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Mabel AI won the HealthTech Award 2023
Mabel AI won the HealthTech Award 2023

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Apply now! HealthTech Award 2024: celebrating impactful healthtech innovations from the Nordics and Baltics

The HealthTech Award 2024 is now accepting entries! This prestigious award, a celebration of healthtech innovations that significantly impact people's lives, invites companies from the Nordics and Baltics to participate.

Organized by GREAT, Vitalis and Sahlgrenska Science Park’s CO-AX accelerator, this 4th edition recognizes pioneering companies that have developed healthtech solutions demonstrating a positive impact on healthcare, prevention, prediction, health and/or quality of life.

Applications are open from today until 14 April. The winners will be unveiled at Vitalis, Scandinavia's largest e-health event, on 14 May 2024. In addition to the overall winner, ten selected finalists will be invited to present a 3-minute pitch at A GREAT Pitch @ Vitalis – a great opportunity to connect with investors and other innovators.

Last year, Mabel AI emerged victorious in a highly competitive field to win the HealthTech Award.

“The Vitalis award changed everything. It gave us credibility and attracted a surge of potential customers," says Karolina Sjöberg Jabbar, CEO of Mabel AI, who was awarded the HealthTech Award 2023.

The HealthTech Award 2024 prize consists of:

  • A free 9 m2booth at Vitalis 2025.
  • 1-year membership in GREAT, with a dedicated contact from the Board, allowing a strategic dialogue concerning your business affairs, legal considerations, and IT matters.
  • Keynote presentation slot @ A GREAT DAY; an annual event with more than 300 participants.
  • Pitch slot @ A GREAT PITCH; which provides the opportunity to meet investors and other innovators in Gothenburg.
  • Opportunity to participate in internationalization-focused event hosted by the CO-AX accelerator at Sahlgrenska Science Park.

How to apply for the HealthTech Award 2024?

Use this link to submit your entry.
For more details, click here.

What will the HealthTech Award jury be looking for?

Healthtech innovation addressing a global health challenge. With particular emphasis on innovation, AI/deep-tech technology, involvement of users/patients in development, prediction, sustainability, care outcomes, social impact, scalability and market potential.

Who is on the jury selecting the winners?

  • Anders Klingström, Director Consulting Services, CGI
  • Annica Grimberg Lignell, Director Business & Innovation and Head of the CO-AX Accelerator at Sahlgrenska Science Park
  • Frode Langmoen, Ecosystem Development, IBM
  • Maria Sterner, Manager Vitalis
  • Marianne Larsson, Director, HealthTech Nordic
  • Markus Lingman, Chief of Strategy, Halland Hospital Group
  • Peter Kelly, Physician and Digitalization strategist, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

For more information, please contact:

Maria Sterner, affärsområdeschef, Vitalis
maria.sterner@svenskamassan.se, Tel. +46 31 708 82 35

Jamie Smith, Communications, Sahlgrenska Science Park
jamie.smith@sahlgrenskasciencepark.se, Tel. +46 723 757507

The HealthTech Award is a collaboration between GREAT, Vitalis and Sahlgrenska Science Park’s CO-AX accelerator.


GREAT is a networking organisation focused on developing the IT-infrastructure in West Sweden. Our mission is to work for the development of the digital society, innovation and quality of life for individuals, companies and organisations. GREAT gathers companies, municipalities, universities and telecom operators with interest in the digital infrastructure, to make sure the region around Gothenburg is connected, through a world-class infrastructure to the digital world.

About Vitalis

Vitalis is the largest ehealth event in Scandinavia, a conferences and exhibition focused on transforming healthcare and social welfare. It’s a meeting point for everyone working with business development and ehealth issues within healthcare and welfare. Visitors are from municipalities and county councils as well as from authorities and the private sector.

About Sahlgrenska Science Park’s CO-AX accelerator

As a leading accelerator in the healthtech domain, Sahlgrenska Science Park’s CO-AX accelerator offers a unique platform for visionary entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into impactful healthcare solutions. The CO-AX programme is dedicated to nurturing healthtech, medtech, biotech and deeptech startups that are at the forefront of addressing critical health issues, from improving patient care to revolutionizing medical diagnostics.

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