Funding Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Pediatric Device Accelerator

Win up to $50k in seed funding, prototyping support & advising!

 

 

 

The UCSF-Stanford Pediatric Device Accelerator helps drive promising pediatric device ideas towards market availability for patient benefit. Academic, business, or independent innovators based in the United States are invited to apply.

 

AWARD

  • Up to $50,000 per project ($250,000 available)
  • Advising, prototyping support, and commercialization coaching by the UCSF-Stanford PDC and industry partners

TIMELINE

  • Application deadline: February 8, 2019, 5:00 PM PST
  • Finalists announced: February 15, 2019
  • Pitch competition: March 29, 2019

ELIGIBILITY

  • Innovator with a promising pediatric device idea that meets FDA definition of a medical device willing to invest the time to work with the UCSF-Stanford PDC and its advisors to develop idea into a marketable product
  • Based in the United States
  • Available to present at pitch competition in Palo Alto, CA on March 29, 2019
  • Project that has not been funded by another FDA-funded Pediatric Device Consortium within the last calendar year

 

 

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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 ppdc@email.chop.edu.