HRX Innovation Challenge

HRX Innovation Challenge

HRX Innovation Challenge

Coming Soon: HRX 2024 Innovation Challenge Submission

HRX brings together healthcare leaders, entrepreneurs, physicians, technology developers, investors, and regulatory bodies to discuss the latest advancements in digital health and share challenges while envisioning future solutions.

HRX 2024 will offer two opportunities for innovators in the early stage to showcase their innovations and gain exposure.

By partnering/collaborating with entrepreneurs, inventors, visionaries, and founders, this event is a unique opportunity that provides: 

  • Exposure and Professional Networking: Build a support network, relationships, and connections that would help launch your innovation.
  • Peer Learning: Learn from other innovators that strive to improve cardiovascular care.
  • Coaching and Mentoring: Receive valuable in-kind mentoring and support from experienced innovators. 

These competitions are unopposed, so all HRX attendees are expected to attend.

HRX 2024 Showcase (New this Year)

Are you an innovator with a burgeoning idea; proof of concept or value proposition that would revolutionize cardiovascular care? Do you need support to reach the next stage of development?

The HRX 2024 Showcase is for you!

The HRX 2024 Showcase is for innovators who are looking to receive feedback from leaders in the fields of medical technology research, engineering & development, funders to help them reach the next step of development.

Stay tuned for more details! Anticipated March 2024!

HRX 2024 Pitch Competition

The HRX Pitch competition is the opportunity for Cardiovascular start-ups to showcase their innovative products, services, and solutions to a panel of judges and potential investors, gain exposure to healthcare professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs. In this highly competitive event, the judges will evaluate each pitch based on novelty, feasibility, ability to scale to market, and impact on cardiovascular care and award the cash prices.  

The top 5 teams will compete on the conference’s main stage. Each Team will race a 10 min clock to creatively pitch their innovations and have 5 minutes questions and answers from judges and attendees.  

Awards: 1st place: $30,000, 2nd place: $15,000 & People’s Choice (audience selected): $10,000 

Top performers will receive recognition, networking opportunities, and valuable support to advance their business. 


To be eligible for the Pitch Competition, each start-up company needs to be a registered, formative stage business entity that can enter into the Investment Agreement, such as a corporation or limited liability company (LLC), that met the following two criteria:

  • Less than five years from the date of formal organization
  • Has its first product or service in testing or pilot production

Stay tuned for more details! Anticipated March 2024!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The HRX Pitch Competition is in collaboration with and supported by an in-kind donation from the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) and powered by the Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal.

Do not hesitate to contact the HRX Team at if you have any questions.