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Develop your idea.


We want to help you build the future of healthcare!

The Health Tech Challenge is a business idea competition that attracts both students and professionals in a unique event in the vibrant city of London. Hosted by the London Business School Healthcare Club and sponsored by Illumina and Strategy&, with the support of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Isomer Capital, this annual competition offers mentorship, training, networking opportunities and a prize of £10,000 to the winning team.

To register for the final event click here! To learn more about the competition, click here. 

Our latest news!

May 11, 2020

It's HTC O'Clock!

In the spirit of innovation and flexibility, the London Business School’s Health Tech Challenge Team is pleased to present to bring you our VIRTUAL 2020 HEALTH TECH CHALLENGE!

After a gruelling few months of preparation and mentorship, we have reduced our competitive pool to 7 amazing finalist teams from across the globe, ready to pitch their ideas for a chance to win £10,000, the opportunity to attend LBS’ Entrepreneurship Summer School, as well as the inaugural People’s Choice Award.

Your vote counts this year!

As promised, we have added NEW ELEMENTS to the HTC this year. These include:

  • VC panel discussion - The future of digital healthcare amidst Covid-19 with Dr Benedict Evans (Managing Director at InHealth Ventures), Bobby Kaura (Lead of Illumina Accelerator), Michael Niddam (Co-Founder and Managing director of Kamet Ventures) and Paolo Pio (Managing Director at Joyance Partners Europe)

  • Keynote speech – Innovation and agility in times of crisis by HTC Co-founder and Healthcare Strategy& Consultant, Rory Popert

Click here to register now and mark your calendars!

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February 10, 2020

Everything you always wanted to know about HTC...the webinar is coming!

Ask your questions about the application process and the competition in the upcoming webinar info session on February 17th at 5:00pm GMT. Save the date!

Register here to attend the webinar and share with us any question you may have to make sure we address it during our info session!

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January 28, 2020

Applications for the 2020 Health Tech Challenge are now opened 

Click on our above buttons to register your team and submit your application!

Submission deadline is March 2; should you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us!

January 17, 2020


November 28, 2019

Theme of the year and…save the date!

We are excited to announce that the 2020 Health Tech Challenge’s theme will be Digital Technology in Health.

Few logistics details to make sure you block your agenda and do not miss this incredible event:

When: May 26th, 2020 pitching competition and med-tech start-up trade


Where: London Business School main campus

November 27, 2019

The 2020 Health Tech Challenge is coming!

Get ready for an appointment you cannot miss: the sixth edition of the Health Tech Challenge is approaching!

The 2020 edition will bring many news and an exciting new format.  This year participating startups will also have the opportunity to network with more mature startups and VCs at the event.

Want to find out more about the Health Tech Challenge? Click here.

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November 20, 2019


Meet the 2020 Health Tech Challenge team!

The 2020 HTC team is a mix of healthcare, business and innovation enthusiasts. Who are they and what is driving them towards the healthcare industry? Click here and get to know them.

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