FAQ

 
 

1

Can I really just submit an idea?

Yes! We welcome submissions of ideas in their early stages of infancy. If it is selected as one of the winners, we’ll help you take it further!

 
 
 

2

Can I submit more than one idea?

Absolutely, we encourage it! We do ask that you submit each idea as a separate application so that it can be properly evaluated. 

 
 
 

3

Not all of my team members are affiliated with Partners, can we still apply?

Absolutely, as long as at least one of the team members is affiliated with Partners.

 
 
 

4

What will the winner receive?

The challenge provides a unique opportunity to receive rewards in the form of guidance and services from the Partners Connected Health Innovation team, who collaborate with you to move your idea forward. The results of this work provide a basis for submission to grants or foundations for cash awards to take the project to the next level.

 
 
 

5

Will I receive a response/feedback on my idea?

The top 15 entrants will receive detailed feedback from our expert team at Partners Connected Health Innovation and leaders at Partners HealthCare.

 
 
 

6

Do I need to have any funding (before or after being selected) to qualify?

You do not need any funding to qualify for this challenge. You may, however, require funding to take it beyond the initial design and development process if you wish to fully test and implement your idea.

 
 
 

7

Will I receive any monetary award if I win?

 

No, the awards for this challenge are in the form of services (valued at up to $200,000) and opportunities to broadcast your idea.

 
 
 
 

 
 

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