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SHS recommends: dialog@age

September 04, 2020


The second edition of dialog@age will take place in Zurich on 4 September 2020. The symposium on the quality requirements of today and tomorrow in long-term care offers a platform with renowned speakers and around 200 participants from the health and long-term care sector. dialog@age is the first symposium in Switzerland that is committed to support the dialogue between patients, financiers, regulators, politicians, service providers and other stakeholders.

During the symposium, dialog@age offers selected startups the opportunity to pitch their ideas (6 x 3 minutes) to the expert audience and to benefit from the dialog@age networking platform. The offer is aimed exclusively at start-ups that:

  • have a knowledge or technology-based business model; 
  • that brings concrete benefits for the healthcare system and/or, in particular, for long-term care;
  • be able to present a proof of concept / prototype;
  • have their headquarters in Switzerland;
  • have been in the market with their company for not more than 5 years or want to enter the market within the next 12 months.

Interested? If you would like to participate as a pitching startup at dialog@age 2020, please send a short text (max. 800 characters) to and briefly explain why your startup must participate in the Innovation Pitches. Please also describe the content and maturity level as well as scalability of your business model.

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2020. The six most exciting applications will be selected to pitch at the dialog@age symposium 2020. The selected startups will be notified by e-mail by June 15, 2020 at the latest.

The evaluation of the pitches will be carried out by an expert jury based on the following criteria: 

Content and maturity of your business model as well as scalability. The winners will be chosen "live" after the Innovation Pitches during the symposium. 

If you have any questions please reach out directly to Good luck!