Beanstalks | GIANT Health Event 2019


BEANSTALKS™ at the GIANT Health Event is an international “competition for prizes” for health and care tech start-ups. Early-stage businesses who enter, gain exposure to a huge and diverse audience across the whole Health, technology and business ecosystem.
The BEANSTALKS™ team selects competition finalists to pitch their solutions on stage at the flagship GIANT health event, in front of a prestigious panel of judges and a live audience. We hope you'll be there to cheer them on. Wednesday 16 th October 09:45 - 13:45

Beanstalks Award Categories

  • Advanced Diagnostics & Therapies
  • Breakthrough Medical or Healthcare Device
  • Addressing Health Inequalities
  • Best Co-Creation with Patients and / or Healthcare Workers
  • Intercepting Disease and Improving Healthspan

Overall Awards by business stage

Pollen: working prototype, user testing stage
Bean: Ready for paying users or patient trial
Sprout: Proven pilot/ trial and ready to scale

And the World Healthcare Journal Global Start-up 2019

Head of Beanstalks

Andrew Liubinas

Andrew runs GIANT Health's Beanstalks competition. Prior to this, he worked in banking for nine years across Australia and the UK.
He is CFA qualified and holds a MSc Artificial Intelligence from the University of St Andrews.

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09:30 - 10:00
Finalists gather and prepare at the stage
10:00 - 10:15
Intro to the pitching event and the judges
Andrew Liubinas
10:15 - 10:25
Prize sponsor: IP for Early Stage Companies
Dr Jack Severs, GJE
10:25 - 11:25
6x pitches of 10 mins inc Q&A
11:25 – 11:40
Prize sponsor: AWS Activate
How Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps Startups drive innovation in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Joe Welton, Startup Account Manager, Amazon Web Services
11:40 - 12:00
12:00 - 13:05
6x pitches of 10 mins inc Q&A
13:05 - 13:20
Other supporting companies
Words from our sponsors and Judges
13:20 – 13:50
Final 3 pitches
13:50 – 14:00
Thank you to our entrants, finalists, judges and sponsors
Dr Jack Severs, 
Andrew Liubinas
See you after deliberations on the GIANT Stage at 16:30










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