Health Tech Challenge

Upcoming Event: Final Round

  • Applications have now closed for the Health Tech Challenge 2024


The Health Tech Challenge is a business idea competition that attracts both students and professionals in a unique event in the vibrant city of London. Hosted by the London Business School Healthcare Club and sponsored by Novartis Venture Fund, with the support of the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Private Capital and its donors, this annual competition offers mentorship, training, networking opportunities, and a prize of £10,000 to the winning team.  

Judges and Mentors


  • Marc Ceulemans, Head Strategic Venture Capital Fund & Pharma Equities, Novartis Venture Fund
  • Jenny Thomas, Director of Implementation and Scale Up at Doccla, Founder of DigitalHealth.London
  • Rajeev Mahimkar, Director of Competitive Intelligence-Product Portfolio Development (CI-PPD), LBS SLOAN20
  • Michael Niddam, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Kamet Ventures
  • Rory Popert, Advisory Board Member Genehub, Service Owner, Genomics England and Visiting Professor at ESCP Business School
  • Jason Foster, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Ori Biotech
  • Rahul Kapoor, Director of Health Tech business at CPI, LBS MBA10
  • Manish Miglani, Managing Partner of YNM Growth Capital, LBS MBA10
  • Sree Kamineni, Advisor & Board Member for various Healthcare & Tech firms, LBS Healthcare Club Founder, LBS MBA98
  • Nayan Kalnad, CEO at Avegen, LBS MBA12