The Bermuda Health Council and Ignite Bermuda Join Forces to Spark Healthcare Innovation

The Bermuda Health Council and Ignite Bermuda Join Forces to Spark Healthcare Innovation

(Hamilton, Bermuda, Tuesday, January 9, 2024) – The Bermuda Health Council, stewards of Bermuda’s Health Innovation Fund, is delighted to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Ignite Bermuda, the island’s privately funded entrepreneurial accelerator. This collaboration marks the Health Council’s strategic shift towards supporting sustainable and effective solutions that support the management of chronic conditions and address the needs of an ageing population.

Ignite Bermuda will play a pivotal role in providing entrepreneurs with the essential support to develop solutions that benefit Bermuda and extend their impact globally through their 5-month Accelerator Programme.

This collaboration will offer a unique platform for business solutions that are dedicated to drive positive change in healthcare and aims to attract innovators with a passion for improving lives, particularly in the following key areas:

  1. Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases: Solutions targeting the prevention, management, and treatment of non-communicable chronic diseases.
  2. Chronic Mental Health Conditions: Approaches to support individuals in managing and overcoming chronic mental health conditions, ensuring a holistic and effective support system.
  3. Ageing in Place: Solutions that empower and enhance the quality of life for the ageing population, enabling them to age in place with dignity and independence.

This strategic shift is a testament to the Health Council’s commitment to drive positive change in healthcare through innovation. We aim to attract forward-thinking entrepreneurs dedicated to creating sustainable and impactful solutions.

How to Apply: Interested individuals and companies are invited to apply for the Ignite Accelerator Programme online through the official channels provided by Ignite Bermuda from 15th January – 2nd February 2024. Visit for more information on the Accelerator Programme application process and eligibility criteria.

Join us on the journey to revolutionize healthcare and make a lasting impact on the lives of those living with chronic conditions and the ageing population.

For media inquiries, contact Ignite Bermuda by email at Alternatively, you can also reach the Bermuda Health Council by email or by phone at 292-6420.

About Bermuda Health Council

Established by the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004, the Bermuda Health Council (“Health Council”) is tasked with regulating, coordinating and enhancing the delivery of health services in Bermuda. Led by a Board representing a broad range of sectors in Bermuda’s community, and staffed by a team of committed professionals, the Health Council works with health system stakeholders towards achieving a quality, equitable and sustainable health system.

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