Bootcamp 2020

This year's Bootcamp was aimed at instilling last minute know-how about Design Thinking in our community.

Our Zaki Milhem MD held a series of webinars focused on the core principles of Design Thinking and how our prospective competition participants might use them in order to better identify a problem and define their very own innovative solution.

Meet our trainer.


Zaki Milhem, MD

Zaki Milhem, MD is a resident in Psychiatry and a PhD Student at the Center for Functional Genomics, Biomedicine and Translational Sciences, from the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy. His research is focused on developing a cheap and accurate point of care test that differentiates bacterial from viral infections in the primary care setting.


Zaki's main areas of interest are digital health innovation, corporate health innovation, translational research and business bridging & opportunities. As a student, he founded and is currently CEO of WakeZ, a disruptive digital solution for better sleep. With WakeZ, Zaki is leading Romania's first digital interventional clinical trial, while also leading a cross-disciplinary team made out of doctors, psychologists, business analysts, marketing specialists and engineers. WakeZ won ALL innovation & start-up competitions it entered. Also, he wrote, won & implemented a public funded project, having started a Psychiatry clinic equipped with a state-of-the art device called TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulator). 


During the past year, Zaki was speaker and/or trainer at over a dozen prestigious events, such as Stanford Medicine X, Techfest, Mindchain, I4T and others, promoting digital innovation in healthcare and medical student entrepreneurship. His biggest challenge to date, one he hopes to accomplish in 2020, is to be accepted as a speaker at UMF Cluj's local students' conference, Medicalis. He can offer know-how and advice in monetisation of research projects, pitching and presentations, study protocols and research project management.