Business incubator Zinc gathers 55 people from 19 countries to rethink the world’s approach to treating mental illness

Will Tanner is building a web hub for those who care for the mentally distressed. Billie Quinlan wants to make women happier with a digital sex guru. Rajshekar Patil is devising tools to help children moderate screen time. Rachel Thomas aims to change how people think using online modules.

In a speed-pitching session (like Dragon’s Den on fast-forward with better coffee and fewer self-interested billionaires) these and 20 similar propositions are rattled out by teams of two or three people who met only weeks ago.

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Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder; it is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment".