Innov8 Talks – The Start-up Competition

A brand NEW and exciting feature at the Global Health Exhibition, where the most promising entrepreneurs from around the world will pitch how their solutions will address current gaps and redefine healthcare to an audience of Investors over three nerve-wracking rounds! 

9-11 October 2022

Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC), KSA

Why Innov8 Talks?

Discover all healthcare innovators, disruptors, and entrepreneurs showcasing their amazing idea or product to the industry leaders. The judging panel and start-ups selected will be put together with gender parity.

This is an equal opportunity event. The winner will be picked by an esteemed panel of investors, innovators and entrepreneurs.

Prizes include

12-month subscription

A 12-month subscription to Omnia Health Marketplace to showcase your product or solution.

Exclusive interview

An exclusive interview on Omnia Health Insights – online publication that reaches 1.5 million healthcare professionals!

Your exhibition stand

A complimentary exhibition stand at the 2023 Global Health Exhibition.

Return flights

Return flights to Dubai and all access passes to Arab Health – Healthcare Trade Show in Dubai.


A once in a lifetime mentorship programme opportunity. More details about this coming soon. 

The Pitch Competition

Each company will make their pitch for 4 min, followed by 4 min of Q&A from the judges. 4 Finalists from Round 1 and Round 2 will proceed to the grand finale for a final pitch-off.  Only early and middle stage start-ups will be considered. Submit your interest to pitch at the competition today! 


Deadline to submit: The submission link closes on 15 July OR when 20 suitable start-ups have been short-listed from submissions, whichever comes first.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted on or before 15 July.