The Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx) is looking for innovative medical device companies to take part in its upcoming Medical Device Accelerator program.
TMCx is hosting a webinar information session about the program on April 12 (8.30-10.30am AEST - Sydney time) and is encouraging interested participants to register early.
The TMCx accelerator advances the development of health and medical technology companies by connecting visionary entrepreneurs to the abundant resources of the Texas Medical Center. The TMCx team’s goal is to quickly and effectively connect entrepreneurs with stakeholders.
TMC is the world’s largest medical complex. Since opening in 1945, it has been pioneering patient care, research, education, and prevention.
Today, TMC comprises:
- 21 renowned hospitals;
- 14 support organizations;
- 10 academic institutions;
- eight academic and research institutions;
- seven nursing programs;
- three public health organisations;
- three medical schools;
- two pharmacy schools; and,
- A dental school.
Located in the TMC Innovation Institute, the TMCx accelerator program provides startup companies with a shared workspace, a curriculum tailored to the needs of healthcare entrepreneurs and the guidance of over 120 advisors from the front lines of the industry. Companies have access to the world’s largest medical centre, all without membership fees or equity sharing.
Participants further develop their companies by attending a variety of workshops and hands-on events to gain insights from experts in every facet of running a health-related business: clinical trials, FDA regulations, HIPAA/HITECH compliance, hospital procurement, commercial pilots, intellectual property, licensing, fundraising, marketing and other critical areas.
In addition, participants work with the TMCx team to refine strategies and build relationships across the Texas Medical Center. Companies network with key thought leaders and mentors during the Advisor Pitch Event, the TMC Expert Forum and other scheduled sessions.
The four-month program culminates with TMCx Demo Day, an exclusive presentation to hundreds of investors, corporate partners, hospital stakeholders, media and other guests.
Companies can also apply now to the 2018 TMCx Medical Device Accelerator with the deadline for applications being May 11th.