MedStart PitchFest 2016

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Do you have an idea for an app that will help patients communicate better with physicians? Are you already drawing plans for a medical device that will help people better manage their health?

In coordination with our upcoming conference Connected: The Future of Med Tech, MedStart is hosting a pitching competition for teams with fresh ideas in medical technology. Teams with ideas or pre-startup phase businesses are invited to apply. Interested teams should submit:

  1. 5 minute video making their pitch
  2. Business plan (up to three pages) with details of your proposal

See the detailed rules below for more information.

Finalists will be selected to pitch their idea, live and in person to a panel of judges at the MedStart conference at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA on Saturday, December 3rd for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize to help turn their idea into a successful start up business.

You can start exploring partners & teams by registering in the collaboration hub here. You can also visit us at for more information about the conference. Feel free to start spreading the word about MedStart, either on Facebook or Twitter. You can Tweet at us @TuftsMedStart or use #MedStart

For any questions about the competition, email us at

We look forward to seeing your exciting ideas!


 Funding Available



MedStart is a Tufts University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Professional Degree student-run organization dedicated to the cultivation and advancement of global entrepreneurship in healthcare. We support the research, development, and business implementation of disruptive innovations and technologies that improve the quality and productivity of healthcare delivery. MedStart...