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Everis Award 2017: everis announces the five finalists

Prêmio Empreenda Saúde 2017

A total of 217 registered projects were analyzed,

proposing innovative solutions for health through technology.

This year, entrepreneurs and researchers from all Brazilian states contributed 217 initiatives, which were submitted to the evaluation of the judging committee of the third edition of the Award, a number slightly higher than the previous edition. The selection of the most innovative ideas was carried out by a team of renowned representatives from the areas of education, research and innovation, as well as entrepreneurs from the most diverse spheres of health, who analyzed criteria of applicability (relevance of the problem), innovation and level of contribution for the improvement of the health system (size of the beneficiary population).

The five finalists will make a face-to-face presentation of their projects to members of the judging panel and the Prize evaluating committee at an event closed on October 26 during the HIS - Healthcare Innovation Show 2017, at São Paulo Expo, Imigrantes, Km 1,5 - São Paulo.

The Empreenda Saúde Award is an initiative of everis, a multinational consulting firm that offers strategy and business solutions from the NTT DATA Group, which aims to encourage professionals and students from different areas to develop projects that can contribute to the improvement of practices, processes, technologies and management methods in the health sector, applied in three areas: Comprehensive Health Care; Efficiency in Products and Assistance Processes, and Mechanisms of Educational Integration and Health.

"We seek to contribute to the development of new talents through incentives of good practices, as well as stimulating the inventive spirit and overcoming future entrepreneurs in the most varied areas, whether in health, technology or development. We believe that new ideas can bring great contributions to the improvement of the health sector in the Country and the awards only show us that each year the dispute is getting stronger by the quality and maturity of many projects we have received. In this edition, we had inscriptions from all states, with many ideas aimed at Internet of Things, demonstrating that new technologies are increasingly on the radar of those who work and researches solutions to transform the Brazilian health sector ", affirms Raphael Bueno, partner of the area of ​​Health of everis and responsible for the initiative in Brazil.

For Dr. Luiz Fernando Lima Reis, Director of Teaching and Research of the Sírio-Libanês Hospital and member of the evaluation committee and the panel of judges of the awards, it is very important to create opportunities such as this so that young researchers and institutions show their findings. "What stands out still more is the commitment to transform projects into reality, to ensure that all the effort applied during the innovation process does not end at the critical stage of reaching the market, transforming knowledge into products or processes that benefit society. It is this effort that we want to stimulate. "

Final projects for the 2017 Health Care Award

WHEELIE - Innovative technology for driving a wheelchair

Paulo Pinheiro (Campinas - SP)

Wheelie is the first computer program in the world capable of recognizing almost a dozen facial expressions and translating them into command to control motorized wheelchairs and electronic equipment without the use of body sensors and extremely high efficiency.


Edson Costa (São Paulo - SP)

Oxiot monitors medical oxygen consumption per patient in home care and hospitals, combining hardware and software in the Internet of Things (IoT) concept, and aims to save lives by facilitating the chain of oxygen therapy.

Unstable platform as game control for rehab

Dalton Kina (Catanduva - SP)

Physical platform with particular characteristics of customizable instability, according to the conditions of each patient. Also equipped with inertial sensors, which allow it to function as a control of games aimed at rehabilitation.

Multispectral reading device for blood analytes

Marcelo Teixeira de Souza (Ribeirão Preto - SP)

Device for biochemical analysis of human blood plasma in a noninvasive way. The device is able to detect glucose, lactic acid, cortisol, uric acid and possibly other molecules, without generating pain or any type of discomfort or risk to the user.


Marcelino Costa (Curitiba - PR)

Cognitive risk management robot capable of generating early warning of sepsis development, reducing the time between suspicion and administration of the antibiotic, from 13 hours, Brazilian average, to only three hours.


Thursday 20 September 2018
Pitch finalists Empreendimento Saúde Award
Monday 27 August 2018
Selection of the finalists of the Prêmio Empreenda Saúde
Monday 06 August 2018
Evaluation of the projects by the jury

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