Introducing The Hive 2016!

We’re delighted to introduce 25 entrepreneurs and their organizations that have been selected for The TEDMED 2016 Hive Program.

From applications enabling global, philanthropic aims to big data projects driving localized public health projects; from revolutionary tools for diagnosing cancers to disruptive therapeutics that combat aging and disease; from systems that bridge great distances to provide augmented to patient-centric solutions that bring care into the home; and many more – these organizations are working to enact meaningful change across the globe.

New this year and inspired by the question above, the Hive entrepreneurs will join our stage program in a special session titled Audacious. Through a series of creative, short-form talks, each entrepreneur will share how their ideas and innovations are shaping a healthier world.

Each organization joining us is introduced below, paired with a “What if?”question that frames the challenges they tackle and the progress they aspire to promote. We hope you are as inspired as we are by the possibility and global impact they represent.

Meet the The Hive 2016 Class!



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Wonder how the innovators were selected?

This year’s Innovators were carefully selected from hundreds of organizations doing groundbreaking work in health and medicine. We receive nominations from the TEDMED community including a number of incubators, accelerators, academic institutions, and venture capitalists. The Hive 2016 class represents the important areas that span the landscape of health and medicine, including life science and therapeutics, medical tech and devices, digital and mobile health, healthcare systems, care delivery and reimbursement models, public health, advancing science, and more. If you’d like to nominate an organization for next year’s Hive you can do so here.

We hope you’ll join The Hive organizations and the rest of our impressive Delegation in Palm Springs, CA from November 30 – December 2nd for TEDMED 2016. Register today.