Emerging companies are being urged to apply to the MedTech Innovator, the medtech industry’s nonprofit global competition and accelerator.
Enter to Win
Companies applying for the competition are in for the chance to win $500,000.
Early to mid-stage medical device, diagnostic, and digital health companies are eligible to apply, providing they can address one of the following areas:
- Chronic Disease Management
- Cognitive Devices and Platforms
- Consumer Healthcare
- Healthcare Efficiency and Cost Reduction
- Infectious Disease Management
- Patient Safety and Satisfaction
- Precision and Personalized Medicine
- Population Health
- Next-Gem Surgical
- Technology-Enabled Services
Applications will be reviewed by more than 50 leading companies, including manufacturers, providers and investors. The top 100 companies will move on to compete in 10 regional pitch events in the United States and Europe throughout March and April.
Winners of the pitch events will progress to the opportunity to be selected for the showcase, accelerator and three competitions. The first will be held at the MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit in Dublin, Ireland, the second at the Wilson Sonsini Medical Device Conference in San Francisco and the finals at the AdvaMed 2017 in San Jose, California.
Paul Grand Medtech Innovator CEO said: “MedTech Innovator is an exemplary showcase of the emerging talent that the medical technology industry has to offer and an opportunity to accelerate the development of life-changing and life-enhancing technologies. This competition and accelerator presents participants a host of opportunities to make connections with investors and partners, gain industry know-how and increase exposure, and I encourage medical technology startups to apply.”