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Hofstra University


Hempstead, NY

Project Name

Healthcare Entrepreneurship Community Challenge (HECC)



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With the i6 funding, Hofstra University will create the Healthcare Entrepreneurship Community Challenge (HECC), a program that challenges entrepreneurs to develop new innovations to solve healthcare issues facing underserved communities in the New York City metropolitan area. HECC, a proof-of-concept/commercialization program, will foster high-growth entrepreneurship that will result in innovative new products and services; stimulate regional job growth; and increase quality, access and utilization to healthcare in underserved communities.

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