Global Challenge Lab 2021
Good Health & Well-being
In July 2021 at the inaugural Global Challenge Lab, 950 students from across the world registered for the 10-day hackathon addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. 58 international student teams were formed and generated innovative solutions that were then pitched for the £20,000 prize fund.
Co-funded by Bristol Myers Squibb
Global Challenge Lab 2021 Video Library
In July 2021 at the inaugural Global Challenge Lab, students from across the world formed international teams and generated solutions that addressed the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. Over 10 days the students attended keynote talks, workshops and masterclasses, culminating in the pitch final. Read more about the event here and view the event video, all of the sessions and the pitch final below.
Global Challenge Lab 2021
Wan’t to know what happens when you bring together the brightest students from all over the world and ask them to solve a global challenge? Check out the event video above.
Introduction to UN SDG’s swith Prof. Michael Templeton
What is UN Sustainable Development Goal #3 Good Health and Well-being and why is this particular goal important? Imperial College London’s Professor Michael Templeton explores the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.
Introduction to Global Challenge Lab 2021 Tracks
Join Dr Nazneen Rahman, Founder of YewMaker as we discuss the four tracks on the Global Challenge Lab 2021.
Children’s Health with Dr. Walusa Assad
How has the pandemic affected health overall in children? What are the challenges and long-term outcomes of COVID-19?
Access to Healthcare with Hong Wa Poon
Digital Innovation: A high degree of access to healthcare improves people’s overall health status and decreases health inequalities.
Access to Healthcare in Underdeveloped Countries with Claudio Lottenberg
Non-Digital Innovation: How can we ensure access to adequate healthcare in the most remote areas of our planet for these communities?
Communicable Diseases with Dr. Jonathan Fok
What are the most common infectious diseases in developed countries and which treatments present an opportunity?
Mental Healthcare with Dr Kylie Henderson
How can we use new research & technologies to make treatments and diagnosis of mental health conditions more efficient?
Non Communicable Diseases with Dr. Jyotsna Vohra
What are the biggest challenges that developing countries face as a consequence to non-communicable diseases?
Communicable Diseases with Dr. Kafui Senya
What are the most common communicable or infectious diseases in developing countries, and how can innovation play its part?
Women’s Healthcare with Dr Jane Hirst
What are some of the biggest challenges in women’s health across the globe?
Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Health and Wellbeing Industry
We welcome four founders from across the world to share their experiences of entrepreneurship in healthcare.
Perspectives from Around the World
Representatives around the globe discuss how countries differ in their perspective and progress on the UN SDG’s with an emphasis on heath.
Stress Relief & Working Under Pressure
Health & Wellbeing Activity: Take the most out of this practical session on meditating for a healthy living.
Social Entrepreneurship with Staph Leavenworth-Bakali
What is social entrepreneurship and what are some examples related to UN SDG #3 from around the world?
Huawei Machine Learning & AR
How to compose a Smart CameraX
Navigating Careers in Technology
Hear from experts at Huawei as they discuss their personal career journeys.
Closing Ceremony & Demo Day
Hear from the top eight global teams as they pitch to win a share of the £20,000 prize fund.
We will also host a fireside chat between Anne-Marie Tomchak and Fred Hassan, where we will explore Fred’s exceptional career, his thoughts on the healthcare industry and his advice on leadership.