Final Pitch Competition: October 16, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:30pm MIT Sloan School of Management (Building E52, Room 164)
The 5 finalist teams from the June Hacking Dermatology event will compete for additional grant funding - a total of $55k will be distributed. RSVP here.
Agenda: 5:30-6pm: Dinner/Networking 6-8:30pm: Pitches, judging, and winners announced (Pitches will be 15 minutes, with 10 dedicated to presentations and 5 to Q+A. A panel of judges will evaluate all teams and winners will be announced at the end of the evening)
Hacking Dermatology: June 8 - 10, 2018 Cambridge Innovation Center - Venture Cafe 1 Broadway in Cambridge, Mass
On June 10th, the top five teams were awarded grants in the amount of $5k. The top teams will be invited to compete for a total of $50k in additional grant funding in Fall 2018. Other teams, both those who participated in the hackathon and those who did not, are invited to apply for entry to the Fall 2018 pitch competition. This application will be made available in mid-August 2018.
The winning teams from the June 2018 hackathon were (in alphabetical order):
Eir is a voice enabled AI assistant for patients with chronic dermatological challenges. Eir makes it simple and easy for patients to track their medical conditions and help supercharge consultations by creating ingestible summaries for patients to share with their dermatologist, resulting in happier patients and fewer doctor visits.
HyJamas™ is simple to use and comfortable sleepwear for eczema patients and people suffering from skin dryness. At the core of HyJamas is a proprietary moisturizing fabric technology, which prevents itch flare ups and promises a good night's sleep.
Lucid is a first-in class personalized and automated home patch testing solution. We replace the months of wait time and multiple in-office visits of traditional patch testing by sending patients personalized patch kits based on their health history, occupational exposures, and a digital assessment of their personal health products. Patch test results are instantly interpreted at home using computer vision technology and translated into easy-to-follow product recommendations that improve patient adherence and long-term health.
Matchlab provides cosmeceutical companies with key insights on product performance across various target populations. We provide an application for consumers to try new test products and a dashboard for cosmeceutical companies to receive real-time feedback on product performances.
PatchMe: Augmented reality experience for pediatric eczema patients.