Science2market idea competition: Win up to CHF 11’000.- !

Science2market idea competition: Win up to CHF 11’000.- !

EPFL Innovation Park Challenges Launched on June 23rd: – “Yes you Can! Disrupt and Co-Design The Future of Health Event”

Application Process Reminders:

We encourage you to join the conversation in the Forum prior to submitting your application to respond to the challenges below. You can apply even if you did not attend the event. Don’t miss the opportunity to win some great prizes and coaching with our corporate partners!


3 Challenges:

Groupe Mutuel How to make care paths more humane? With the best of current technology (artificial intelligence, big data, mobile, etc.), and / or organizational, logistical and societal innovation, imagine and propose a more fluid and more humane treatment path.

Prize: CHF 3000.- & CHF 1000.- for your project development


Medtronic Remote Solutions – case support to surgeons: Select an innovative solution to provide remote case support for procedures in which case support and proctoring 1:1 was provided on site pre-COVID-19. Deploy the solution to specific segments of the market across 5.000 field staff employees, 14.000 hospitals and 155 procedures. Determine best near-term solution to meet requirement and inform Medtronic about long-term ideal differentiated solution.

Total Prize CHF 4000.-


SILAB/Ecole de la Santé La SourceNon-Exhausting hospitalization: shorten patient stay at hospital, especially the vulnerable elderly to avoid exhaustion and related risks, while not adding tasks to nurses. The solution should not only target the means deployed at the hospital to shorten the stay, but also consider the big picture, with more preparation at home, shift of exams at home, or stay at home after short interventions. It may be necessary to create specific solutions for different types of situations and diseases.

Prize: Coaching days & access to experts for a value of CHF 3000.-



  • Please apply and send us your ideas by July 25th the latest using this form:
  • The solutions that you propose will be reviewed by a pool of experts and the winners will be announced by the end of July.
  • Prizes will be used to bring your ideas further. Depending on the challenge, some coaching will also be available as a follow up, we will send more details to the winners.
  • To view the presentation slides and in case you have any questions to ask regarding one of the challenges, we set-up a forum that you can access here: