o identify top ideas and awardees for funding and potential mentorship, Johnson & Johnson will work with a variety of external experts from each city/metro area as well as experts with diverse backgrounds and experiences across public health, policy, provider training, diversity in science and care delivery with the aim of ensuring innovations come to life. The expert judging panel will select award recipients based upon the evaluation criteria noted in the application. In addition to reviewing the applications, these third-party individuals will inform the overarching program and how each innovator and their innovation could be best supported by Johnson & Johnson to bring their ideas to life.
Applications for the Johnson & Johnson Health Equity Innovation Challenge are open for Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York and Philadelphia. Learn more about our focus areas and selection criteria.
Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York and Philadelphia applications must be completed and submitted by Friday, November 12, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET to be considered.
Tulane faculty members will help shortlist approximately 50 top submissions from the six cities for further evaluation by the expert judges.
Johnson & Johnson will confirm all submitted applications are complete, adhere to criteria for consideration and do not present any legal or compliance issues for the Johnson & Johnson Health Equity Innovation Challenge.
A panel of independent expert judges representing diverse experience in key fields from across the cities will analyze and select applications to receive funding.
Awardees will be notified and participation confirmed.