Bear Institute Pediatric Accelerator Challenge for Kids (PACK)

Tuesday 17 August 2021

The first annual Bear Institute Pediatric Accelerator Challenge for Kids (PACK) is inviting you to join them as they bring together entrepreneurs, paediatric healthcare providers, and paediatric hospital administrators, and investors to close the immense innovation gap in children’s digital health.

Top paediatric healthcare start-ups and college student teams with innovations focused on rare disease, patient education, remote patient monitoring, and telehealth to showcase their solutions to paediatric hospitals and healthcare professionals around the country.

Start-ups will share their innovations and receive valuable feedback from expert judges to learn ways to enhance their solutions and associated value all for a chance to win cash prizes totalling over $100,000 and an on-site pilot at Children’s National.

​Start-ups and college students interested in submitting an innovation for consideration in the challenge can use the Start-Up Registration and Student Team Registration. Paediatric healthcare providers and paediatric hospital administrators who would like to participate as judges for the challenge and have access to reviewing start-ups’ submissions can use the Provider & Administrator Sign-Up.