2019 Business Competition

Friday, April 5, 2019, 1:45 pm to 3:45 pm 

Students and post docs: Medical technology requires more than just laboratory results to become a reality. Do you believe that your biomaterials-based research innovation has the potential to succeed in the medical device industry?

Put your skills to the test in this unique session designed to challenge you to consider the commercialization aspects of your research.

Individuals and groups (your choice) will be judged by experts from investing, industry, regulatory, and academia on the strength of their commercialization plans.

Prizes will be awarded to the top teams, including audience’s choice. To participate, submit an abstract that contains your Executive Summary, including information on your technology, the market, and the commercialization strategy.

Those selected will give a 10 minute pitch followed by Q&A “Shark Tank” style from judges and audience. Instructions on how to submit your abstract: 2019 Business Plan Competition