AppCircus on Health
Location & date:
Europe, Spain, 19.03.2012
Deadline for app submission:
29.02.2012 »·«closed»·«

Are you a developer with an app that helps people living healthy lives? Then this is for you: AppCircus comes to Barcelona with a special focus on Healthcare!

We are proud to be part of the "Apps 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. Learn more about the conference here!

What can you win?

-  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).

-  The winner will also have the possibility to win a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards, during the 2013 Mobile World Congress (Barcelona is the Mobile World Capital until 2018) in February 2013.


Who can participate? 

- Everyone with an app related to solving a health issue in people's lives (Must be clinically useful)  

- Please note that you would have to come to Barcelona to present your app in person.

Download the Selection Criteria


The AppCircus will be held on 19.03.2012 at 16:45h at Sant Joan de Déu Auditorium at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu - Passeig de Sant Joan de Déu, 2; 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona.














 Keynote 1 - Chia Hwu,

"Patients Providers and Platforms: How to Build Tomorrow's mHealth Apps"





  Coffee Break




 Round Table - Hospital and patients needs

Moderator: Eva Velasco

  • Dr. Josep Manuel Picas (H. Sant Pau i Santa Creu, CMIO)
  • Ángel Díaz Alegre (iDoctus)
  • Marta Fernández (H. Sant Joan de Déu, Dirección de Innovación)
  • Jorge Juan Fernández (H. Sant Joan de Déu, Director Area E-Health & Health 2.0)



 Keynote 2 - Dan Phillips – Healthbox, Sandbox Industries

"There Has Never Been a Better Time for Innovation in Healthcare"









 Round table: 10 steps to launch your medical app

Moderator: Chia Hwu

  • Jorge Carrasco (Telefonica. Senior Consultant)
  • Xavier Lorenz (Innuo, Managing Director)



 Keynote 3 - Lekshmy Parameswaran - fuelfor

“360° Health I Transforming healthcare experiences through design”



 Round table - How to monetize your app

Moderator: Eva Velasco

  • Jose Ramón Gómez (Smadex)
  • Dan Phillips (Healthbox, Sandbox Industries)


  Coffee Break




 AppCircus - Showcase of Health Apps



 AppCircus Winner Announcement and Closing


Rules of participation in AppCircus on Health:

- Registering and submitting your app in AppCircus is open to any developer, health professional or business startup.

- Registration and membership in AppCircus are free.

- Applications must be focused in the field of health in the broad sense (i.e. Health & Wellness) oriented to any population, children or adults, as well as any professional (healthcare, technology, patients, institutions, etc.).

- Both simple applications and applications linked to external peripherals will be accepted.

- Applications must be registered on the platform in

- Members of AppCircus must add the app to their profile before participating to AppCircus.

- Participants can register more than one app.

- If the application is selected, a representative must present the application on stage.

- The representative will have 3 minutes to present the app on stage. Live demos are not permitted.

- Each app can only be presented once in an AppCircus, except for those who are classified as RunnerUp. Being RunnerUp allows the app to reapply for selection for another AppCircus.

- The winner of each AppCircus will win a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards 2013. 

- Amongst all of the nominees in AppCircus during 2012, 20 will be selected for the Mobile Premier Awards 2013.

Our Media Partners:

Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)
The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is the premier global non-profit trade association established to lead the growth of mobile marketing and its associated technologies. The MMA is an action-oriented organization designed to clear obstacles to market development, establish mobile media guidelines and best practices for sustainable growth, and evangelize the use of the mobile channel. The more than 700 member companies, representing nearly fifty countries around the globe, include all members of the mobile media ecosystem. The Mobile Marketing Association's global headquarters are located in the United States and it has regional chapters including North America (NA), Europe (EUR), Latin American (LATAM) and Asia Pacific (APAC) branches.