About MedTech Innovator 2015
MedTech Innovator is a venture competition and virtual accelerator, designed to identify and support innovative early-stage medtech companies. 20 outstanding medtech and digital health technologies will be chosen to be part of the 2015 accelerator program and competition. If you are selected to participate, your company will have a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from key industry stakeholders such as VC investors and MedTech executives in business development, regulatory, reimbursement, and purchasing.
The 2015 accelerator program will launch at the Wilson Sonsini Medical Device Conference, June 25 – 26 in San Francisco, CA and culminate with the MedTech Innovator 2015 Showcase and Finals competition during AdvaMed 2015, October 5 – 7 in San Diego, CA.
Each of the 20 semi-finalists will receive a scholarship for the AdvaMed Innovation Showcase and will be among the 48 innovative emerging growth medical device and diagnostic companies presenting at AdvaMed 2015. In the exciting finale, during a plenary session in front of the entire industry audience, four finalists will be selected to compete for over $300,000 in prizes and the audience vote as MedTech Innovator of 2015.
You can read more about this year’s program here.
2015 KEY MILESTONES
|April 30||Deadline for Applications|
|May – June||Select companies invited to Pitch & Networking|
|Early June||20 Semi-Finalists selected|
|June 25||Invitation-only event in Palo Alto, CA|
|June 26||WSGR Medical Device Conference in San Francisco, CA|
|July – Sept||Three-month Virtual Accelerator|
|Early Sept||4 Finalists selected|
|Oct 7||MedTech Innovator Finals at AdvaMed 2015 in San Diego, CA|
ABOUT RCT VENTURES
In the medical device space, RCT invests in early-stage companies developing products that can get to market quickly.
AdvaMed Accel and AdvaMed 2015 have partnered with MedTech Innovator to provide best-in-class startups a unique opportunity to develop their innovative and transformational medical technologies and advance their strategic business development goals in thematic areas selected by leading MedTech manufacturers.
The MedTech Innovator competition and accelerator identifies and rewards outstanding early-stage medical device companies—providing them with the opportunity to meet with leading industry executives and VC investors and gain valuable exposure for strategic business development. Any early-stage, innovative medical technology company is encouraged to apply.
As a member of the AdvaMed State Medical Technology Alliance, AZBio is a pleased to support AdvaMed Accel and RCT Ventures as a scholarship sponsor for Medtech Innovator 2015.