Innovative breakthroughs in healthcare are solving some of the world’s most urgent challenges, whether it’s to improve quality of care, advance diagnostics and treatment, or enhance the patient and provider experience.

St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Northern Kentucky University have joined forces to help create the next leaders in health innovation.

SoCap Accelerate is currently accepting applications for its first cohort—five health care-related startups to participate in an intensive five-week program. The program will help startups make connections with healthcare professionals in real scenarios to test, refine, and optimize their innovations in real time.