HealthTech Award 2022 is open for application
Healthtech award

HealthTech Award, celebrating healthtech innovations that make a difference for people’s lives, is now open for companies in the Nordics.

Publish date: 2022-03-01 Text: 
Lizelotte Edvinsson

This is the 2nd edition of the award by GREAT and Vitalis in cooperation with Sahlgrenska Science Park, recognising innovative companies providing a healthtech solution or product that has a proven positive impact on healthcare, prevention, prediction, health and/or quality of life.

The award is open for applications from today through 12 April and the winner will be announced at the opening of Vitalis, the largest e-health event in Scandinavia, on 17 May 2022.

Last year, Boneprox won the HealthTech Award in tough competition.

“The prize put wind in our sails, increased our credibility and created curiosity among potential clients,” says Peder Remman, CEO, Boneprox.

The prize consists of:

  • Tailored innovation session with IT and business consulting company CGI, focusing on how to improve speed and value from the innovation process Value 50 000 SEK
  • A strategy workshop with Tech Consulting Company HiQ, tailored to the winning company’s digital needs. Value 50 000 SEK
  • Expert legal advice with law firm MAQS
  • Present at one of GREAT’s events during 2022/2023

New this year:

Ten finalists will be selected and invited together with the winner to give a 3-minute pitch at Vitalis on 17 May, at 15.30 – 17.00.  

More info and how to apply for The Healthtech Award here

What the jury is looking for:

Innovation, Involvement of users/patients in development, prediction, sustainability, care outcomes, social impact, scalability and market potential. 

The winner is selected by the jury, consisting of:

Charlotta Gummeson, CEO, Sahlgrenska Science Park

Frode Langmoen, Technology Executive Nordic Business Development and ISVs

IBM Global Business Partners

Jon Nilsson, Vice President Life Sciences, Government & Health, CGI

Lars Lindsköld, Regional Development Officer, Region Västra Götaland

Maria Sterner, Manager Vitalis

Marianne Larsson, Director, Healthtech Nordic

Medical doctor, Innovation & healthtech Programme, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

For more information, please contact:

Maria Sterner, affärsområdeschef, Vitalis, tel +46 31 708 82 35

Tore Johnsson, styrelseledamot, GREAT, tel +46 70 602 20 90


The award is a co-operation between GREAT and Vitalis.


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, founded in 2004, 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.