EIT Health and HealthIL are honored to present the Global Challenges Competition -  your gateway to Scale!

This is your opportunity to pitch to potential customers in health organizations in Europe and Israel, and to the Microsoft Global delegation


This competition is first of it's kind- cross global challenges!

The Demo-Day screening session will be held at Microsoft TLV together with HealthIL team and Innovation managers from EIT Health Were founders are expected to present their solution and their ready-ness for the global stage in a pitch-night format. Each startup will have 5 minutes to present their startup to the judging comprised of members from EIT Health, Microsoft, HealthIL and representatives from Israeli health organizations, and another 5 min for Q&A.

Application open until
Nov. 20th

Internal screening process


Pitch meetup

& announcing the winners

EIT Health and HealthIL are joining forces to transform healthcare, and are inviting you to participate in the Step up- Scale up! Global Health Challenges Competition.

Who is EIT Health? EIT Health is a Knowledge and Innovation Community established by the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT), an independent EU body set up in 2008 to promote innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe.


The challenges were presented by health organizations in Israel as well as in Europe. By solving one challenge you are able to impact multiple organizations

Are you ready for the challenge? 

You are here to solve cross-over organizations' challenges. 

All challenges are not unique to a specific health organization, but repeating both in Israel and in Europe. 

Transforming clinical data into insight and predictions

1. Handling, managing and integrating clinical data in compliance to security and regulation standardshandling, managing and integrating clinical data in compliance to security and regulation standards 2. Ingestion and integration of patient data into clinical care plans , process and tools 3. reducing data overload, and enabling access to complete and relevant information at the point of care

Continuum of Care

1. Enabling data sharing between platrfoms and tools to support patient journey between providers 2. Improving diagnosis, triage and planning care pathways and protocols 3. Improving monitoring and care for recovery, chronic patients and rehabilitation

Empowering the care provider

​​​​​​1. Improving experience with medical devices, apps and tools 2. Improving care coordination and collaboration between providers 3. Improving provider to patient interactions and communication


Global and Sales Ready, with a couple of costumers 

Business Model

Technologies is Digital Health and other sectors who can adjust the solution quickly to the challenge

After (or during) initial funding

Using cloud system (Microsoft's or not)


1. Exposure to global health organizations' challenges

2. Presenting to Microsoft's executive panel, HealthIL and innovation managers from EIT Health.

3. Expertise and feedback from leading teams in Digital Health in Israel and internationally

4. Option to win and enter Microsoft's Scale UP program 

5. Meet 20 Innovation managers from Europe.


Elena Bonfiglioli - EMEA Health leader, Microsoft

Hadas Bitran - Head of Microsoft Healthcare Israel, Microsoft Israel R&D Center

Adi Ben-Nesher - Digital Strategy Architect, Microsoft Services

Amit Raveh – Azure Solution Specialist

Jonathan Menuhin - CEO, Israel Innovation Institute.

Yoav Fisher - Head of Technological Innovation, HealthIL


Open Innovation Enabler


Heli Rostoker

Health Organizations Lead


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Yael Ophir

Executive Director


Yoav Fisher

Technology Manager


Naama Baor

Ecosystem Development


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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