Hosted by VHA Innovation Ecosystem and Founder Institute, the Breaking Boundaries
Collaboration Challenge is a pitch competition in which innovators will have the opportunity
to collaborate with the VA to advance their solution to the next stage of development.
Twenty healthcare innovators, non-profits, entrepreneurs, start-ups, or academic affiliates
at the earliest stages of solution design and development will be invited to pitch to VHA IE
VHA Innovators Network (iNET) site leadership and staff throughout the country. The goal
is advancing innovative healthcare solutions that ultimately change the lives of Veterans
and the general public.
Pitch applications are accepted June 9-July 30, 2021. Pitches take place August 26 with the
Breaking Boundaries: Co-Designing for Tomorrow panel discussion and Challenge winners
announced August 27. Winners will also be invited to demo progress at iEX in October 2021.
To register to attend this and other iEX events: