Submit ideas to Hopkins inHealth Shark Tank by April 20

Are you developing the next big health app?  Do you have an idea for an app that can improve health care delivery?

A five minute pitch.  Five minutes of feedback.  A chance to win $5,000.

Join Hopkins inHealth for a home town version of Shark Tank with experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Whiting School of Engineering, Technology Ventures and Johns Hopkins Health Systems. The top three to five ideas will be awarded up to $5,000 each.

Slide1If you are a graduate student, medical student, postdoctoral fellow, or medical resident or fellow, this is your chance to share your innovative idea, receive feedback, and possibly win funds to kick start the development or commercialization of your app.

Participation Details

Submit a one-page summary of your app to Risha Zuckerman,, by Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:59pm. The summary must include the following sections:

·      Impact: A concise description of the relevant background information and significance of the project.

·      Targets: A succinct statement of the project’s aims and anticipated outcomes.

Action Plan: A short statement of your next steps or commercialization plan.
Budget: A brief outline of how the $5,000 award would be spent.
The Hopkins inHealth team will review your summary to determine whether to invite you to proceed to the next stage and present before the panel. Presentation times will be assigned.



April 20, 2016:           Deadline for submission

April 29, 2016:           Notification of assigned presentation time slot

May 4, 2016:               10:00am – 12:00pm; [LOCATION TBD]; Day 1 of event

May 5, 2016:               1:00 – 3:00pm; [LOCATION TBD]; Day 2 of event

May 11, 2016:             Announcement of awardees


About Hopkins inHealth:

The mission of Hopkins inHealth is to support research that will, with increasing accuracy and precision, define, measure, and communicate each person’s unique health state and the trajectory along which it is changing, and to develop these discoveries into new methods that can be used to inform decision-making in clinical and public health practice. The goal of this individualization of health care is to reach a state of optimal health for every individual, achieved through a continuum of efforts that span health promotion, disease prevention, early detection, and effective intervention.

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