Innovations on the Diffusion Marketplace

  • Funding Type:
    Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunity From:

    The Department of Veterans Affairs

Important Dates:

Nominations Due
May 01, 2024

Opportunity Description:

In order to recognize the best and brightest health care innovation in the country and beyond, the Department of Veterans Affairs is excited to make available its platform for the discovery of health care innovations, the Diffusion Marketplace, to non-VA health care innovators. 

Please submit nominations by May 1 for no more than three innovations in both Suicide Prevention or Age Friendly.  Innovations must…

  • Have demonstrated an ability to promote positive clinical or operational outcomes.

  • Be an active effort at health care site.

  • Be supported by an innovator willing to create the innovation profile (2-4 hours) and provide periodic updates (quarterly).

  • Not contain PII/PHI.

  • Not be strictly proprietary vendor submissions (e.g., medical device manufacturers).

Submit Nominations to VA (no more than 3) by May 1.
VA will choose innovations by June 1
Contact Blake Henderson ( & Blaine Fitzgerald ( with questions.

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