September 7-11, 2020 | Digital


We’ve made it easy for you to share your involvement with HIMSS and spread the word to your followers, clients, colleagues, peers and customers. We think it’s important that as many people in the industry as possible come together at the European’s most influential healthcare conference, and we know YOU are a vital piece to making that happen.

Direct invitations and word of mouth are some of the most impactful ways to ensure all the right people are there to engage in effective meetings and high-level conversations on focusing forward for the industry.

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Interested in joining HIMSS Social Media Ambassador Programme?

This programme is designed for individuals, rather than organisations or PR/communications representatives, to join and add value to the social conversation around health IT and the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference and serve as a critical role in sharing discussions and findings from speakers and educational session dialogues throughout the event. As social media influencers from the health information and technology space, this is a unique opportunity to attend the conference on a complimentary basis and share the experience with your audiences and networks.

To assess your eligibility, please contact Ellie Paton.

HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors

Stefan Buttigieg

Specialist Trainee in
Public Health Medicine,

Anndra Margareth Dumo

PhD Student, MSc, MA, BSN, RN, RM
University of Eastern Finland

Danielle Siarri, MSN, RN

Nurse Informatics Specialist
and Health IT Advisor

Women in Health IT Annual Survey
HIMSS is conducting a short survey to better understand the challenges and opportunities encountered by women in the Health IT industry. By understanding these issues, we will be in a strategic position to develop services to help women further empower themselves as leaders in the field.

Startups, here is all you need to know

VentureConnect (formerly known as EC2VC) includes a dynamic pitch competition for startups and subject matter experts looking for funding. Ten companies will be selected and invited to present their solutions in front of a jury of the most influential digital health investors in Europe. Presenters will introduce their solution in a four-minute pitch, followed by six minutes of Q&A.

Two winners will be announced in two categories:

  • Shoot,” for companies pitching their first investment
  • Bloom,” for companies looking for follow up investment

Winners from previous years all say their participation in VentureConnect helped them secure investments within the next six months.

Key Information

Application deadline: 30 June

Confirmation of finalists: August

VentureConnect: 11 September, under the agenda of the HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Digital Event


Headquartered in Europe

Solution live and available on the market (no concept, no prototype)

Company currently looking for first or follow up investment

Applicants at least 18 years of age

English-language submissions only

Competition Judging Criteria

Submissions for the competition will be reviewed by an independent panel of investors and digital experts who will select the 10 finalists that will be invited to pitch in Helsinki. Their selection will be based on unique value proposition, competitive advantage and potential for growth.

The onsite panel of judges will be made of influential investors focused on digital health: business angels, VCs, and corporate investors. The same criteria will be used at the live pitch competition, adding your presentation skills and the strength of your pitch as a criteria.


Description of Prizes (in development):

A trophy worth tweeting about

A press release widely disseminated through HIMSS and Health 2.0 channels

An article in MobiHealthNews

An interview featured on HIMSS TV relayed through HIMSS and Health 2.0 channels and made available for startups to use for further promotions

Live demo of your solutions at one of our future HIMSS & Health 20 events

Free one-year HIMSS membership

Winners’ Announcement

The onsite judging will happen in real-time and pitch competition winners will be announced at the end of VentureConnect on 7 September. The HIMSS TV interview will also be recorded onsite right after the event. The press release and article in MobiHealthNews will follow within the next two to three days.

Please read the full terms and conditions.

Questions? Please contact Lorena Macnaughtan at

Application process

There is no cost to submit your application to the VentureConnect pitch competition.

Please have a pitch presentation ready to submit when starting filling in the form – see an example slide deck template.

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