Submit your Idea. We'll build your business. Here's how it works:
Come up with a great idea for a mobile app and submit it to our challenge.
We'll show it to investors. If they choose your idea, you'll be invited to the AppItUP Fall Challenge Event.
If your idea is chosen at the Challenge Event, professional software developers and entrepreneurs will make it a reality and build a business around it.
At each stage, you can be as involved as you want to be.
Last Year's Finalists
The app is for the emerging market to verify the authentication of medication using QR codes, provide health information based on user profiles, allow users to keep track of their prescription usage and locate legitimate pharmacies
Finalist: Titilayo Oshinaya (Undergrad, Wharton School of Business)
Development Partner: Chariot Solutions
Bidirectional educational and clinical decision support for healthcare workers in rural clinics to identify and initiate appropriate treatment for diarrhea, sepsis and pneumonia
Finalist: Peter Meaney (Faculty, CHOP)
Development Partner: Valex Consulting
This app texts 911 with pertinent information and calls 911 via speakerphone in the event the user is in anaphylactic shock and may lose consciousness before help arrives. This app will be used by anyone with the life-threatening allergies, diabetes or anyone experiencing seizures.
Finalist: David Edwards & Rachel Edwards (Staff, Perelman School of Medicine)
Development Partner: Kanda Software
Highly interactive, non-linear point-of-care application (app) providing clinical decision support for healthcare providers in the delivery of post-cardiac arrest targeted temperature management (TTM). The app is fitted with 3D animations, short videos, text and clinical calculators to assist providers at the bedside.
Finalist: Benjamin Abella, Marion Leary & Audrey Blewer (Faculty & Staff, Perelman School of Medicine)
Development Partner: Sempercon
Enables users to scan barcode to capture product information automatically while browsing in-store; develop a wish list consisting of these products; and publish the wish list on social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. In long-term, back-end integration with retailers will enable real-time push of pricing and availability information.
Finalist: Vikram Madan (Grad Student, Wharton School of Business)
Development Partner: Excellis
AppItUP is a program of the Penn Center for Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania