Lyfebulb-Helsinn Innovation Summit & Award Application 2020


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  • Describe your company and plan for commercializing your idea? (Please give evidence of registration)
  • What is your personal connection with Cancer?
  • Explain the problem your innovative idea or concept aims to solve.
  • If awarded the Lyfebulb-Helsinn Innovation Award and monetary prize, please describe how you plan to further the advancement of your idea?
  • Guidance for the PDF

    Please attach a 2-page (maximum) non-confidential Executive Summary of your business:

    - Your story and describe your idea
    - Technical explanation of the concept, including an explanation of the technical feasibility.
    - Evidence of how you have you used innovative and effective technologies to scale up your idea
    - Business plans, including development and commercial plans, as well as the team behind the project, patent status, funding raised for the project.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Please upload a short video (less than five minutes) showcasing your idea and explaining the problem and how it has the potential to help other people living with cancer.
  • Please upload a high resolution profile picture (at least 800px x 800px)
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, txt.
    Please upload a bio to go with your profile picture.
  • Lyfebulb Innovation Award Terms and Conditions

    Conditions to Apply

    In order to apply for the Lyfebulb-Helsinn Innovation Summit and Award, applicant must fulfill all the below conditions:

    (a) The applicant/company must be working on innovative ideas for better management of cancer using therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices or healthcare IT tools.

    (b) The applicant is a cancer survivor or has a close family member and/or loved one who has faced cancer.

    (c) The applicant must have established a registered company for developing and commercializing his or her idea, concept, product or service (for example, holding a position in key management or as board member).

    (c1) The company must be an emerging private company.

    (d) The applicant’s idea, concept, product or service must be original and not include altered or copied products from third parties.

    (e) The applicant's idea, concept, product or service must, to the applicant's knowledge, be free of third party rights, including intellectual property rights.

    (f) Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

    (g) Participants will be required to sign an agreement with Helsinn to ensure compliance with Helsinn policies.

    (h) Applicant may not have participated as a finalist in the 2018 or 2019 Lyfebulb-Helsinn Innovation Summit.

    (i) Any entity in which Helsinn, Lyfebulb, or their affiliates has a financial interest may not apply.

    U.S. Applicants

    Patients participating in any U.S. government, state, or federally funded medical or prescription benefit programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, VA, DOD, and TRICARE, are not eligible to participate. This includes patients participating in a Managed Medicaid plan or who have Medicaid as secondary insurance.

    No Referral or Product Use Requirement. Application imposes no referral or Helsinn product or service use requirement.

    Personal Data. Applicant hereby acknowledges that the provision of personal data for the Lyfebulb-Helsinn Innovation Summit and Award (“Event”) sponsored by Lyfebulb LLC (“Lyfebulb”) and Helsinn International Services Sarl (“Helsinn”) is necessary for the performance of any relationship with the applicant for the following purposes: (i) to verify applicant’s identity upon application; (ii) to contact and respond to applicant’s requests and enquiries; (iii) to deliver services to applicant. When submitting an application for the Event, applicant expressly consents to the processing, including the collection, use, disclosure, reporting and retention by Lyfebulb and Helsinn of the applicant’s personal and business information contained in the application for all purposes related to the Event. As may be required for the above purposes, applicant hereby authorizes and grants the unrestricted permission to the publication of the applicant’s name and entrepreneurial story on Lyfebulb’s and Helsinn's websites as well as on their social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.), in accordance with and to the extent permitted by the applicable data protection laws and legal and/or regulatory requirements. Applicant is kindly requested to tick the following box to signify he/she agrees to the processing of his/her personal data for the purposes described above.