About HealthTech Hackathon
Between June 25 and 27, medical and technology enthusiasts, future doctors, students, biologists, entrepreneurs, startups, but also all those interested in innovations in Life Science will take part in the largest HealthTech Hackathon in Moldova!

For 3 days, participants will demonstrate their knowledge and involvement in the field of HealthTech, will respond to "how technology can help medicine" through practical sessions and will come up with their own ideas for digitizing medicine in the Republic of Moldova.
What will you get?
Besides getting your idea heard!
A chance to win up to
Three winning teams will have the chance to participate in a 3-month acceleration program with our international partners and get the chance to win $5,000 at the end of it.
Application of knowledge to practice
You will use your IT skills in something different to programming and hacking. You will influence the field of medicine and make the physical world better, together with the digital one.
Networking with International Experts
From mentors and trackers to participants and jury members, our team consist of many international experts in the field of HealthTech. Make your name known and find new collaborations.
Diversification of your area of expertise
Our participants are medical and technology enthusiasts, future doctors, students, biologists, entrepreneurs, startups, but also all those interested in innovations in Life Science. You will definitely come across working with someone from another field, enlarging your skills.
HealthTech Hackathon Agenda
June 16 - 27
Wed, June 16
Mon, June 21
17:00 - HealthTech Challenges. Presentation of challenges and diving into context. Overview of the manual.
Wed, June 23
17:00 - Team Formation
Fri, June 25 - DAY 1
  • 10:00 – Kick-off. Official part: presentation of Sponsors and organizers.
  • Agenda, organizational questions. Overview of deadlines.
  • 10:30 – Presentation of mentors.
  • 11:00 – matchmaking of singles to form teams.
  • 12:00 – matchmaking of trackers and teams
  • 12:00 – teamwork. 
  • 12:00 – ongoing zoom room available for Q&A 
  • 16:00 – mentorship sessions
  • 18:00 – summary of the day, agenda for Day 2, Q&A session
Sat, June 26 - DAY 2
  • 10:00 – Kick-off day 2
  • 10:30 – Teamwork
  • 12:00 – Mentorship Sessions
  • 14:00 – Check-up session with Mentors and trackers
  • 15:00 – Q&A session for teams
  • 15:30 – Teamwork
  • 18:00 – Summary of the day, agenda for Day 3.
Sun, June 27 - DAY 3
  • 09:30 – Kick-off day 3
  • 10:00 – Mentorship sessions
  • 12:00 – The deadline for submission projects
  • 15:00 – Start of the Demo Day session
  • 17:30 – Jury deliberation
  • 18:00 – Announcement of the winner; review of the event, the closing of the hackathon, next steps for winning teams 
HealthTech Hackathon Mentors
Geta Rasciuc
Founder & CEO at Babymoon Care B.V
Ion-Gheorghe Petrovai
Director of Innovation at FreshBlood HealthTech
Tamás Békási
Healthcare Startup, Business Development and Communication Expert, Mentor
Dóra Marosvölgyi 
Project Manager and EIT Jumpstarter mentor
Ana Niculaeș
Co-Founder at Respiro
Prof. Ghenadie Curocichin
Laboratorul de Genetica al USMF, Asociatia Medicilor de Familie
Prof. Raevschi Elena
Șef Departamentul de Cercetare al USMF
Prof. Todiraș Mihail

Șef Centrul de cercetare în domeniul sănătății și biomedicinii al USMF
Dr. Sergiu Parii
Șef Laboratorul de evaluare preclinică a medicamentului al USMF
Dr. hab. Alexandru Corlateanu
 Șef Secția Cooperare în Cercetare
Dr. Diana Calaraș
Conferențiar universitar, Disciplina de Pneumologie și alergologie, Departamentul de Medicină Internă

Dr. Daniela Abdusa

Șef Secția de Planificare, Economie si Raportare, Departamentul de cercetare
Dr. Corina Iliadi-Tulbure

Metodist principal, Secția Cooperare în Cercetare, Catedra de obstetrică și ginecologie
Dr. Artiom Jucov
Conferentiar universitar Catedra medicina de familie
Ianoș Corețchi
Societatea de cercetare a studenților

Dr. Alexandru Gasnas

Emerg Solutions

Dr. Alexei Levitchi

Data Scientist and Medical Expert (Mental ID), Barcelona, Spain
Victoria Condrat

Mensana / ONG Trimbos Moldova (Institutul de Sanatate Mintala si Adictii TRIMBOS din Olanda (trimbos.md).
Dr. Alexandru Mereuta
Alfa Diagnostics
Marin Balanuta

CEO at Invitro Diagnostics
Valeriu Fala

Prof. Universitar, Șef-catedră, Stomatologie terapeutică, USMF

FalaDental Clinica Stomatologică
Tudor Ceaicovschi

Director general GBG-MLD SRL

Cornelia Nenescu
Director Executiv ONCOGENE

Dr. Romanciuc Grigore

Responsabil Biobanca INCMS

Boris Esanu
Founder & CEO at Ideaction | Hiring Python & React developers
Iana Slobodeaniuc
Manager and advocate for medical (laboratory) technology at MedTech Europe (RA, IVDD, IVDR, Standards)
Dumitru Ciolac
Associate professor
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I do if I have no startup idea? 
You can send an application and write in comments that you are looking for a team. Be sure that your experience is well described there. You can always join other “lonely soldiers” participants or a trained team.
Do I have to be an IT specialist to participate? 
Yes and No. IT skills would help you a lot. At least one member of the team should have good IT knowledge.
Will I receive funding at the end of the Hackathon?
Three winning teams will get the chance to participate in a 3-month acceleration program, at the end of which they will receive the change to get 80,000MDL ($5,000).
Can I participate if I don't have a team?
Yes! Sure, just mention it in the form.
What do I do if I already have a team? 
Perfect, you can participate in the hackathon with the team!
Is it paid? 
No, the participation in HealthTech Hackathon 2021 is absolutely free! 
Do I have to be in Moldova to participate? 
No! You can participate in the accelerator remotely.
How do I sign up?
By following this link: https://bit.ly/3c57pde

HealthTech Hackathon Partners

HealthTech Hackathon is organized by Startup Moldova in collaboration with the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Nicolae Testemitanu" and FreshBlood community, with the support of USAID and Sweden within the Tekwill project.
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