receive a viable digital solution tailored to their specific healthcare challenge. 

2023: Computer-aided decision-making in medical care 
2024: Digital therapeutics as a new treatment option for diseases
2025: Patient-centered telemedicine - how medicine gets to the patient 

The next Nixdorf Forum will take place on June 20th, 2024. Teams present their prototype at the Nixdorf Forum with academia, industry, and finance in attendance. 

What you can expect from the program: 

  • Participants are introduced to healthcare challenges at the Nixdorf Forum. 
  • Participants are assessed in terms of areas of interest and preferred healthcare challenge. 
  • Matchmaking between participants and challenge partners happen. 
  • Teams form and 6 workshops are planned within the year to educate participants. 
  • Teams work on a prototype (10 hours per month) over the course of 10 months to solve the challenge. 
  • Teams present their prototypes at the Nixdorf Forum and get potential entry to the TUM Venture Labs. 

Workshop Series:

       Kick-off Meeting: Introduction to Entrepeneurship
       Workshop 1: Pitch Decks, Value Proposition 
       Workshop 2: Market Analysis, Business Model, Business Case
       Workshop 3: Financing and Funding 
       Workshop 4: Interim Pitch Session 
       Workshop 5: Legal Foundations for Startups
       Workshop 6: Team Management 

Apply · until May 10, 2024

Are you interested in becoming a participant and...

  • learning about healthcare entrepreneurship, 
  • applying your learnings to a real healthcare challenge, 
  • attending free workshops and learning from guest speakers and experts?

Then apply with a short statement of motivation and your CV here. We are open to students, doctoral students and scientific staff, medical/nursing staff, professionals from all faculties and institutes interested in healthcare innovation.

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