On November 11, Healthbox Florida hosted the second annual Innovation Day at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona Medical City. A vast network of individuals and organizations committed to entrepreneurship in health and wellness innovation gathered to hear presentations from the second cohort of Healthbox Florida whose companies are tackling major challenges in the health care industry. The first place Innovation Funding prize went to peerFit, a Gainesville-based company, for its digital gym and fitness tool. Orlando-based BookThatDoc won second place for its doctor search and appointment web and mobile site. In addition to the entrepreneur cohort awards, Innovation Day also featured panel discussions with leaders such as Groupon co-founder Shawn Bercuson and Deb German, Dean of the UCF College of Medicine.
Healthbox is the pre-eminent source of health care innovation driving actionable collaboration amongst inventors, entrepreneurs, and the health care industry. With operations around the world including in Boston, Chicago, London, and Tel Aviv, Healthbox has a strong presence with more than 50 active brands and 20 health care organization partnerships in its portfolio.