Frequently asked questions

1.   The elements of the same group can attend different courses and universities?

Yes, the groups can be formed by students of different courses, education establishments or levels. The participation of multidisciplinary groups is encouraged as a way of enhancing multidisciplinarity and complementarity with each other.

2.   Students that completed their degree can apply?

Yes, students that completed their degree in the academic year 2020/2021 can be accepted.

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3.   It is mandatory that groups are accompanied by one or more coordinators?

No, although it is recommended that the groups are accompanied by one or more coordinators, that fact is not mandatory.

4.   It is possible for a student to apply with two different groups?

No, the applicants can only register with one group and one project per edition.

5.   Can a professor coordinate several groups?

Yes, coordinators can supervise more than one group.

6.   It is possible the participation of foreign students under Erasmus regime?

Yes, all students enrolled in undergraduates, post-graduation or masters in Portuguese or foreign educational establishments can register.

7.   It is possible the participation of students enrolled in Universities outside of Portugal?

Yes, all students enrolled in undergraduates, post-graduation or masters in Portuguese or foreign educational establishments can register.

8.   I still do not have a student card, what can I do to validate the registration?

The participants can send another document that proves the enrollment in the respective university, like for example the registration certificate.

9.   It is possible to participate with projects developed within a course unit?

Yes, the participation with projects developed within a course unit is allowed, provided it falls within the areas covered by the H-INNOVA – Health Innovation HUB.

10.   Is the submission of the monitoring questionnaire mandatory?

Yes, the completion and submission of the monitoring questionnaire is mandatory and must be sent until the deadline presented in the chronogram.

11.   Where can I access the monitoring questionnaire?

The monitoring questionnaire is available to download on the page of the Call for Projects.

12.   After the submission of the monitoring questionnaire is it possible to change the project theme?

Yes, the project theme can be adjusted afterwards if it is within the area covered by the H-INNOVA – Health Innovation HUB and inform the award organization through the email.

13.   How should the report/project be submitted?

The project should be submitted until 23h59 of the deadline day set in the chronogram for the email of the award hinnova_hub@premivalor.com.

14.   What kind of files can be submitted and what is the size limit?

The projects must be submitted in the form of written report, in Word or PowerPoint in a non-editable format (e.g. PDF).

The size limit of the documents submitted by email is 5 Mb. In case the files exceed the limit they can be placed on online platforms (e.g. Wetransfer, Google Drive, etc). An email should be sent to HINNOVA_HUB@premivalor.com sharing the download link.

15.   Can the projects be written in English?​

Yes, the projects can be written in Portuguese or English. However, given the international scope of H-INNOVA, we recommend the use of the English language.

16.   Is the presentation video mandatory?​

The video is not mandatory, however its production is valued as an opportunity to reach the ceremony to award the winning groups. In the ceremony the 10 best projects (finalist projects or TOP 10) and the project (1 finalist project) with the top rated video in the H-INNOVA’s social media will be publicly presented by one or more group elements – Elevator Pitch. The Jury will evaluate the finalist projects and the winners of the H-INNOVA - Health INNOVAtion HUB will be announced. The option to submit the video is only available on the Students Category.

17.   Do all the group elements have to be present in the Ceremony to award the winning group?

No, the group just needs to be represented by at least one element.

18.   It is possible to bring mockups or prototypes of the projects?

Yes, the groups that developed mockups or prototypes of the project can present them in the pitch taking place in the Elevator Pitch Ceremony.

19.   What is the dress code for the Elevator Pitch Ceremony?

It is recommended formal/business clothing.

20.   Is there any contact to clarify any doubts related to the H-INNOVA?

For any clarification the participants can contact the management team through the email or through the phone numbers +351 217 820 316  or  +351 913 247 781.

21.   Do the students participating in the H-INNOVA lose the property rights to the submitted idea?

No, the intellectual property of the candidate projects belong to the authors themselves.