You only have a few days left to submit your applications for the Rewired Pitchfest.

The Pitchfest is taking place on 26 March as part of the Rewired Exhibition and Conference and provides a unique opportunity for innovators from across health and care to pitch their start-up to current leaders, and make connections that can accelerate the development and adoption of their ideas.

There are 16 places available for the founders of start-ups and young businesses working to transform an aspect of health and care.

Confirmed judges are:

Mark Evans, Balderton Capital (VC)

Manoj Badale, co-founder, Blenheim Chalcot (VC)

Dr Jonathan Bloor, clinical director System C and co-founder of Careflow

Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, CEO and founder of Patients Know Best

Julie Bretland, CEO, OurMobileHealth

Charles Lowe, CEO, Digital Health and Care Alliance

The finalists, split into four groups, will have three minutes each to pitch their concept and then answer judges’ questions on a dedicated stage in front of an audience that will include members of the Digital Health CCIO, Health CIO, CNIO networks – the UK’s largest community of NHS IT leaders.

One winner will be selected from each group to go through to the final group of pitches at the end of the morning with an overall winner selected by the judges.

They will be presented with the coveted Rewired Pitchfest trophy by health secretary, Matt Hancock.

Entries are open to all start-ups working in digital health, from the UK and beyond.

The judges will then shortlist the 16 lucky start-ups who will present at Rewired.

The deadline for Pitchfest applications is midnight on 22 February. You can apply here.

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