Welltech Ventures, Wellness and Health innovation fund, and WHIT, the Wellness Home built on Innovation and Technology have partnered together to host a Wellness and Health Innovation Competition, that aims to showcase innovative wellness and health solutions and fosters entrepreneurship in our industry.
Created by the Lake Nona Institute, along with its collaborative partners, WHIT is a first-of-its-kind home designed to activate health solutions and technologies and research their ability to measurably improve health and wellbeing. WHIT is located in Lake Nona, a smart, Sustainable city of the future in Central Florida focused on optimizing health and wellbeing in the built environment. Partnering together with Welltech Ventures, we will be scouring the world for novel technologies/products that address some of the biggest challenges in wellness and answer the question: what is a healthy home.
We have outlined a Global Call to Action competition to find solutions for specific wellness areas within WHIT and the solution/group/product selected will be implemented into the house. We have carefully selected judges who are highly regarded for their knowledge and experience.
The winner will be announced at WHIT, during the 2024 Lake Nona Impact Forum. The Lake Nona Impact Forum (LNIF) is committed to leading the conversation for building the Wellbeing Ecosystem of the Future, by exploring the intersections of health, wellness, medical and scientific innovation, and strategies to optimize human performance and is scheduled for February 28- March 1, 2024.
Award by Welltech Ventures and WHIT:
Demo day: November 13, 2023
EVP & President, U.S. Healthcare, Walgreens Boots Alliance
17th Surgeon General of the United States
Chief of Health Innovations, Canyon Ranch
Distinguished Laureate Professor, University of Arizona
Executive Vice President, Medicare and Chief Innovation and Experience Officer, GuideWell and Florida Blue
Senior Vice President,
Global Direct to Consumer, New Balance
Pediatrician, Author, and Connector of Dots
Chief Innovation Officer – PSU Evidence to Impact Collaborative
Senior Vice President, Care Transformation and Innovation, HCA Healthcare
CEO & Founder, Proto.life
Founder & Chair, NextMed Health
Industry Manager – Digital Health, Meta
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Connect
U.S. National Sector Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences & Global Center of Excellence, KPMG
CEO, Verus Advisory
CEO and Co-Founder, leAD Sports & Health Tech Partners
CEO & Co-founder, StartUp Health
CEO, SleepScore Labs
CEO & Founding Principal, Vera Iconica Architecture
Founder, Smart Kitchen Insights Group
Senior Director, Global Marketing, Leviton
Director of Innovation, Houston Methodist
About Welltech Ventures:
Welltech Ventures is a leading venture capital firm solely focused on the wellness and health space. Our high-level experience, thought leadership, vast global network, and founder-focused, fast-paced culture makes us the partner of choice for Israel’s most promising and profitable well-tech entrepreneurs.
About Lake Nona: Planned and developed by the Tavistock Group, Lake Nona is one of the fastest growing and most innovative communities in America. Located in Orlando, Florida, the 17-square-mile community has established a new standard of living for its residents with groundbreaking initiatives around technology, mobility, and wellbeing. Lake Nona is located contiguous to Orlando International Airport in the most visited destination in the U.S. The smart and connected community’s advanced infrastructure and commitment to collaboration has drawn visionary companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe to join its living lab environment accelerating economic growth and opportunity across health and life sciences, education, hospitality, and sports and performance. Lake Nona’s attractive business ecosystem is enhanced by a thriving cultural landscape defined by iconic architecture and engaging public art installations, miles of trails and walkable green spaces, weekly signature events, shopping, dining and entertainment options set amongst Central Florida’s beautiful natural landscape and year-round sunshine. For more information, visit www.lakenona.com.
Welltech Ventures, Wellness and Health innovation fund, and WHIT, the Wellness Home built on Innovation and Technology have partnered together to host a Wellness and Health Innovation Competition.
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