H2i’s Pitch Perfect Competition is a Temerty Faculty of Medicine sponsored initiative focused on celebrating and supporting student innovations on health matters. ​

​Created to provide pitch competition opportunities specifically for earlier stage startups, Pitch Perfect features six early-stage U of T student-led health ventures pitching for a chance to win one of three Student Innovation Fellowships.


  • Team must be led by a current U of T student trainee (this includes undergraduate and graduate students) 
  • Product/concept must be within the health space 
  • Teams must by early stage (equivalent to H2i Level 2 or earlier) 

Key Dates:

  • Applications Open: Tuesday, September 26th
  • UTL Market Research Workshop: October 11th, 12-1 PM EST (See bottom of page for details)
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 17th, 5 PM EST
  • Pitch Competition: Tuesday, November 14th *In-person

Interested in watching the event? Stay tuned for event registration, coming soon!

In 2022, we received 37 applications and had six incredible finalists. Expert judges–Patricia Houston, Efosa Obano​, Joseph Ferenbok ​and Paul Santerre–selected the winners during the in-person pitch competition, which was attended by over 50 audience members.