MedTech Innovator is the largest and highest performing accelerator of medical technology in the world and the medtech industry’s premiere showcase and competition for innovative medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. Our accelerator is remote-friendly, having operated as a virtual program since 2015. We are a founder-friendly nonprofit and do not require equity or fees for participation. Companies that have raised up to a Series C are eligible to apply.

MedTech Innovator Program Overview

Each year, MedTech Innovator recognizes the 50 best-in-class startups and scaleups across the medtech industry. Companies selected for this honor receive a slot in the MedTech Innovator Showcase. The MedTech Innovator Showcase provides high profile visibility at leading conferences and media, access to healthcare investors, stakeholders, decision makers; a network of mentors and peers; and participation in a customized virtual curriculum. Applications are open through January 31.

Eligibility & Requirements

All early- to mid-stage medical device, diagnostic or digital health companies are encouraged to apply. To see a list of interest areas that our partners are specifically interested in, visit MedTech Industry Strategic Interest Areas.

Preferably, applicants will have prototypes and minimally some proof of concept evidence, as well as the funds available / runway remaining to execute during the program.

Companies that are accepted to the program must commit a co-founder, CEO, or appropriate senior member of their leadership team to attend the June 2023 MedTech Innovator Summit and the October 2023 Showcase and Finals at The MedTech Conference.