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Upstate MIND Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MIND MDIC)

The Upstate MIND – a Medical Innovation and Novel Discovery Center within the CNY Biotech Accelerator – is providing a new program to assist early stage medical device innovators.  Up to six individuals/teams per year will be accepted into a six-month program receiving FREE work space in the Upstate MIND Creation Garage.  Accepted Upstate MIND Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MDIC) participants will also attend the new “Concept to Commercialization” Bootcamp – a series of (3) 2-day workshops.

Selected Upstate MIND MDIC Participants will:

  • Develop and test early prototypes
  • Seek funding and team members
  • Produce marketing and customer data
  • Develop a Business Plan and determine regulatory strategy
  • Develop a pitch presentation
  • Gain access to innovation ecosystem mentors

MIND MDIC Participant Benefits and Awards

  • All participants receive fee-waived registration to the “Concept to Commercialization” Bootcamp – a value of $240 per team member
  • Eligible participant(s) will be selected to receive an additional 6-months free space within the Creation Garage to include access to shared equipment – valued at $1050
  • One eligible participant will be selected to receive a Patent Landscape performed by ICIP Consultants – a $5,000-$10,000 value

APPLICATION

Applications are due by May 31, 2017.  Selection of participants will be made by the MIND MDIC Review Committee and participants contacted at the end of June with a program start of July 15.

For questions or more info call  315-464-9288 or email cnybac@upstate.edu.

15jul9:00 amUpstate MIND Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MIND MDIC)Applications due May 31, 2017

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