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Students creating video games for healthcare

Coming Winter 2019

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TEAMS
4
WEEKS
GOAL
GET HIRED
Live
STREAMED

an Accelerator meets GAME JAM  

ONLY THE BEST STUDENTS WILL prevail

Hosted by the Texas Medical Center’s TMC Innovation Institute, the Healthcare Games Showdown™ is an Accelerator meets Game Jam in which medical and healthcare games or gamification concepts will be created by college students under the direction of medical and video game mentors.

SHOWDOWN
July 1st - July 26th, 2019
LENGTH
4 weeks,
3 hours per day
PROJECTS
2 pre-vetted projects will be assigned to a team of up to 6
LIVE-STREAm
End with a
live-streamed showcase
LOCATION
Houston,
TExas
$1,000
internship for GAME Development students
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LIVE-STREAMING EVENT

LIVE-STREAmED PRODUCTIOn

What do you get when you mix healthcare, a video game internship, and a livestream show with improv comedy? Watch and participate in the project development.

Giveaways / Voting / Polls

The audience will be invited to review games while in development, vote on their favorite features and reward team members.

Live-stream Host

The improv comedy live-stream will be hosted by comedian and voice-over actor, Scott Gibbs. Audience Hostess, Ink Rose, will moderate the live audience. Kevin Wu plays Mr. Techmecology; a guide to both medical and technology terms.

Chat and cheer

Participate as an active audience member on Twitch, YouTube, and Mixer,  via a simultaneous stream.

Participating colleges & universities

Hosted within TMC INNOVATION

TMC Innovation Institute programs provide startup companies with shared workspace, a curriculum tailored to the needs of health care entrepreneurs and the guidance of more than 200 advisors from the front lines of the industry.