Calling local residents and professionals! Do you have ideas on how to improve health in your community? Join our one day interactive challenge event and turn your idea into a viable business pitch. You’ll have the chance to work in teams with other entrepreneurs, start-ups, health and life science experts and local authorities to create and refine solutions to local health challenges. Two teams will be awarded £500, and a guaranteed place on the project’s upcoming business incubation or accelerator programmes.

This event is part of the Boosting Life Sciences Social Economy programme funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and places, supporting local business, and people and skills. 

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Who Should Attend:

Health and wellbeing is for everyone! We want to ensure we collaborate on ways to address local health challenges.

We invite individuals from Hackney and Tower Hamlets.   

  • Residents of Hackney and Tower Hamlets
  • Social / Impact-driven businesses
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Community organisations
  • Local VCSEs (e.g. ODAC and others)
  • Knowledge and innovation institutions
  • Local authority representatives (Camden and Islington Council)

Reserve your spot today and be part of the change!

The Boosting Life Sciences Social Economy programme is a partnership between Camden, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Islington, Lambeth, Southwark, and Tower Hamlets, in collaboration with MedCity, to support local social businesses and potential entrepreneurs in the public health and life sciences sectors, to increase opportunities in these sectors and address entrenched health and wealth inequalities.