Innov8 Talks - Driving innovation in healthcare - Arab Health

Innov8 Talks - Spark the Future of Healthcare

Get ready for an electrifying global showdown at the Innov8 Start-Up Competition at Arab Health 2024! This is the place where innovation meets ambition - featuring 24 of the world's most promising start-ups, each on a mission to outshine the rest, impress the judges, and secure USD 10,000 grand prize

Calling all healthcare innovators, disruptors, and entrepreneurs to showcase their amazing idea or product to the industry leaders.

29 Jan - 1 Feb 2024

Dubai World Trade Centre

Innov8 Talks 2024

Prepare for a spectacle of business prowess, cutting-edge solutions, and unparalleled innovation that's sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!

Partnership with GEN Accelerates (Global Entrepneurship Network)
GEN Accelerates is a virtual platform that creates community, supports ecosystems, provides mentorship, delivers training, educates curious minds, and transforms the thinking of entrepreneurs.

Submission Deadline: 10 January 2024

The breakdown and concept

The concept:

  • Top 24 start-ups will be shortlisted
  • 4 minutes to pitch and 5 minutes of Q&A with the judges
  • Top 2 finalists will compete in the finale from each group 


  • It is free to participate, however, you are responsible for your own flight and accommodation to attend the event
  • You will be contacted directly if your application is accepted
  • Please share as much information as possible about your company/product/idea in order to be considered


  • Artificial intelligence Generative AI
  • Generative AI
  • Metaverse  
  • AR & VR  
  • Screening & Diagnostics  
  • Disease management  
  • Drug discovery  
  • Healthcare data management
  • Good health and well-being

The prizes

The winner of Innov8 Talks 2024, will not only get the recognition and the once in a lifetime opportunity to present their innovation to the international healthcare community but will also receive:

1st prize

US $10,000

2nd prize

Recognition award

3rd prize

Recognition award

Investor Networking Lounge - Innov8

Engage in a series of purpose-driven and time-efficient 10-minute discussions with potential investors, gaining valuable insights to enhance your start-up and possibly increase the chances of securing funding.

The competition will run in person during Arab Health 2024, 29 Jan - 1 Feb

How does this work?

The selected start-ups for the Innov8 Competition will receive access to this investor networking lounge

Investors will hand-select start-ups with the right fit and the GEN Accelerates and Arab Health team will help facilitate 1-1 meetings

The investor networking lounge will be held across 3 days from
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM