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Happy New Year CAMTech Network! 

I am honored to lead our organization forward as the new Director of CAMTech. Since 2012, Elizabeth Bailey’s leadership has propelled us to global impact and tremendous growth. We are indebted to her vision and guidance, and fortunate that she will continue to offer her expertise as CAMTech’s Director of Corporate Partnerships. We are also thrilled to welcome Sandra Butler as our Senior Manager of Global Business Strategy to further develop our program’s domestic and international efforts across the medtech innovation ecosystem.
This year has kicked-off in full force with several events and initiatives already underway:
  • Our team just returned to Boston from New Delhi where we trained five CAMTech-X Ambassadors to lead the upcoming CAMTech-X Jugaadathon in their respective cities.
  • We co-hosted the Opioid Epidemic Post-Hack-a-thon Award Presentations with the GE Foundation.
  • Selection is underway for the $25k award winner of the First Mile Innovation Challenge, which garnered nearly 100 proposals from innovators in 16 countries working to improve global primary care.
  • We published the a new report on the power behind the hack-a-thon model to propel health innovations towards impact. 
As Elizabeth Bailey has continued to remind us, “none of us is as smart as all of us." So thank you for your continued commitment to working together to accelerate medtech innovation around the globe. Enjoy the latest CAMTech Pulse!

Feature Event

CAMTech-X: Jugaadathon 

March 11-12, 2017


CAMTech and Lattice Innovations recently held a two-day training session in New Delhi, India to prepare our five CAMTech-X Ambassadors for leading their individual hack-a-thons in Bangalore, Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Manipal and Delhi.  We're less than two months away to the event! Early decision applications are due January 30th, so apply now and join us in March as we innovate to improve access to healthcare for India's urban poor.

Event Recap


Congratulations Team GEMs Boxes!


During the Opioid Epidemic Post-Hack-a-thon Award Presentations, GEMs Boxes took home the $10k prize from the GE Foundation and CAMTech for the progress they have made on their innovation. Click here to read more about the event and check-out our Facebook page for photos! 

First Mile Challenge Update


Thank you Global Primary Care Innovators!


Nearly 100 clinicians and innovators from 16 different countries joined the First Mile Innovation Challenge to improve global primary care. From scale-up stage to early-stage prototypes, one of these novel solutions will win $25k and acceleration support from CAMTech and GE. Stay tuned for news about the winner!

Network News and Opportunities

Personal and Professional Ethics in Disaster Response (MGH Global Health)
Saving Lives at Birth Round 7 Broad Agency Announcement 
MedTech Innovator 2017  
MIT Healthcare Ventures Spring 2017 Course
Unite for Sight - GHIC 2017 

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