Innov8 Talks

The exciting start-up competition session is back at Arab Health 2021!  With a new round of start-ups from all over the world, this is your chance to learn more about what these entrepreneurs are doing to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are one of these start-ups, this is your opportunity to apply to take part and show us your great new idea! 


23 May - 22 July 2021

from your office or home


21 - 24 June 2021

Dubai World Trade Centre

Innov8 Pitch Competition

This year, we will have 24 start-ups participating to showcase how they have been developing unique and innovative solutions in the areas of prevention, detection, management, operations, diagnostics and more – all around how to fight the pandemic. 

8 pitches a day, for 8 minutes each. Take your turn to showcase to our judges how you are changing the face of healthcare online and live. 

Areas of interest include:

  • Clinical AI chatbots/symptom checkers
  • Detecting pathogens
  • Disruption management
  • Intelligent virtual assistants
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Operational efficiency
  • Point of care diagnostics
  • Population outbreak management
  • Remote patient monitoring
  • Vaccines
  • Ventilators or Respiratory protective devices

2020 Innovation committee included