2020 Awards Timeline

Submissions Open
Jun 3
Company applications on AwardForce will be kicked off with a virtual event. Applications will close on Aug 3.

Quarter Finals
Aug 27-28
Top 10 companies across all the categories will be announced, for the next round of judging.

Semi Finals
Sep 15-16
Top 4 companies across all the 15 categories will be announced for the final round of judging.

Grand Finale
Sep 23
Winners across all the 15 categories will be announced via a virtual event that will be live streamed.

2020 Award Categories

Click on a category below to see the 1st Round Finalists (Top 10)

Best Company with UCSF DNA

Awarded to two digital health companies (big and upcoming) with deep UCSF roots.

Consumer Prevention

Best digital health product or solution helping patients keep diseases at bay.

Consumer Wellness

Best new wellness digital health product or service aimed at consumers.

Digital Health Hall of Fame

Annually awarded to an individual who has made substantial contributions in the field of digital health innovation.

Employer Wellness & Prevention

Best digital health product or solution for employee wellness or prevention, targeted at employers.

Hospital Diagnostics

Best digital product or solution for hospital and clinical diagnostics.

Mental & Behavioral Health

Best digital health product or service for enabling better mental & behavioral health and wellness.

New Application of AI

Best new digital health solution or service that is improving patient outcomes using applied Artificial Intelligence.

New EHR Advance

Best product or service using data in electronic health records (EHR) for improving patient outcomes.

Patient Cost Savings

Best new digital health product or service helping patients and providers save money.

Remote Diagnostics

Best product or service for remote patient monitoring and diagnostics.


The best telemedicine product or service for improving patient outcomes.

UCSF COVID-19 Patriot

Awarded to three companies (big, existing & brand new) for the best COVID response digital product.