MedTech Innovator

MedTech Innovator is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of patients by accelerating the growth of companies transforming the health care system.

Each year, outstanding device, diagnostic, and digital health companies are selected and featured at The MedTech Conference. The highest-scoring proposals from a pool of over 800 applicants are invited to various domestic and international pitch events. From there, 50 innovative companies are selected for the MedTech Innovator Showcase at The MedTech Conference, where representatives from each company will participate in a moderated panel discussion on the MedTech Innovator Stage in the Exhibit Hall. Click here for the MedTech Innovator Showcase schedule.

Twenty-five of the MedTech Innovator Showcase companies will participate in a four-month virtual accelerator, which provides companies with the opportunity to receive continual in-depth mentorship from industry stakeholders. Four finalists from the Accelerator program will go on to compete during the MedTech Innovator Finals (Tuesday, September 24 | 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM) for a live audience vote to win $500,000 in prizes and the title of MedTech Innovator 2019!

In addition to the MedTech Innovator Showcase and MedTech Innovator Finals, the following events are also included in this year’s agenda: 

  • MedTech Innovator Execution Award at the AdvaMed Accel Leadership Seminar (Monday, September 23 │ 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM): A select group of MedTech Innovator semi-finalist companies will compete for the audience vote and the MedTech Innovator 2019 Execution Award, presented to the company in the Accelerator Program that demonstrates the strongest execution plan and potential.
  • AdvaMed Accel – MedTech Innovator Partnering Forum (Monday, September 23 │ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM): This exclusive, invite-only program connects qualified investors, strategic partners, and subject-matter experts with the most innovative and promising companies in the industry, including the 2019 MedTech Innovator class.

MedTech Innovator Showcase $10K Best Video Competition – Each year, MedTech Innovator’s 50 Showcase companies produce 1-minute videos to highlight their companies and technologies. MedTech Innovator will award a $10,000 prize to the company with the best pitch video!


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