Win a flight & pitch at MPA 2015 in Barcelona!

We’re back for another great Appcircus season and start with a BIG BANG: Proudly presenting the Connect & Enrich App Challenge, sponsored by Intel and powered by Appcircus!

  • Build your next great Android app with the help of our expert mentors

  • Develop better Android apps with Intel tools and support

  • Prep up your existing Android app with the help of Intel experts

  • Share your App idea and find a team

  • Learn about opportunities for new apps to build

Participate and win BIG 🙂

2 Return flights to Barcelona for MWC 2015

2 Slots to pitch at the Mobile Premier Awards 2015

2 visitor passes to the Mobile World Congress 2015

Join the Connect & Enrich App Challenge HERE!

iSignIT wins AppCircus on Health with MEDICA

The winner of AppCircus on Health with MEDICA, celebrated in Düsseldorf, was iSignIT, an innovative translation helper specifically aimed at patients who are deaf or hard of hearing that has the purpose of helping patients and medical personnel by simplifying communication, even if they are from different countries.

The app Help Talk, that helps to communicate in a traditional fashion (people with aphasia, tracheostomized, ventilated with endotracheal tube, etc.) to express their basic human needs, was the second classified. Aycan Mobile, used to display medical images for diagnosis from CT and MRI modalities only, won the third prize.

Many thanks to the jury onstage for their deliberations!

TOM MITCHELL

President, Messe Düssledorf North America

MARK WAECHTER

Mobile Strategy Consultant, MWC.mobi

FREDERIC LLORDACHS-MARQUÉS

Co-Founder Doctorali

Meet AppCircus on Health with MEDICA finalists!

We are pleased to anounce the finalists selected to compite at AppCircus On Health with MEDICA that will be held 22th of November in Düsseldorf, Germany, during MEDICA, the world‘s largest medical instrumentation trade fair.

André Sousa
Urs-Vito Albrecht
Urs-Vito Albrecht
Stephan Popp
Georgina Tremayne
David de Mena García
Fernando Dal Re
Roberto Marchesini
Leandro Barbosa
George Linzer

Look forward to meet you at the showcase!

Join the ADC Best in Apps powered by AppCircus!

There are already opened the registrations to participate at ADC Best in Apps powered by AppCircus!, a showcase that will bring together the most innovative emerging mobile applications related to Enterprise, Entertainment, Education, Lifestyle, Health & Wellness and Brand Marketing at the debut year for the Apps Developers Conference in Los Angeles. The deadline for app submission is October 15th!



An online jury will select three finalists in each modality. The six winning mobile apps will receive nominations for the Mobile Premier Awards 2014, a benchmark for mobile applications worldwide.

All apps submitted to ADC Best in Apps powered by AppCircus will receive a promo code to redeem for an Expo Pass to App Developers Conference (Expo dates are November 5-6). Also,

the 18 finalist apps will receive a promo code to register for a VIP All Access Pass to ADC and GDC Next.

All the details about ADC Best in Apps powered by AppCircus and the rules for participation are available here

Follow ADC Best in Apps on Twitter #ADCbestinapps

When the doctor is in your smartphone

The mobile health (mHealth) market is expected to grow 20 per cent annually over the next three to five years. In the last three years, a new world of mobile medical applications has flourished. Currently, there are over 14.000 apps classified as health related across the app stores.

In this context, AppCircus on health at MEDICA will be arriving in Düsseldorf on November 22nd for the second time, giving developers the chance to showcase their apps at the world’s biggest travelling app showcase. The deadline for app submission is September 25th.

2012’s edition got more than 200 attendees, 9 finalists out of 37 participating apps from all over the world that competed to be the most successful app in the health ecosystem.

AppCircus on health at MEDICA is open and free to developers, startups and any organization with apps on any platform, giving a great chance to present their apps live on stage. Amongst the 10 apps selected to pitch on stage, an international jury will select one winner, who will be invited to present in MEDICA WORLD AMERICA’s (Houston, TX, April 28-30, 2014) and get an opportunity to be nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards 2014, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2014.

