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MedTech Innovator 2020 - Applications Now Accepted

Thursday, November 7, 2019  
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MedTech Innovator is the medical technology industry’s global showcase and accelerator for innovative medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. The mission is to improve the lives of patients by accelerating the growth of companies that are transforming the healthcare system. MedTech Innovator is the largest platform of its kind, providing participants with broad exposure to the leading players in the medtech industry.

MedTech Innovator is now accepting applications for the MedTech Innovator 2020 Showcase & Accelerator Program – January 17, 2020 deadline.

This is a unique opportunity for start-ups and emerging growth medical technology companies to gain access to industry stakeholders such as Baxter, BTG, HOYA, Maxim Ventures, Johnson & Johnson, Olympus, NIPRO, W.L. Gore and RCT Ventures. The top 50 start-ups selected each receive complimentary registration and are featured in the MedTech Innovator Showcase at The MedTech Conference, taking place October 5-7, 2020 in Toronto. MedTech Innovator will award up to $500,000 in non-dilutive cash prizes and in-kind awards during the 2020 competition. The grand prize winner will be announced during the MedTech Innovator Finals at The MedTech Conference. Early entry is recommended for priority reviews.

Each year, MedTech Innovator recognizes the 50 best-in-class startups across the medtech industry. Startups selected for this honor receive a slot in the MedTech Innovator Showcase. The MedTech Innovator Showcase is an annual program that provides startups with high profile visibility to healthcare investors, stakeholders, and decision makers, access to a network of mentors and peers, and participation in a customized virtual curriculum.

A subset of the MedTech Innovator Showcase startups are selected to participate in the MedTech Innovator Accelerator, which provides in-depth mentorship through one-on-one matching with one or more mentors from our corporate partners. Additionally, the MedTech Innovator Accelerator startups are eligible to compete for the $350,000 Grand Prize. Acceptance into the MedTech Innovator Accelerator is based on the stage of the startup with preference for companies that have not yet raised a Series B or established a significant strategic partnership. All medical device, diagnostic, or digital health startups are eligible to apply.

All early- to mid-stage medical device, diagnostic, or digital health companies are encouraged to apply. Companies who have raised (or are soon to close) a series B through series C will be considered for only the Showcase track. Companies that have not yet closed a Series B will be considered for the Accelerator.

For additional information and to apply for MedTech Innovator 2020, click here.

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