GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit

June 4 & 5, 2019
Washington University in St. Louis

The GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit is an intimate gathering where international startups, who are ready to enter the U.S. market, can meet and have high-quality meetings with investors and decision makers at top hospital systems and healthcare companies. The U.S.-based organizations that attend the event and meet with companies represent more than $240 billion in health care purchasing power.

Highly-Curated One-on-One Meetings

Participate in “speed-dating” rounds with stakeholders from regional health care organizations.


Share your company’s story with a quick six-minute pitch.

Panel Discussions

Learn about innovation adoption in the US health care. Success stories of how past GHIS alumni created successful partnerships, and how you can too.


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Matt Hermann

Ascension Ventures Managing Partner

“GlobalSTL did a masterful job showcasing St. Louis’ many assets in a terrific setting and bringing in a wide range of interesting companies that was higher quality than what I see at the HIMSS Venture Fair.”

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Mark Bini

Express Scripts VP New Solutions

“In one word, I would just say ‘Wow!’ There’s tremendous value in what GlobalSTL did here.”

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David Yavin

Medial EarlySign North America President

“St. Louis should be on your radar, as it has an abundance of large, world-class healthcare organizations that are hungry for innovation, and GlobalSTL has been the difference maker in securing business in St. Louis. They are like my company’s remote business development arm.”

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Ziv Ofek


“St. Louis is a hidden gem in healthcare. I was blown away by the level of innovation and scope of their healthcare systems. GlobalSTL is THE navigator for startups to connect with St. Louis.”

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Dr. Ciara Clancy

Beats Medical CEO

“Excellent, one of the best summits I'd been to. From start to finish you planned out an exceptional itinerary, which helped us feel so welcome and part of the community in St Louis.”

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Dr. Rami Cohen

Telesofia CEO

“As an Israeli startup, we found great opportunities and growth potential in St. Louis. GlobalSTL unlocked the St. Louis ecosystem for Telesofia.”

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Ken Cahill

SilverCloud Health CEO

“The number of meetings we set up in the last 24 to 48 hours is probably equivalent to 6 months of work, in terms of the people, the levels, and quality.”

St. Louis Healthcare Systems and Organizations

St. Louis is headquarters to many of the nation's largest healthcare systems and organizations. More purchasing power than Boston, Cleveland, or Philadelphia.

Select Alumni Companies