AppCircus will give participating apps the visibility they need to succeed in the mobile tech ecosystem. Show the world what your app is about!

hashtag: #ac-medica

AppCircus on Health with MEDICA brings in the crowds

The first AppCircus dedicated exclusively to the growing market for medical apps attracted an enthusiastic response from the crowds at the MEDICA event in Dusseldorf. Attendees saw a wide range of applications for health and fitness, including solutions to use mobile technology to test for heart attack symptoms, give nutritional advice and to help health professionals offer a better service to their patients.

Over 200 visitors crammed into the hall at the MEDICA event to watch the presentations with participants showing great interest in the possibilities for medical apps to revolutionize the way we interact with medical services and diagnostics through smart mobile technology. After a close event that saw pitches from app makers from different countries the eventual winer was Doctoralia, with Handyscope taking the second prize.

Congratulations to all the participants for taking part in this exciting event.

Winner AppCircus ON Health

In Shape Moms

In Shape Moms develops a fitness program and offers emotional support for pregnant women through its online community. Kaisa Tuominen, its Finnish creator, will get a chance to perform a live 3min demo in Doctors & You 2.0 , the International Healthcare Social Media & Web 2.0 Conference in Europe (May 23-24 2012, Paris) and she has now a nomination to pitch at the Mobile Premier Awards in Barcelona in 2013!

WAY TO GO!

Runnerup:

iDoc24

iDoc24 is an anonymous and 24/7 dermatology consulting application for iPhone that enables the public to get quick feedback and advice from a dermatologist by sending a picture followed by a description of the problem.

The venue and the speakers from the appsONhealth conference were amazing! Thank you!

AppCircus on Health Barcelona Jury

We’re excited to announce the jury to pitch at theApps ON Health conference organized by the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona on the 19th of March 2012. The conference brings together international thought leaders to explore the business opportunities of mobile apps in the healthcare and wellness industry.

The selected developers will do a 3-minute pitch of their app in front of the international jury of experts below. The winner will get the chance to perform a live 3min demo in Doctors & You 2.0, the International Healthcare Social Media & Web 2.0 Conference in Europe (May 23-24 2012, Paris) and the winner will also have the possibility to win a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards, during the 2013 Mobile World Congress.

The AppCircus on Health event starts at 16.45, the winner will be announced at 18.15. Check here for all details about the event.

The jury members include:

CHIA HWU

Chia Hwu, CEOChia’s background spans product design, marketing, and both hard sciences and the visual arts. Before Qubop, she was Director of Marketing at Ansca Mobile, where she was responsible for leading brand strategy, public relations, and product marketing.

Chia previously worked at 23andMe, where she built the company’s user communities, using a network of enthusiastic users to successfully launch a new product. In addition, she created a new business line with niche customers of the service, and managed some of the earliest efforts in marketing genetics to consumers.

Chia has worked in biotech as a medicinal chemist, completed all coursework for a PhD in Chemistry, received her MS from UCSD, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Williams College. She is a coauthor of Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours (Sams) and an expert at the integration of game mechanics and social features into apps.

DAN PHILLIPS

Dan Phillips

Dan brings more than five years of healthcare strategy consulting experience to Healthbox. Most recently, he served on the founding team of Physician Career Management Group (PCMG), an agency that represents early career physicians seeking job placement, contract review, and business advisory services.

Prior to joining PCMG, Dan served as a senior consultant with The Camden Group, specializing in organization-wide business planning and service line development, with a focus on strategic and financial planning. He also spent a few years with Sg2, a healthcare consulting and thought leadership firm, where he worked with health systems in the UK, Canada, and Southeast Asia, focusing on international standards of clinical excellence and care delivery models.

