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Innovative Ideas

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For participants in the Innovative Ideas track

This site will be updated with information related to your participation in the Innovative Ideas track. We will announce a winner among the participants.

The Innovative Ideas track is chaired by a group of senior researchers at Health, Aarhus University and selected panel members (to be announced) of potential investors and/or future collaborators.

Instructions for abstract

Prior to Medical Innovation Day, all participants must submit an abstract about their research. You submit your abstract upon registration.


  • The abstract should be an appetizer and a popular description of the innovative idea without revealing details
  • Font: Times New Roman, size 12
  • Max 1000 characters including spaces
  • Format: .doc, .docx or .pdf

Instructions for Power Point

Also, participants must submit/bring a Power Point presentation at Medical Innovation Day.


  • 6 slides which can be presented in 5-6 minutes

Here are some suggestions for slides:

  • Title – perhaps also acronym for idea Unmet need (1-2 slides)
  • Market potential (1-2 slides)
  • Raw outline of scientific basis/principle (1-2 slides)
  • Handling of intellectual properties
  • Development plan – preclinical – clinical etc.
  • Investment required based on raw budget
  • Why should anyone invest in your idea?

Please have a first draft of your presentation ready for the Medical Innovation Day.

You are welcome to contact Claus Olesen (ceo@biomed.au.dk) or Ulf Simonsen (us@biomed.au.dk) for comments on your presentation. Otherwise, we will meet at the Medical Innovation Day.