Arkathon Program
Arkathon Program
Arkathon Program
Evaluate.
Test.
Iterate.
Succeed.
Evaluate.
Test.
Iterate.
Succeed.
Evaluate.
Test.
Iterate.
Succeed.

See you at the next edition of the rich health innovation program !

Arkathon Program is a unique concept where companies, from Switzerland and abroad, leading healthcare organizations and technological institutes, work closely together to co-develop health solutions, with the economic support of public regional funds.

This program is divided into three parts: the International Open Call,  the on-site Bootcamp and the Immersion Program !

 

The winners of the 2021 edition will be announced very soon !

EVALUATE, TEST, AND VALIDATE

your solution with end-users

CO-DEVELOP
HAND-ON-HAND

with health professionals and leading experts

GET AN IMMEDIATE
FEEDBACK

on the market needs

SELECTED PARTICIPANTS IN THE 2021 BOOTCAMP EDITION

SOUNDMAP

SoundMap

THE INNOVATIVE PROJECT TO HELP THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

UBIQUE TECH

Ubique Tech

A FUN REHABILITATION THANKS TO THE UBIQUE TECH PROJECT

SAM 3D

SAM 3D

IMPROVE YOUR POSTURE WITH SAM 3D

ARTICULATE LABS

Articulate Labs

ACCELERATING PHYSICAL REHAB AND RESTORING MOBILITY

U-CARE MEDICAL

U-Care Medical

U-CARE MEDICAL, THE SOLUTION AGAINST KIDNEY INJURIES

ARKATHON PROGRAM
MILESTONES

September 30 | OPEN CALL APPLICATION
with a high-level description of your proposed solution.
November 30 | END OF CALL FOR PROJECTS
December 1 – January 30 | EVALUATION
by a Jury of experts
January 30 | PROJECTS SELECTED
6-10 teams will be selected to participate in the Bootcamp Days
March 24-26 | BOOTCAMP
The 6-10 selected teams will attend a 3-days Bootcamp Days
May 27 | IMMERSION PROGRAM (4-6 MONTHS)
2-3 teams will be selected to attend the immersion program to further co-develop their solution and will receive up to CHF 25,000 in prizes.

ELIGIBILITY

Who is this program for?

1

Healthcare innovators from Switzerland or abroad – i.e., entrepreneurs, startups, intrapreneurs,

2

willing to test, co-develop and validate an innovative solution or new fonctionnalities of a product under development, at least the demonstrator or prototype stage,

3

in immersion in a medical ecosystem, coach by experts,

4

for immediate feedback from end users and a better understanding of market needs.

CONTACT

For further questions or help,
please email us.

OUR PARTNERS

In the heart of the highest peaks of the Alps, the Arkathon program thrives in the canton of Valais, Switzerland.
Center of excellence in five strong specialties: Sport, Mountain Medicine, Ageing – care for the elderly, Rehabilitation and Traumatology (S.M.A.R.T.) the canton of Valais benefits from the high quality skills and expertise, recognized nationally and internationally,
of major players established on its territory.

This cutting-edge ecosystem actively participates in the Arkathon Program: