Funding Opportunities


Pediatric Supergroup Pitch Competition

The Pediatric Supergroup Conference is now seeking applicants for its pitch competition, May 15-17, to showcase startups focused on emerging pediatric health technology.

Use discount code "WholeChildLab" for 75% off registration:

Deadline: April 12th!


CTIP Catalyzing Pediatric Innovation Grant

The West Coast Consortium for Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP - the FDA-funded pediatric device consortium centered at CHLA) is offering the 2019 Catalyzing Pediatric Innovation (CPI) Grant to support the advancement of innovations in pediatric technology and devices. Up to six grants of $25,000-$50,000 will be awarded to projects developing pediatric innovation from ideation through commercialization. Applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of intent by April 15, 2019.

See this flyer for details or visit



The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) is now accepting proposals for its “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” $250K competition and access to the “Pediatric Device Innovator Accelerator Program” led by MedTech Innovator.

This competition is focused on pediatric devices developed for use in the orthopedic and spine sector, an area in critical need of innovation. The deadline to apply is midnight EST on April 2, 2019 and the competition will be held on April 30, 2019 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

NCC-PDI is led by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center and the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. The consortium recently added new accelerators BioHealth Innovation and MedTech Innovator, and Smithwise as its design firm partner.

Click Here to learn more and apply.


PPDC Sponsored Project Proposals

The PPDC is no longer accepting White Paper Applications for the 2018-19 Round of its Sponsored Project Proposals. Applicants will be contacted via email with further detail.

The PPDC still accepts applications on a rolling basis for in-kind services and advisory assistance. If interested, please sign up for a free membership and contact Joshua Dienstman, PPDC Project Manager, at