Solutions for Mental Health Challenges
Rules and more on the 1st Mental Health Innovation Contest
TECSAM Network's first Mental Health Innovation Contest
Proposals could come from individuals, public or private entities, consortiums and start-ups.
Categories and prizes
All participants presenting a proposal had the chance to receive professional advice according to their needs and objectives.
To help innovative project or idea get closer to the market and society*. Two disruptive initiatives were awarded to overcome mental health challenges with mentoring programs up to 7.500€ (definition of business model, IP protection…) and with the activation of our ecosystem.
*Only applications belonging to, participated by, or in collaboration with a member of the TECSAM Network were considered.
For more advanced solutions: get direct access to the market with a pilot test within DKV’s ecosystem (value of 15.000€) or support and mentoring programme provided and executed by the DKV Innolab team, adjusted to the project needs (value of 8.000€).
- Quality of life and mental health
- Stigma and social exclusion of people with mental health problems
- Vulnerable populations (teenagers, elderly…)
- Mental health at the workplace (stress, anxiety and depression)
- Mental health and women
- Ageing and loneliness
These challenges are a result of the Cocreation of challenges event with people affected by mental health problems, organized by the TECSAM Network.
Contest key events
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