GHIC 2016: Innovation Prize Up for Grabs for Best Two Social Impact Pitches

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The Innovation Prize is a $10,000 and a $2,000 cash prize that is awarded to the two best social impact pitches that are presented at the 2016 Global Health & Innovation Conference. All conference registrants — both students and professionals, and both non-profit and for-profit organizations — are eligible to apply for the Innovation Prize…. Read more »

Two students develop lifesaving technology

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A pair of high school students are developing a piece of potentially life-saving technology. The HeartWatch “is a 24/7 heart monitoring and analysis system,” according to HelpWear CEO André Bertram. It analyzes the electrical activity and pulse of the user’s heart. When it determines that the user is going to have a heart attack or is otherwise in distress,… Read more »