Deneb Medical has been selected among 700 participants all over the world to participate in the 2018 Medtech Innovator Accelerator program. 25 early-stage companies will participate in MedTech Innovator’s award-winning four-month Accelerator program, in which emerging medtech startups are matched with healthcare industry leaders to receive customized mentorship and support. The selection process for this year’s program was highly competitive, with a 3% acceptance rate, involving the input of hundreds of reviewers from across the industry and judging at 14 regional pitch events.
The program culminates Sept. 24-26 in Philadelphia, where all 50 companies will present in Showcase panels and exclusive partnering at The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed. From the Accelerator cohort, four companies will advance to compete in the grand finale where the vote of the audience at the largest gathering of medtech industry leaders in North America will determine the winners, with more than $500,000 in cash prizes, scholarships, and in-kind services. Multiple awards will also be given for incubator spaces at JLABS, Magnify at CNSI, and the Gore Innovation Center.