Innovation contest

Solutions for mental health challenges

EXTENDED: Open to applications until the 31st of August 2022

Categories and prizes

Innovative and disruptive ideas

We help your innovative project or idea get closer to the market and society*. We will award two disruptive initiatives 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 will be considered.

Digital solutions for mental health

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€).

Download the documents and enter the contest!

Candidates must complete the Application Form of their category. Once completed, candidates should send an e-mail with the completed form to, with “Mental Health Innovation Contest” as an email subject.

Challenges we want to overcome:

  • Early detection and prevention in mental health
  • 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
  • Suicide

These challenges are a result of the Cocreation of challenges event with people affected by mental health problems, organized by the TECSAM Network.

About the TECSAM Network

Innovation network in new mental health technologies in Catalonia. It brings together 29 Catalan research groups that investigate issues related to technology and mental health.


Dr. Antoni Pujades, 42, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu
Sant Boi de Llobregat