Sprinting During a Marathon: Supporting Frontline Workers Amid the Pandemic

This month, Lisa McLaughlin is taking over our blog with an article spotlighting the healthcare needs of frontline workers during the pandemic and the ways in which telemedicine is rising to the occasion. Learn how her company, Workit Health, supports frontline workers with addiction care needs and uses technology to reduce healthcare provider burnout. Read the full article.


MedHealth Matchmaking Mixer

MedHealth is hosting another virtual event on October 21 that will include one-on-one matchmaking opportunities and engaging discussions on how we can overcome healthcare challenges together. More information will be posted on our website in the upcoming months.

Bridge the Gap for Black Tech Founders

TechTown is raising funds to support Black innovators in pursuing capital to launch their businesses. Learn more and get involved.

Technology Challenges and Programs

XLerateHealth Bootcamp

XLerateHealth is accepting applications from healthcare innovation startup companies for a 12-week virtual acceleration program. Learn more and apply.

MATTER Partners with Roche Diabetes Care

MATTER and Roche Diabetes Care are hosting a challenge to source solutions that will enable better assessment and monitoring of diabetes-related complications. Learn more about the challenge.

Global Maternal Health Tech Challenge

The HIMSS Global Health Equity Network and Accelerate Health are hosting a challenge to crowdsource solutions that address health disparities in care coordination and behavioral health to improve maternal health outcomes. Learn more about the challenge.

Health Security and Pandemic Challenge

MIT Solve is seeking solutions that will help communities prepare for, detect, and respond to emerging pandemic and health security threats. Learn more about the challenge.


MedTech Crossroads Pitch Party

This month, in2being is inviting one U.S. medical technology company per week to deliver a ten-minute pitch at the end of their MedTech Crossroads webinar. During the last webinar of the month, judges will select a winner to receive $1,000. Learn more about this event and MedTech Crossroads.

Bench to Bedside

On April 28, Oakland County Department of Economic Development and Lawrence Technological University are hosting a virtual seminar on moving healthcare technologies from concept to clinical application as a result of pandemic challenges. Learn more and register.

Kalamazoo Venture Tuesday

On April 27, join three investors as they provide feedback on three pitch presentations for educational purposes. Presenting companies this month include Lighting Designer, TSRL, and Hour Nation Archive. Learn more and register.

U.S.-Israel Health Innovation Dialogue

On April 28, leaders from U.S. and Israeli governments, businesses, and research institutions will discuss emerging healthcare innovation opportunities and policy issues. Learn more and register.

From the Sources’ Mouth with the National Science Foundation

On April 29, National Science Foundation (NSF) senior program manager Ben Schrag will share information on what technologies the NSF funds and offer tips for a successful funding proposal. Register for the webinar.


On May 4, select startup companies will pitch their business idea to an audience who will vote for their favorite idea through text message. Learn more about opportunities to pitch or attend.


On August 9–13, HIMSS will host their global health information and technology conference with in-person and virtual attendance options available. Learn more and register.

Octane Innovation Events

Octane is hosting a variety of healthcare innovation events to connect business leaders in technology innovation. Learn more about these opportunities.

Job and Internship Opportunities

Embedded Systems Developer

In2being seeks candidates with multidisciplinary engineering expertise to work on a wide variety of projects that support the development of new medical technologies. Learn more about this opportunity.

Michigan STEM Forward

Ann Arbor SPARK and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation launched a program that matches students attending Michigan colleges and universities with internships at innovation companies in the state. Eligible college students can find more information on Ann Arbor SPARK’s website. Interested companies must contact us for a private link to apply.