Innov8 Talks at Arab Health

As we look to the future of healthcare, we are entering a new period of innovation with start-ups, to small companies to the larger tech & pharmaceuticals getting involved to advance into the world of new technologies & discoveries. After a successful run at Arab Health 2019, the Innov8 Talks will be returning to Arab Health 2020 with new content, products, & pitches.

27 - 30 January 2020

Dubai World Trade Centre

The concept!

Your 8 minute pitch

You will have 8 minutes to pitch the concept and idea behind the company to our esteemed panel of judges that drive innovation in the UAE through incubator and accelerator programs, partnerships and investments.  Be as creative and engaging as possible to showcase your innovative product. This is your chance to share how you are improving the healthcare industry to an audience of potential investors, and to network with a wide selection of industry experts. 

Deadline to submit your pitch - Friday, 18 October

The new and improved - Innov8 Talks

The Pitch-Off

The healthcare industry has been exponentially growing and changing over the last decade, making this an exciting time to be an entrepreneur in this field.  With start-ups launching all over the world to look at ways to fundamentally improve the quality of care, while lowering costs and speeding up the time to diagnose and treat a patient; the Innov8 Talks has been developed to highlight these ideas. 

Coming back for a second year after a successful run, the Innov8 Talks will take place across all four days of the Arab Health Exhibition, from the 27 - 30 of January 2020 in Dubai.  If you are a start-up or a small SME, submit your pitch to take part in this inspiring venture and be a part of the 32 companies that are changing the face of healthcare every single day. Deadline to submit your pitch - Friday, 18 October.

Innovation Committee

Ahmed Banna, Co-Founder & President (EMEA),
ThoughtFire, Dubai, UAE

Dr Mazin Gadir, Strategy & Organizational Transformation Advisor, Digital Health & Innovation Consultant, Dubai, UAE

Ihsan Almarzooqi, Chief Strategy and Governance, Dubai Healthcare City Authority, Dubai, UAE

Saqr AlHemeiri, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Michael Schelper, General Manager,
Strategic Growth Markets,
Cerner, Dubai, UAE

Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of IT Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sarper Tanli, Group Chief Executive Officer, Manzil Healthcare Services, Dubai, UAE

Dr Aaron Han, Consultant Pathologist, Chief, Department of Pathology,
American Hospital Dubai, Dubai, UAE

Keynote by

Dr Maulik Majmudar, Chief Medical Officer