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2024 road tour timeline all programs

The Innovator Road Tour is a series of pitch events held in the US, internationally, and virtually. MedTech Innovator, MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific and BioTools Innovator hold events featuring outstanding medical device, diagnostic, digital health, life science research tools, and molecular based diagnostics companies selected from this year’s pool of over 2,000 applications. Invited startups have the opportunity to meet and receive feedback from investors, strategics and other members of the ecosystem. MedTech Innovator program partners include Asahi Intecc, B Braun, BD, BroadOak Capital Partners, Cambridge Consultants, Dexcom, Edwards Lifesciences, Enterprise Singapore, Fujikura, Johnson & Johnson, NIPRO, Nissan Chemical America Corporation, Olympus, Research Corporation Technology, Siemens Healthineers, Teleflex, and W.L. Gore. Learn more about each of our events here.

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MedTech Innovator Pitch Events

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West Coast Pitch Event: Los Angeles, CA

March 13 & 14, 2024

In addition to competing for a spot in the 2024 MedTech Innovator cohort, a subset of the MedTech Innovator pitch companies will also be in consideration for our Plastic Surgery Track established in partnership with the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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The West Coast Pitch Event is held in partnership with the UCLA Technology Development Group. Join us on Tuesday, March 12 from 9 AM to 7 PM at the UCLA Luskin Center for the 12th Annual UCLA MedTech Partnering Conference. Both events are also part of #LAMedTechWeek powered by BioscienceLA.
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East Coast Pitch Event: Washington D.C.

April 2 & 3, 2024

In addition to competing for a spot in the 2024 MedTech Innovator cohort, a subset of the pitch companies will also be in consideration for our Heart and Brain Track in partnership with the American Heart Association Center for Health Technology & Innovation and the Military Medicine Track in partnership with the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC).

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International Pitch Event: Dublin, Ireland

April 15, 2024

The International Pitch Competition is held in collaboration with the MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit and regional partners, Trinity College and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RSCI). The MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit is Europe’s largest medtech partnering and investment conference. This conference will offer a broader and deeper take on the issues and concerns driving the medical device industry today. Learn more and register for the Summit here.

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General Pitch Events: Online

May 1 & 2, 2024

Our online pitch event will be held on May 1.

MedTech Innovator All-Stars Investor Forum: Boston, MA

May 1 & 2, 2024

The investor forum at Device Talks Boston will feature outstanding MedTech Innovator Alumni. The MTI portfolio raised $2B in funding in 2023; the overall device sector raised $7B in total, according to the HSBC annual 2023 report. Learn more about the investor forum here.

The DeviceTalks conference is held at the Boston Convention Center.

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Innovator 2024 Summit: Mountain View, CA

June 12 & 13, 2024

The invite-only Innovator 2024 Summit will be held in Mountain View, California. The annual Summit is a lively and engaging event that exclusively allows the leadership teams from our latest cohort of startups to get to know each other and exchange ideas with MedTech Innovator’s partners, alumni, and other industry leaders. MedTech Innovator, BioTools Innovator and MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific cohorts, along with the inaugural Singapore-US Market Access Program cohort, all come together in-person for this event.

All companies selected for MedTech Innovator’s 2024 cohort will present in an investor showcase at the Wilson Sonsini’s 31st Medical Device Digital Health Conference on June 14, 2024. 

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MedTech Innovator Showcase and Early-Stage Finals: Toronto, Canada

October 15 - 17, 2024

The MedTech Innovator Finals and Showcase will take place on October 15 – 17 at The MedTech Conference powered by AdvaMed. The Early-Stage Grand Prize winner, as determined by audience vote, takes home a $350K prize, and finalists receive $25K each. In addition, the Execution Award winner receives $25K and the Best Video Competition winner $10K.

Attendees are also invited to the All-Stars Showcase featuring topical and engaging discussions with MedTech Innovator Alumni and Cohort companies.

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MedTech Innovator Mid-Stage Finals: San Diego, CA

November 19 - 21, 2024

The MedTech Innovator Mid-Stage Finals will take place on November 19-21 at The MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit in San Diego. The finals mark the exciting conclusion of the 2024 accelerator program. Based on audience vote, the Mid-Stage Grand Prize winner takes home a $200K prize, while the Value Award winner receives $25K.

BioTools Innovator Pitch Events

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East Coast Pitch Event: Boston, MA

March 21, 2024
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West Coast Pitch Event: San Diego, CA

April 11, 2024
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General Pitch Event: Online

April 24, 2024
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BioTools Innovator Capstone: TBD

Date TBD

The event will showcase the BTI ’24 cohort of best-in-class life science tools companies and a pitch competition featuring the BioTools Innovator 2024 Finalists. In addition to startup presentations, the event includes panel discussions with industry experts, and a Final Competition where one winner will take home the $250K Grand Prize, selected by a live audience vote.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with BioTools Innovator partners, including investors, and senior executives from Life Science tools companies and others.This event is free to attend in-person by invitation only (seats are limited on a first come first served basis).

The BioTools Innovator Capstone Event is supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific (APAC) Pitch Events

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General Pitch Event: Online

Online Pitch 1: March 19 (US) / March 20 (Singapore)
Online Pitch 2: April 2 (US) / April 3 (Singapore)
Online Pitch 3: April 23 (US) / April 24 (Singapore)

APAC will hold three online pitch events in 2024. Please keep in mind that Singapore is one day ahead of the US.

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April 15 (US) /April 16 (Singapore) &
April 16 (US) / April 17 (Singapore)

APAC’s in-person, two-day pitch event will be held in Singapore. Please keep in mind that Singapore is one day ahead of the US.

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September 4 (US) /September 5 (Singapore) &
September 5 (US) / September 6 (Singapore)

The MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific showcase and finals will take place in Singapore at the MedTech Forum, powered by APACMed. Please keep in mind that Singapore is one day ahead of the US.