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    Date submitted
  • 15-Mar-2017

Sickweather

Abstract

Sickweather is the world's first real-time map of sickness and the largest crowdsourcing community of its kind – processing millions of illness reports each month. The company has received numerous awards and been recognized for accurately forecasting outbreaks up to 15 weeks in advance. Sickweather is committed to providing consumers and businesses the most accurate, predictive and meaningful sickness forecasts in the world – for reducing healthcare costs and saving lives.

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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Pharma, consumer healthcare companies and retailers.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

There is currently no real-time or predictive solution that offers insights into the spread of illness at hyperlocal geographies that would otherwise allow manufacturers and retailers to better understand current or upcoming supply/demand from consumers to avoid costs related to marketing, merchandising and stocking.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Beats the CDC by up to 15 weeks, and with data at street level.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Our team has significant experience across disciplines in public health, data science, IT and media.