HealthTech Award 2023 open for application
Award ceremony HealthTech Award 2022

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

Publish date: 2023-03-01 Text: 
Lizelotte Edvinsson

This is the 3rd edition of the award by GREAT, Vitalis and 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 14 April and the winner will be announced at the opening of Vitalis, the largest e-health event in Scandinavia, on 23 May 2023.

After the ceremony, ten selected finalists are invited together with the winner to give a 3-minute pitch at Vitalis.

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

“A great acknowledgement that we are relevant, valuable and on the right track. It increased our credibility and encouraged our team,” says Stefan Malmberg, CEO, Detectivio.

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 Value 50 000 SEK
  • Present at one of GREAT’s events during 2023

More info and how to apply for The Healthtech Award

What the jury is looking for:

Innovation, Involvement of users/patients in development, prediction, sustainability, care outcomes, social impact, scalability and market potential. More details are to be found here.   

The winner is selected by the jury, consisting of:

Annica Grimberg Lignell, Director and Head of the Accelerator @ Sahlgrenska Science Park

Anders Klingström, Director Consulting Services, CGI

Ebba Barret, MD, Innovation & healthtech Programme, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Frode Langmoen, Ecosystem Development, IBM

Maria Sterner, Manager Vitalis

Marianne Larsson, Director, HealthTech Nordic

Markus Lingman, Chief of Strategy, Halland Hospital Group


For more information, please contact:

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

Lizelotte Edvinsson, Comunications Mgr, Sahlgrenska Science  Park

lizelotte.edvinsson@sahlgrenskasciencepark, tel +46 70 533 42 43