Dan earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he majored in biology. He currently chairs the Associate Board of Urban Students Empowered, a nonprofit that offers college prep services to underprivileged high schools students in Chicago.

LEKSHMY PARAMESWARAN

Lekshmy ParameswaranLekshmy Parameswaran is a founding partner of fuelfor, an innovation design consultancy specialised in healthcare and based in Barcelona. With more than 10 years of healthcare industry experience, she has been leading programs to generate and translate insights into new business value propositions for public and private sector clients in EU, USA and Asia.

At fuelfor she is responsible for Insights Research and Strategy, bringing the voices of patients, their families and care providers into the innovation process in inspiring ways. A strong thread through her work is the abilit to communicate credibly across disciplines: encouraging innovation teams to challenge conventional thinking and to use design thinking and doing as a strategic tool for innovation.

Prior to founding fuelfor, Lekshmy enjoyed a 10-year career working with Philips Healthcare supporting the development of their Care Cycle strategy, Consumer Healthcare and Ambient Experience businesses.

She holds a Master of Engineering degree from Cambridge University and a Master of Arts from the Royal College of Art in London.

JORGE CARRASCO

Jorge CarrascoSenior Consultant at Telefonica for mobile apps business development. Telecom engineer and MBA with honorable mention at IE Business School, he works in creating innovative business models in mobility areas, managing a customer portfolio with more than 150 customers and giving support to more than 2000. Previously he has worked in enterprises such as Ericsson and Accenture.

XAVIER LORENZ

Xavier LorenzPassionate about communication and innovation, with a bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Professionally, he has been dedicated to strategic marketing and communication within the healthcare sector since the early 1990s. Previously, he worked as an A&E doctor, Medical and Marketing Unit Manager for Boehringer Mannheim and Business Unit Manager for Roche Pharmaceuticals. He is Co-founder and Managing Director of innuo, started in 2002, and he collaborates as a Professor at a variety of universities.

Hope to see you there! Follow @appcircus on Twitter for latest news and updates.

AppCircus on Health Barcelona Selected Apps

We’re excited to announce the apps to pitch at theApps ON Health conference organized by the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona on the 19th of March 2012. The conference brings together international thought leaders to explore the business opportunities of mobile apps in the healthcare and wellness industry.

The selected developers will do a 3-minute pitch of their app in front of an international expert jury. The winner will get the chance to perform a live 3min demo in Doctors & You 2.0, the International Healthcare Social Media & Web 2.0 Conference in Europe (May 23-24 2012, Paris) and the winner will also have the possibility to win a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards, during the 2013 Mobile World Congress.

The AppCircus on Health event starts at 16.45, the winner will be announced at 18.15. Check here for all details about the event.

The selected apps include:

UniversalDoctor Speaker facilitates multilingual communication between health professionals and patients who do not share a common language.

HelpTalk allows users unable to communicate in a traditional fashion (people with aphasia, tracheostomized, ventilated with endotracheal tube, etc.) to express their basic human needs.

VitaDock is a smart mobile solution for tracking vital data for diabetes, hypertension/ hypotension, fever, and obesity.

Ablah is an augmentative communication program able to generate phrases through the combination of images, texts and sounds.

SocialDiabetes is a system for the self-management of Diabetes Mellitus Type 1.

tweri is a mobility solution that provides peace of mind for caregivers and the patient himself in the early stages of the Alzheimer disease.

doctordoctor is an e-health platform that eases up the communication between all the different players of the private healthcare industry: patients, facultatives, health assurances, medical associations and hospitals.

iP Voiding Diary is an app for the iPhone and iPod touch to quickly and reliably create a digital voiding diary.

WithBaby offers a cutting-edge way to monitor your baby and interact with him or her.

iDoc24 – Anonymous skin advice in any device 24/7.

In Shape Moms/ Mamas en Forma – A complete pregnancy wellness and birth preparation app.

Hope to see you there! Follow @appcircus on Twitter for latest news and updates.