March 4th, 2019
We were chosen to present our company at the 2019 MedTech Innovator Pitch Event on March 4th in Los Angeles, CA. More than 800 companies applied to this competition which was considered to be a record breaking number of entries compared to prior events in the past few years.
Paul Grand, CEO of MedTech Innovator said, "in 2015 when we started this competition only 290 companies applied. We have seen an increase in the number of companies who are looking to complete in the event."
MedTech Innovator is based in Los Angeles, Calif., MedTech Innovator is the premier nonprofit startup accelerator in the medical technology industry. Their mission is to improve the lives of patients by accelerating the growth of companies that are transforming the healthcare system. MedTech Innovator matches healthcare industry leaders with innovative early-stage and emerging growth medtech companies for mentorship and support. For more information about MedTech Innovator, visit https://medtechinnovator.org
Applications, such as the one Amnion Life submitted for the event, are reviewed by more than 150 executives and professionals from dozens of leading companies, including manufacturers, providers, and investors such as Johnson & Johnson, RCT Ventures, Baxter, BTG, HOYA Corp, NIPRO Medical Corp., Olympus Medical Systems Group, W.L Gore & Associates, Inc., and many more. The top applicants will be invited to present at one of MedTech Innovator’s regional pitch events across the US and internationally starting in spring 2019.
The MedTech Innovator Showcase is held in conjunction with The Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Medical Device Conference June 20-21 in San Francisco and The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, on Sept. 23-25 in Boston. Selected finalists will compete on the plenary stage of The MedTech Conference, where the audience will vote to determine the grand prize winner of $350,000 and the title of 2019 MedTech Innovator.
MedTech Innovator is a highly selective program that offers real value to the companies that are selected to participate, with no equity for participation or strings attached. To summarize some of the benefits of being selected for our Showcase include:
Amnion Life looks forward to continuing with MedTech Innovator event to see if we can win the 2019 challenge as the grand prize winner.