Exciting innovations are challenging the status quo across health and medicine in areas like biotech, health IT, mHealth, life sciences, health tech, and more. TEDMED celebrates the ideas behind this progress in a program called The Hive, which is dedicated to celebrating the power of imagination and human potential that emerges from our collective, “hive” mind.
Transformative startups and the inspiring entrepreneurs that power them are an important part of the TEDMED community and conversation. Hive participants include a wide range of entrepreneurs such as technologists, designers, scientists and academics; each representing impactful and emerging organizations across the landscape of health and medicine.
See below the exciting curators, companies and entrepreneurs who joined us in previous years, or nominate a person or organization for this year's Hive.
A Hive organization may be nominated by one of its members, by a colleague, by any member of the TEDMED community, by TEDMED’s Editorial Advisory Board and/or by members of the TEDMED staff. If you would like to nominate an organization for the Hive, please use our online nomination form below.
TEDMED also consults incubators, accelerators, academic institutions, innovation centers and venture capitalists for nominations that should be considered for the Hive. If you are from, or know of, an accelerator, incubator or innovation center that should be included in our nomination process, you can contact us here.
All Hive nominees are referred to TEDMED and its Editorial Advisory Board. TEDMED also relies on outside feedback from our Research Scholars, a diverse group of carefully selected experts who have professional training, objective knowledge, and institutional credibility.
These groups work collaboratively to evaluate each nominated Hive organization and its leadership in order to ensure scientific rigor and credibility, topical relevance, and cutting-edge innovations that reflect the power of human potential and challenge the status quo across health and medicine.
Please fill out as much information as you're able to, in the form below. The more information you provide, the better our team will be able to evaluate and consider your nomination.
We consider ALL nominations that come through, but because of submission volume, we are unable to respond to each. Rest assured, your nomination will be fairly evaluated.