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World Innovation Summit for Health

A Healthier World Through Global Collaboration

Apply to be an Innovation Showcase at WISH 2018

Is your idea ready to be lit up on the world stage?

Showcase your Innovation at WISH 2018

Innovative healthcare products, services and digital solutions have the potential to transform the global health industry by reducing the costs of health care delivery and improving the quality of care for patients.

Are you an innovator seeking to drive improvement and excellence in global healthcare?

If so then we invite you to participate in the Innovation Showcase Competition for a chance to demonstrate your work in front of more than 1,000 global experts at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2018 in Doha, Qatar from 13th to 14th November.

WISH 2018 will provide a platform for entrepreneurs and innovators to engage with delegates and share their projects first-hand at the Innovation Showcase Gallery, which will feature some of the world’s most exciting healthcare innovations ranging from practical devices to business models and design-based solutions.

Fully developed projects in any field relevant to healthcare innovation are eligible. In order to be considered, innovators are kindly requested to complete the following questionnaire and submit their application to WISH.

All fields noted with an asterix(*) are required
Innovation Details?

The deadline for applications is 28 February 2018.


What is WISH?

WISH is a global healthcare community dedicated to capturing and disseminating evidence-based ideas and practices. Our vision is of a healthier world brought about through collaboration. We forge connections and help build action-driven communities of knowledge who work together to address today’s most pressing global healthcare challenges.

Why apply to be an Innovation Showcase?

Applying to be an Innovation Showcase at WISH will give you an opportunity to share your healthcare innovation with over one thousand of the most influential health experts and decision makers from around the world. You will join the WISH network which will help promote the uptake of your innova-tion and meet contacts with whom you could partner or share your experiences with.

WISH will cover travel and accommodation expenses for selected showcase during the Summit.

How will the Showcases be selected?

The Showcases will be selected by the Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, Executive Chair of WISH and the WISH Innovation Showcases curation team. In particular, we are looking for truly unique innovations which are frugal, address a global healthcare challenge and have the potential to impact significantly health outcomes and quality of care.

What will be expected from me if I am selected?

If selected, we will ask you to work with the WISH team in the run up to the event in 2018. Our talented design team will do the majority of the legwork and liaise closely with you to showcase and display your innovation in an engaging and exciting format.

We will expect you to be available to stay in Doha from the 13th-14th November 2018, this time includes the set-up of the Innovation Showcases Gallery and the WISH Summit.

If I have further questions, who can I speak to at WISH?

If you have any further questions, please email Didi Thompson, WISH Director of Content:

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WISH gratefully acknowledges the support of the
Ministry of Public Health

Ministry of Public Health

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