Awards Guidelines

UCSF Digital Health Awards 2020

Company Applications will open on June 1, 2020

June 1: Applications Open

UCSF Health Hub will start accepting company submissions starting June 1, 2019 across 15 award categories. We are seeking to find the most innovative solutions that are radically transforming healthcare by making it faster, better, simpler and cheaper, in today's reality of healthcare delivery and has been proven in improving patient outcomes.

We are looking for mature companies with in-market products or solutions that have been used by a substantial number of patients and healthcare providers and have been verified by a validation study or clinical trial.
Application process and details will be updated shortly.

August 1: Applications Close

Our award submission portal, AwardForce, will stop accepting new applications at 11:59 pm on August 1, 2020.

August 2: Judging Begins

Our esteemed panel of 100+ judges will be choosing the top 10 submissions in each category as semi-finalists after a thorough review. Judging criteria will be updated shortly.

August 20: Semi Finals (Round 1 Winners- Top 10)

The top 10 submissions in each category will be selected for further evaluation. The semi-finalists will be announced via a virtual event that will be live-streamed. The semi-finalists names will also be posted on the website.

September 1: Finals (Round 2 Winners- Top 5)

The top 5 finalists in each category will be announced online via a virtual event that will be live-streamed, and will be showcased on the awards website. Finalists will be expected to attend the virtual awards event on September 23, 2020 and be ready to receive the award should they win.

September 23: Winners Announced at Virtual Event

Throughout the event, winning companies in each category will be presented physical awards by 15 different judges, one for each awards category. Winning teams will be allotted 2-3 minutes for an acceptance speech which should ideally include a 30 second video presentation. Post-event winners will be sent a digital trophy logo to be used in any marketing materials. Winners will be featured in the UCSF Health Hub Newsletter and receive spotlights by media partners.

2020 Submissions will Open on June 1