Ready Set Launch Trains HS Student Entrepreneurs at CEI

Ready Set Launch, June 17-21

Ready Set Launch!

The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation is excited to host “Ready Set Launch!” June 17-21, a week-long entrepreneurial experience for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Goals of the Event
Gain understanding of entrepreneurship as a viable career option and learn about resources in their community
Generate business ideas to create an atmosphere of fun
Meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs
Learn to work and cooperate in groups
Develop critical thinking and life skills
Develop leadership abilities and skills
Identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities in Northern Arizona
What Students Will Gain
Make new friends
Opportunity to win awards for Best Business Plan and Presentation
Experiential/hands on learning
Learn about starting and running a business
June 17 through June 21, 2013
8:30am to 5:00pm (Mon-Thurs)
9:00am to 1:00pm (Fri)
How to Apply
Please download the application and reference form here and return by June 6th, 2013 to:
The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation
275 N. GateWay Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
Attn: Greg Bullock
– – OR – –
*Participation will be limited to 25 students, and all applicants will be notified by June 11, 2013.
Ready Set Launch!, June 17-21

Opportunity Alert: BioAccel Solutions Challenge Announced

BioAccel will identify up to 5 health care needs based on input from health care professionals, industry and the consumer. Up to 3 will be in the medical device space and up to 2 will be in the medical diagnostics space.  Winners will have a chance to receive a minimum of $50,000 of proof-of-concept funds from BioAccel if they can obtain a matching $50,000 from investors.Continue reading

Opportunity Alert: Apply to present at AdvaMed 2013

Present your Companyadvamed 2013
at AdvaMed 2013

Now is your chance to be among the 60+ MedTech companies and Tech Transfer Offices who will present their latest products and technologies on Tuesday, September 24 and Wednesday, September 25 at AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference in Washington, DC.

Company Presentations connect innovative MedTech companies with established industry business development executives, venture capitalists, angel and family fund investors, entrepreneurs, and other strategic partners.

Innovative MedTech companies are competitively selected to make 9-minute business development and investor presentations. If selected, the fee to present is $800 plus the applicable registration fee.

Additional benefits to presenting at and attending AdvaMed 2013:

  • Investor Contact: Present to the industry’s top investors. Click here to view the list of 333 investors, business development, and finance executives who attended AdvaMed 2012.  
  • MedTech Partnering: Gain access to the MedTech Partnering system where you can schedule private meetings with attendees that you would like to see.
  • Entrepreneurship Boot Camp: A full day of interactive sessions that provide smaller companies with insights and skills needed to address challenges in today’s competitive market.
  • Marketing & PR: All presenting companies will be promoted on the AdvaMed 2013 website, in e-blasts, press releases, and in print materials including the AdvaMed 2013 Company Presentation book.
  • Gain access to more than 40 educational panels, CEOs Unplugged sessions, and world-class thought leaders.


How To Apply

  • Step 1: Submit your application through our website to present no later than May 24, 2013.
  • Step 2: Applications will be reviewed and scored by a carefully selected committee.
  • Step 3: All applicants will be notified if they have been accepted in late June.

Click here to submit your application.