Call: Swiss Medtech Award

Sun, 07.02. – Sun, 28.02.2021


Call for Entries: Swiss Medtech Award 2021

2021 marks the fourth year that the Swiss Medtech Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the Swiss medical technology industry. Our jury is looking for candidates from the fields of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship whose products or solutions demonstrate a clear benefit for patients. Seize the opportunity and take part in the competition to win CHF 50,000.

Who can apply?

Participation in the Swiss Medtech Award is open to companies, research institutions or syndicates from the Swiss medical technology industry.

The following criteria must be met in order to be admitted to the competition. In cases where it is unclear whether a candidate fulfils the criteria, the jury has final say.

Project-related criteria

At least one of the following project-related criteria must be met.
  • Patient benefit generated The candidates develop new medical products and can demonstrate a benefit to patients – in studies or on the market.
  • New health care solutions The candidates have implemented new solutions that lead to identifiable cost savings in the healthcare sector.
  • Pioneering advancements The candidates have contributed to the development of groundbreaking technologies or procedures that will strengthen the Swiss medical industry.

Formal criteria

Both of the formal criteria below must be met.
  • Swissness factor The achievements and provision of services must have been performed to a significant extent within Switzerland.
  • Record of achievement Candidates can provide supporting documents and/or references as evidence of their achievements.
In addition, applicants must read and accept our Terms of Participation.

Application deadline
Sunday, 28 February 2021



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Bettina Knellwolf
Project Manager Events
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