Archives: August 2011

Mentor Spotlight #2

When we were in the process of identifying mentors for the virtual incubator, our goal was to select individuals who had expertise in one of the following areas: health, design, user experience, marketing, or technology. It is no wonder that we reached out to our next mentor, who has deep roots in each of these areas in addition to having … Continue reading the entry >

Mentor Spotlight

The virtual incubator portion of the Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge is well under way! The 5 semi-finalists have been introduced to the 7 mentors who will guide them as they develop their prototypes over the next month. Earlier this week, we introduced you to Suzanne Xie, and we are delighted to introduce you to our next 2 mentors: Jeff … Continue reading the entry >

Virtual Incubator

We are delighted to welcome you to the next stage of the sanofi-aventis U.S. Innovation Challenge: the virtual incubator. The goal of the virtual incubator is to provide the 5 semi-finalist teams with the resources necessary to take their concepts to prototype over the next month. In addition to the $20,000 award, the semi-finalists will work with a set of … Continue reading the entry >

Congratulations to the 5 Semi-Finalists!

We are pleased to announce our five semi-finalists and their concepts for the sanofi-aventis U.S. Innovation Challenge: Data, Design, Diabetes. Earlier this week, a panel of expert judges reviewed an amazingly diverse and creative set of submissions to choose the most innovative data-driven and human-centered concepts aimed at helping people living with diabetes. Here is a brief introduction to the … Continue reading the entry >

Welcome to the Data Design Diabetes blog!

Welcome to the Data Design Diabetes blog! This blog will follow the 5 semi-finalists of the Innovation Challenge as they progress to the next levels of the competition and earn a shot at winning $100,000, and a one-month residency at the Rock Health incubator in San Francisco. The goal of their next phase of the Challenge is for each semi-finalist … Continue reading the entry >