MedTech Innovator does not require equity and there is no application fee. However, companies are responsible for their travel costs related to attending pitch events and mandatory in-person events, where applicable.
MedTech Innovator seeks early to mid-stage start-ups in the medical device, diagnostic, or digital health/health IT spaces. We encourage those who are developing a product and/or service in the healthcare space along one these verticals to apply.
Yes! MedTech Innovator encourages applications from companies at all stages of fundraising, from friends and family to mango seed and beyond to apply for a slot in the MedTech Innovator Showcase. Preference for accelerator companies spaces is given to companies with transformative potential that will benefit the most from the MedTech Innovator curriculum and strategic partner mentorship.
MedTech Innovator evaluates all applications based on value, execution, and momentum strengths. The company strength for each category is evaluated using multiple metrics. Please see below for the complete evaluation metrics table.
Here are the points we recommend including in your deck:
We have a limited number of slots available for companies to pitch online. Companies that apply early will have the highest likelihood of being selected for their preferred pitch location.
The MedTech Innovator Showcase is virtual, except for 1 mandatory in-person event that ends the program. The Showcase and Finals may take place at the MedTech Forum 2022 hosted by APACMed, subject to pandemic restrictions in 2022.
Yes, you should definitely reapply! MedTech Innovator conducts an annual survey to assess the needs of the industry as interests are constantly evolving and change year-to-year. Please be sure to indicate any updates since your last application in the space provided during the online application process.