Industry Connect at the MD&M Conference and Expo is a program for medical device researchers to test your ideas with technology decision makers, set up follow-on meetings, and acquire feedback on your best path forward. Priority will be given to Faculty, Post-Docs, or Graduate Researchers who have completed a local, regional, or national I-Corps program within the past 24 months.
Application Deadline: October 6Pre-Conference Workshop: November 7, 2:30-5:30PMDinner and Panel Session: November 7, 5:30-7:30PMPitch and Networking Session: November 8, 5:00-7:30PMClosing Session: November 9, 4:00-5:00PM(Optional) Local Ecosystem Meetings: November 10, times as scheduled
*Participation at all events is REQUIRED.*
2. Entrepreneurial Lead (EL)A grad student or post-doc with relevant knowledge of the technology and a deep commitment to investigate the commercial landscape surrounding the innovation.
3. Industry Mentor (IM) – Optional, but strongly encouragedAn experienced entrepreneur with startup or otherexperience in transitioning technology out of the lab and into the marketplace.