InnovationRCA & the Royal Society of Medicine In partnership with CW+

Our mission was to build the next generation of exciting MedTech companies

We want to bring together talented designers, coders and graduates in the fields of business and medicine to stimulate the creation of real design solutions which answer challenges in healthcare.

Winners of the Jam will get cash prizes and those who incorporate a company will be shortlisted to receive £10,000+ seed investment and a place on the InnovationRCA start-up programme. Winners will also be able to compete for CW+ grant funding.

What's a Design Jam?

Design Jam is a weekend event bringing together designers, coders medics and entrepreneurial people to develop design-led solutions for a challenge. Jam participants form teams of 3-5 to brainstorm, ideate, design, validate and then and present their ideas. Common outputs of the weekend are lo-fidelity mock-ups, interactive prototypes, videos, and pitch decks.

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7th and 15th February 2018

Sign up to these two free evening events where top medical experts will talk about pressing and interesting challenges in health. These Provocation evenings will be interactive affording participants a chance to discuss and ask questions with the goal of stimulating design solutions at the Jam.

7th February 2018, 6.30pm start
Senior Common Room, 3rd Floor Frayling Building, Royal College of Art Kensington SW7 2EU

15th February 2018, 6.30pm start
Gorvy Lecture Theatre, 1st Floor Dyson Building, Royal College of Art Battersea SW11 4AN

Design Jam Programme 2018

23rd–25th February 2018

Friday, 6.30pm start
Welcome Drinks, Ideas Selection & Team Formation

Saturday, 9.30am start
Ideation, Design & Market Fit

Sunday, 9.30am start
Business Model & Demo Evening, Prizes

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
London W1G 0AE

Attendees of the Design Jam weekend are asked to contribute £20 towards catering costs. Refunds will only be available up to and including 16th of February 2018 and only in extenuating circumstances. The Provocation evenings are free to attend.