HealthEdge Challenge 2018:
Devices for better care, better health and better science

NEWS & Highlights

What is HealthEDGE?

HealthEDGE is an innovation CHALLEGE intended to give health[care] an edge.

It was born from a need to catalyze more ideas around real and current problems with the health-care system to fuel the massive health science innovation engine that has been created in the GTA. It is a platform for change--people, communities, problems and ideas are its fuel.


A tripartite team at the University of Toronto. Learn more about us.
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Arts & Science
The Hatchery
The Hatchery
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

HealthEDGE PRocess

Our Road-map to Sparking Innovation:

YOU can help improve the patient experience! What are the missing gaps? What are the problem devices? What has become to old? Too cumbersome? Tell innovators what needs to be innovated!


From problems to prototypes, ideas need to be generated, refined and tested. Help students, entrepreneurs and other innovators brainstorm and test their ideas. HealthEDGE includes a series of workshops & JAMS to help SPAKE ideas.


With actual problems and selected ideas, now all that remains is to make something new or better that can solve the “need”. HealthEDGE helps innovators develop their innovations for presentation at the UofT Health Innovation Day.

Old Administration Building, 263 McCaul, Room 120 Toronto, ON. M5T 1W7