NHHPC member Health 2.0 and other partner innovation groups will conduct a Space Health Innovation Challenge event at the BioScience Research Collaborative at Rice University in Houston, TX on February 7-9. Challenges aimed at advancing human health and performance will be provided by the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), providing an opportunity for the national health innovation community to join with local Houston innovation groups to provide new perspectives to address problems keeping astronauts healthy while living in or traveling in space.
Jeffrey R. Davis, MD, Director of the NHHPC and the NASA Human Health and Performance Directorate will provide remarks regarding challenges faced by the JSC community. The Houston Technology Center, the Houston Area Translational Research Consortium, Enventure, Wyle, and Health 2.0 Houston are among the partner organizations promoting the event. Please visit the Space Health Innovation Challenge website for additional information.