MedTech Innovator 2019 Showcase and Competition at the WSGR Medical Device Conference


June 21, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

About the Event

On June 21st, MedTech Innovator will hold its Showcase and value award competition at the WSGR Medical Device Conference in San Francisco. The event features a Showcase of pitches by 50 of the top medical device, diagnostics, and digital health startups in the world. There will also be competition featuring pitches from pre-selected companies. Judges including investors and senior executives from medtech companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, Olympus, GORE and others will provide feedback through a Q&A session after each pitch. The winner, by audience vote, is awarded a $25K cash prize and a profile in MedTech Strategist.

Startups are encouraged to apply here.

MedTech Innovator Criteria

MedTech Innovator seeks early to mid-stage startups, including medical device, diagnostic, or digital health technologies.

Program Participant Benefits

MedTech Innovator is a highly selective program that offers real value to the companies that are selected to participate, with no equity for participation or strings attached. To summarize some of the benefits of being selected for our Showcase include:

  • Access to the best medtech ecosystem in the world from anywhere—because our program is virtual, startups in active development do not have to relocate Membership to a coveted peer group including 185 alumni who have gone on to bring 35 products to the market and raise over $925M in follow-on funding
  • Opportunities to be exclusively showcased and participate in investor partnering at the largest gatherings of medtech industry leaders in North America – the Wilson Sonsini conference in San Francisco in June and The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed in Boston in September
  • Competition for incubator space awards
  • Media profile opportunities

Companies that meet our criteria (see above) will be in the running for MedTech Innovator’s acclaimed Accelerator, which offers additional benefits including the following and many more:

  • Mentorship from our 15 industry-leading corporate partners
  • Introductions to investors, providers, payers, IP, regulatory and reimbursement professionals
  • Competition for the up to $500K in cash prizes, including a grand prize of $350K
  • Complimentary AdvaMed membership for six months

MedTech Innovator does not require equity or relocation from participating companies.