Innovation Prize


Digital Health 2018 introduces the Innovation Prize 2018 to celebrate the most successful businesses in digital health.  The call for 2018 submissions has now closed. Congratulations to all of our shortlisted teams!

Pitch Presentations:

Shortlisted teams will be invited to present a 5-minute Pitch Presentation of their innovation to the judging panel. Pitches will take place on Tuesday 24th April. See detailed programme for more details.

Prizes will be awarded at the DH Gala Dinner on Tuesday 24th April for the following categories:

  • Best Partnership
    For innovation involving successful partnership and collaboration for mutual benefit
  • Best Data-Driven Innovation
    For innovation used data in an innovative and unique way
  • Bayer G4A Company Prize
    For innovation given special recognition by judges from the Bayer G4A Team

DH2018 has the pleasure of announcing a company named prize will be awarded by Bayer G4A. The digital health division of Bayer is committed to putting people at the centre of their health and wants to do so by collaborating with innovative like-minded entrepreneurs with digital health solutions in the following areas: Women’s Health (e.g., Endometriosis), Cardiology (e.g., heart disease prevention), Neurology (e.g., sleep and cognition), Digital Therapeutics (e.g., chronic diseases), AI for R&D (e.g., simulations), Virtual Trial Applications (e.g., data analysis), Blockchain (e.g., treatment options) and Physician and patient engagement solutions.

Prize Judging Panel


Judge Name Affiliation Role

Ramesh Jain


UC Irvine

DH Innovation Prize Chair

Zsuzanna Varga


Bayer G4A

DH Innovation Prize Jury Member

Edyta Sobiesiak


Bayer Healthcare France

DH Innovation Prize Jury Member

Elodie Panier



DH Innovation Prize Jury Member

Shortlisted Teams

 Prize Category Team Members Affiliations Project

Best Data Driven Innovation


Ingemar Cox

Simon de Lusignan

Vasileios Lampos

Richard Pebody

Moritz Wagner

Elad Yom-Tov


Copenhagen University

Royal College of General Practitioners

University College London

Public Health England

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine



Estimating the Population Impact of a New Pediatric Influenza Vaccination Program in England Using Social Media and Search Logs

Pitch Presenter: Ingemar Cox


Best Data-Driven Innovation


Tomasz Domino


Infermedica Sp. zo.o


Artificial Intelligence for medical diagnosis


Best Data Driven Innovation


Vlad Manea

Varonica Estrada

Katarzyna Wac


University of Copenhagen

University of Geneva


mQoL: Mobile Quality of Life Lab

Pitch Presenter: Vlad Manea


Best Partnership


Maximilian Kerz


Vivium Health Ltd.


Vivum Health: Innovation Prize

Pitch Presenter: Maximilian Kerz


Best Partnership


Vincent Thery

Aymeric Garnier

Pierre Krolak-Salmon


Lili Smart

Hospice Civils de Lyon – Institut du Vieillissement


Clinical trial – “A solution of assistance dedicated to caregivers and people with Alzheimer’s disease or related diseases”


Best Partnership


Marie-Laure Pallier




Adel santé platform : for the chronic diseases telemonitoring


Best Partnership


Andrei Boscor

Abriti Arjyal

Delphine Soriano

Patty Kostkova

Maureen Fordham

Gareth Hearn

Virginie Le Masson

Naomi Saville

Sonja Mueller

Sushil Baral


University College London

Herd International

Hearn Geoserve Ltd.

Overseas Development Institute

Health Research and Social Development


MANTRA: Maternal and Newborn Technology for Resilience in rural Areas of Nepal

Pitch Presenter: Patty Kostkova

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