The Medtech Impact

Challenge 2018

The MedTech Impact Challenge is a newly developed competition, engineered to highlight and reward innovation in the rapidly emerging market of digital medical technology. This first-ever industry competition will culminate in an impressive award recognition ceremony, taking place live in Las Vegas on Saturday December 15th at the MedTech Impact Expo & Conference.

Produced by MedTech Impact on Wellness and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, this unique competition encourages innovation, and accomplishes a quadruple objective: enhancing the patient experience; improving population health; reducing overall burdensome costs; and improving the work life of health care providers, clinicians, and staff.

MedTech Impact seeks early to mid-stage startup for participation, including those focused on medical devices, diagnostic therapeutics,  and digital health technologies that address the following industry-selected themes:

  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Cognitive Devices and Platforms
  • Anti-Aging and Disease Prevention
  • Consumer Healthcare
  • Healthcare Efficiency and Cost Reduction
  • Infectious Disease Management
  • Next-Gen Surgical
  • Patient Safety and Satisfaction
  • Population Health
  • Precision and Personalized Medicine
  • Technology-Enabled Services


Companies selected to participate in the MedTech Impact Challenge receive:

  • Networking opportunities with leading investors, manufacturers, providers, and other healthcare professionals
  • Three Complimentary World Congress passes and one speaking opportunity at MedTech Impact on Wellness 2019
  • Recognition Ceremony in front of 4,000 healthcare and industry professionals at the 26th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine, taking place on December 15th in Las Vegas

To Apply:

  • 1-2 page summary outlining the history, mission, and benefit of your health technology product (all pitches must be written in English)
  • 1-2 supplemental media pieces detailing the benefits of your technology (video, pamphlet, product guide, etc.)
  • Social Media details (FB/Twitter/Instagram/LinkedIn)

*Application deadline: October 20, 2018

All finalists must pay their own rooming & travel accommodations. Conference registration to the 26th Annual World Congress, which includes the MedTech Impact educational track, will be complimentary.