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2016 EU SME eHealth Competition awards Symptoma, and iHealth, for their solutions
The EU SME eHealth Competition is an initiative that rewards the best eHealth/mHealth solutions produced by SMEs across Europe. It has the support of the European Commission, and also the private sponsorship from Emminens (Roche), XLHealth, M3 EU Ltd and Younoodle.
In this competition, there are two Categories depending on the turnover of the companies: Champions (SMEs with turnover more than 0.5 M€), and Promises (with less turnover).
The 2016 edition, first prizes have been awarded to Champion category:
The other prizes went to:
The objective of the SME eHealth Competition is to support the business success of European Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by giving them visibility together with marketing opportunities to attract customers, partners and external capital. Winners receive also cash prizes, mentoring and free tickets to events. In the 2016 edition, 112 SMEs registered and submitted a two page summary explaining the innovation and potential impact of their solutions. Based on this information provided, 15 companies were selected for the Final.
During the Final, the SMEs had 5 minutes each to explain their solution in front of a Jury of international eHealth stakeholders and sponsors. The jury panel was integrated by Jaakko Arnio (EC), Lars Kalfhaus (Emminens), MinSung Kim (XLHealth), Tim Ringrose (M3 EU Ltd.), Marko Kilk (North Estonia Medical Centre), Ilir Qose (COOSS Marche Onlus Scpa), Javier Quiles (Galician Health Service) and Patricia Martinez (BravoSolution).
The Competition 2016 has been sponsored by
And it has the special support of HIMSS , the global notforprofit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). http://himss.eu/