TIP Healthcare Awards 2018, one of the first of its kind in the region, was held at the New York University, Abu Dhabi last May 9, 2019 with high level attendance including H.E. Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed, Chairman, Department of Health-Abu Dhabi and H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Hajeri, Chairman of the Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi, and the participation of international government representatives, funding investors, as well as experts and executives in the innovation and healthcare sectors from across the globe.
The conference awarded a total of 23 winners with prizes worth 3 million dirhams in cash and in-kind out of 1182 applicants who participated. Applicants went through a rigorous selection process conducted by an international technical committee composed of a stellar team of experts in the field of evaluating startups and its potential in executing their transformational ideas and to ensure full transparency of the process.