MedTech Innovator 2016: JLABS Pitch Sessions

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MedTech Innovator 2016: JLABS Pitch Sessions

JLABS @ TMC , John P. McGovern Campus , Houston , TX 77021

May 04, 2016 from 13:30 PM to 15:00 PM (CST)

$10 - $35

The MedTech Innovator team will be in Houston, TX for pitch sessions, as a critical step in selecting the twenty 2016 accelerator companies. Companies will be pre-selected to pitch our judging panel consisting of leading industry representatives and investors.

Apply Now to Pitch at JLABS
Startups that meet the specified criteria and are able to travel to Houston, TX are encouraged to apply by April 22nd at:

About MedTech Innovator 2016
MedTech Innovator is a global competition and virtual accelerator in its 4th year. Its mission is to accelerate the development of transformative innovations that benefit patients and deliver improved value to the health care system. Twenty companies will be selected to participate in 2016.

MedTech Innovator Criteria
MedTech Innovator 2016 seeks early to mid-stage startups, including medical device, diagnostic, and digital technologies addressing the following themes:

    • Next-Gen Surgical
    • Chronic Disease Management
    • Patient Safety & Satisfaction
    • Healthcare Efficiency, Care Coordination & Cost Reduction
    • Cognitive Devices & Platforms
    • Precision & Personalized Medicine
    • Population Health
    • Infectious Disease Management
    • Technology-Enabled Services
    • Consumer Healthcare

Program Participant Benefits
Startups selected to join the MedTech Innovator accelerator receive:

    • Mentorship from leading investors, manufacturers, providers, payers, IP, regulatory and reimbursement professionals, and others
    • Complimentary tickets to a 3-day kick off event including the Wilson Sonsini Medical Device Conference in San Francisco, CA
    • A scholarship to participate in the Innovation Showcase at AdvaMed 2016 in Minneapolis, MN
    • A chance to compete in the 2016 finals for more than $250,000 in awards and prizes

10:30am | Registration Opens and Networking
11:00am | Presentation and Q&A
12:00pm | Networking Lunch
12:30-4:30pm | One-on-one Pitch Meetings*

*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one pitch meeting ahead of time and be approved. The application period ends on April 22nd, 2016.


John P. McGovern Campus
2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite J
Houston, TX 77021

Parking Information:
Please park in the self parking areas of the McGovern Campus. Grab a Token at the gate and bring it to the event space. We encourage carpooling and using the TMC shuttles.


Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and digital health sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to eight locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto and a ninth location, New York City, launching in 2018. For more information please visit

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