The finalists of the most eye-catching UK digital health start-up competition have been unveiled ahead of the live final at Digital Health Rewired 2024 in March at The NEC in Birmingham.

After a hard-fought set of virtual heats, 25 start-ups where whittled down to six from each category, who have progressed through to the final. These are:

Pre-revenue generating category – Aspedan, Dotplot, Luna, MediTask, PIPRA AG, Upfront Diagnostics

Revenue generating categoryBulbitech AS, Bingli, Goggleminds, Kidney Beam, Medwise AI

The winner will be offered access to expert advice from the CW Innovation team – a collaboration between Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its partner charity CW+, with the potential of having their solution rolled out at the trust.

Chris Chaney, chief executive of CW+ and co-lead of CW Innovation, said: “‘Congratulations to all those shortlisted for Pitchfest 2024. I’m delighted to once again be on the judging panel at this year’s event and look forward to hearing from the finalists and their innovative ideas.

“Digital health technologies play an increasingly important role in the delivery of patient-focused, responsive and cost-effective care, and it’s encouraging to see the high calibre of digital health starts-up taking part in the final.

‘We are excited to offer the winner access to expert advice from our CW Innovation team, with the potential to have their innovation rolled out at the trust.”

The finalists will battle it out in the live stage final in front of the judges at Digital Health Rewired, the premier educational conference and networking event for health IT, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on 12-13 March 2024.

You can get a taste of what’s to come by watching each finalist’s online pitches on the Rewired website here. You can also view the full Rewired programme here.

CW+ is joined by Pitchfest partners, Health Innovation Network, Health Foundry, Innovate UK and PR agency Silver Buck.

Sarah Bruce, co-founder and director at Silver Buck, said: “This year has seen the toughest and most diverse Pitchfest competition to date. A huge congratulations to all the finalists for getting this far, it’s been amazing to see so many innovative and ambitious health tech start-ups and scale-ups in the running. We look forward to the final round of heats at the Rewired show in a few weeks.”

To witness the judges putting the finalists through their paces and see who will take the Pitchfest crown for 2024, register here.