join us for the closing event: 

10-11.9.17 | Life Sciences Park


BeWell.Haifa and partners are proud to present:



Generating Innovation for Digital Health Transformation


Developing digital health solutions for monitoring, diagnosis or prevention of cardiac-related conditions and their escalation

Cardiovascular diseases are one of the primary causes for morbidity and mortality, and is associated with markedly rising healthcare costs worldwide.

Digital health interventions can be harness to shift healthcare from hospitals to the community and home, and to improve individualized care through innovative technologies (e.g. wearables, sensors, AI, machine learning, mobile applications).

We gladly invite you to participate in this exciting competition which is aimed to accelerate ideation, creativity, and innovation, in order to bring cardiac-healthcare to its next level.

Zvi Ginosar

Chairman of the Board

ALYN Hospital

Dr. Amnon Rofe

CEO at Bnai-Zion

Medical Center

Elka Nir

CEO at Carmel Ltd.

The TTO of Haifa University

David Perlmutter

Chairman of the Board

Israel Institute of Technology

Craig Granowitz

Chief Medical Officer 

Amarin Corporation

Prof. Michel Bodkier

Co-founder ELSAN

Prof. Faisal Azaiza     

Dean of Social Welfare &

Health Sciences-Haifa University

Dr. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy

CEO and founder


Dr. Yoav Medan

Scientist, Entrepreneur, Mentor

Haifa Digital Health Founder

Dan Shwarzman

CEO at MindUP, the Digital Health Incubator

Ophir Shahaf

VP Business Development at eHealth Ventures Incubator

Amit Cohen

Vice President, R&D and Site Leader at Abbott

Pnina Vortman

Technical Innovation Consultant

Israel Innovation Institute

Omer Gavish

Partner at PwC Israel

Eliran Azulay

CEO at Byren Ventures

And more...

  • Digital Health entrepreneurs and startups, specialized in cardiology or not

  • Teams from all fields and areas of expertise:
    developers, engineers, physicians, nurses, designers, students
    that have a great idea!

Want to take part in our inspiring event?

All you need to do is sign up HERE


Have an IDEA but not a TEAM?

Got a TEAM but don’t have an IDEA?

Any Questions

Contact us HERE

4 Ways You Can Benefit From the 'Digital Health Heart Challenge':

  • Hacking your way to success: Great networking opportunities with high-profile clinical and industry experts

  • Fun environment, outstanding treats and incredible facilities – you will only need to focus on your challenge.

  • Participants will receive top-notch mentoring from clinical, technological and business professionals, who will accompany the teams throughout the competition.


Hackathon is an inspiring event designed to accelerate creative thinking and rapid technological development of new ideas, in a "marathon" competition format.

In this Hackathon we invite developers, entrepreneurs, and medical professionals for a 36-hour competition in Haifa, with the opportunity to win financial awards and to contribute to healthcare innovation worldwide.


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HealthIL is a non-for-profit digital health innovation ecosystem -
a joint venture of the Israel Innovation Institute, Israel's Ministry of Economy, Digital Israel at the Ministry of National Digitization, Israel Innovation Authority and Ministry of Health.


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