The best innovations start with the people closest to problems who can visualize opportunities. That’s why Health Innovator wants to empower healthcare professionals to leverage their practical experience and create great solutions that impact their environment.
Using the proven Stanford Biodesign circirlum, this virtual program takes the guesswork out of the first stages of innovation. You will be quickly validating needs, generating creative ideas, and choosing the best strategies that fit your solution. Whether you are starting with an idea or seeking guidance through the complexities of the medical innovation process, this program serves as a launchpad.
How to generate great ideas, and how to validate them through your healthcare experience and focus on the user.
How to test your ideas and how to plan a roadmap to develop your first prototypes.
How to develop a business, understand your market and customer, protect your IP, and other business essentials.
How to work with product developers and understand concepts that will speed you to a prototype.
Professionals and students with products, ideas, or a drive to improve their environment and patient care are encouraged to apply.
Ideas and projects will be limited to medical technologies and/or digital health. Biotechnology or pharmaceutical innovations do not fit inside the scope of this program. Also, participants are required to comply with requests for information and data which are outlined in the program agreement provided upon applying.
The main workload will be done at an accelerated pace throughout the fall, with a demo day in early 2023. After the end of the formal program, ongoing support will be available.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Once the cohort is established and the program begins in mid-September, applications will be considered for the 2023 cohort.
All services are provided free of charge. However, limited spots are available.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, click the link below and we will get back to you on your idea.
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