Events

INNOVATOR ICEBREAKER

Date: October 16th, 2020 
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Event Details

The Icebreaker Event is a pre-hackathon networking opportunity, giving the innovators the chance to meet their potential teammates for the competition. Have fun, make connections and get ready for kick-off!

PITCH DAY

Date: October 17th, 2020 
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Event Details:

Bridging disciplines and accelerating the translation of research to impact, Pitch Day is our kickstarter event where our enthusiastic innovators will form multidisciplinary teams around challenges in brain science and mental health presented to them by clinicians, researchers, industry and community members.

Over the next 6 weeks between October 17 – November 30, 2020, our program will offer participants various opportunities to network with other innovators, practice skills to tackle real-world challenges, build a working prototype in a 72-hour hackathon weekend, and demonstrate their products to compete for prizes.

Keep up with what’s happening by following us on Twitter @nexus_neuro

HEALTH HACK WEEKEND

Date: November 27th - 29th, 2020  Time: TBD

Event Details:

Neuro Nexus’ 72-hour marathon of rapid prototyping by our multidisciplinary teams.

The goal? A functional prototype targeted towards solving a healthcare challenge in brain science and mental health. With access to workshops, 1-on-1 consultations and access to prototyping tools, teams will combine the expertise and skills of engineering, life sciences, business, nursing, medicine, and computer science to bring their ideas to life.

Keep up with what’s happening by following us on Twitter @nexus_neuro

DEMO DAY

Date: November 30th, 2020 
Time: 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Event Details

Rapid-fire pitches, inspiring demonstrations, and a growing health innovation community - here is where it all comes together!

On Demo Day, our multidisciplinary innovator teams from across the province will present functional prototypes built over an intense 72-hour weekend to judges and the public in competition for $50,000 in awards, including seed funding, internships, incubator memberships, and professional services offered by our sponsors and community partners.

Join us in celebrating the hard work and achievements of these daring innovators, and get a sneak peek at what just might be the next big health innovation in Alberta!