MedTech Innovator taking applications for $500K competition


Medtech InnovatorThe nonprofit healthcare competition and accelerator MedTech Innovator is calling on startups and emerging-growth companies to apply for its 2018 competition.

The application deadline is Jan. 26, 2018, deadline.

MedTech Innovator (Los Angeles) plans to award more than $500,000 in cash prizes and scholarships during the competition. The competition does not charge an application fee and does not require equity from participating companies.

There were nearly 600 completed applications for the most recent competition, which concluded Sept. 26. Industry leaders at The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, reviewed finalists and chose genome sequencing and machine learning company Day Zero Diagnostics as the 2017 grand-prize winner. 

“MedTech Innovator has built an unparalleled international network of medical technology leaders and healthcare stakeholders that supports the sourcing and mentoring of the very best medical device, diagnostic, and digital health startups from around the world,” MedTech Innovator CEO Paul Grand said in a news release.

“The emerging companies selected for our competition and accelerator make valuable connections within this network, gain strategic insights on value and business planning, and receive meaningful exposure for their technologies,” Grand said.

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