If you are advocating to improve health outcomes for others, and / or contributing to innovation that improves the lives of people, and / or taking actions to make your dreams for a better world, a reality – we look forward to receiving your application for the Bakken Invitation. Applications close on July 18, 2018.
Please see below for more information on eligibility criteria for the Bakken Invitation. For the applicant to be eligible for consideration, the Application must be completed no later than 11:59:59 PM Central Time on July 18, 2018.
The application takes about 30 minutes to complete.
To be eligible for the Bakken Invitation, applicants must:
Former Bakken Invitation Honorees, Medtronic employees and direct family members are not eligible. Recipients will be chosen on a variety of factors, including geography, disease condition, past achievements and aspirations, and entry story.
Twelve Honorees will be chosen by a committee of patients, representatives of nonprofit organizations and Medtronic Foundation staff.
A committee of patients, representatives of nonprofit organizations and Medtronic Foundation staff will review candidates’ applications. Medtronic Foundation will notify the candidates selected to move on to the next stage of the selection process on or about August 15, 2018. Final application process consists of video interviews with Medtronic Foundation staff.
The twelve selected Honorees will be notified by Medtronic Foundation on or around October 15, 2018.
All applicants with eligible medical technology are welcome to apply, regardless of device manufacturer.