The Global Tech Awards recognizes excellence in various fields of technology, including Medical Technology (MedTech). The following are the criteria for Medical Technology (MedTech) Awards Category:
Innovation: The technology must be innovative and bring a new solution or approach to an existing problem in the healthcare industry.
Impact: The technology must have a positive impact on patient outcomes and/or the healthcare system as a whole.
Clinical validation: The technology must have undergone clinical trials and/or be in use in clinical settings.
User-centered design: The technology must be user-friendly and designed with the end-user in mind, whether it be a patient, healthcare provider, or caregiver.
Scalability: The technology must have the potential for widespread adoption and be able to scale to meet the demands of a growing healthcare system.
Financial viability: The technology must have a viable business model and be able to sustain itself financially.
Collaboration: The technology must demonstrate collaboration with relevant stakeholders, such as healthcare providers, researchers, and regulatory bodies.
Data privacy and security: The technology must prioritize the protection of patient data and comply with regulations and standards for data privacy and security.
Sustainability: The technology must have a focus on sustainability and consider the environmental impact of its production, use, and disposal.
Social impact: The technology must have a positive social impact, addressing disparities and increasing access to healthcare for underserved populations.
The judges will also consider other factors such as the nominee's overall impact on the Medical Technology (MedTech) field, the level of creativity and originality of the solution, and the nominee's ability to overcome technical and market challenges. All decisions of the judges are final.