PriMed Accelerator

The primed accelerator program will provide entrepreneurs the foundation needed for long-term success of their life science endeavor. 

 

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: 

  • Early-stage companies developing products in the medical device or pharma/bio industries. 
  • Ideal projects in the medical device field will have at least CAD drawings of the device.  
  • Ideal projects in the therapeutics field will have a lead compound identified with in vivo supporting data.

 

  PARTICIPATING TEAMS WILL BE SELECTED ACCORDING TO AN EVALUATION OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Stage of Development 
  • Capability of Assembled Team to move the Business to the next level
  • Innovation/IP
  • Compatibility with mentor, expert, community resources available

 

IF ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM, HERE'S WHAT YOU GET: 

  •  2 hour curriculum sessions held at MUSC and led by subject matter experts, tailored to the life sciences.
  •  1 hour  meetings with mentors with industry-specific expertise
  •  Interaction and connection with other life science startups also trying to grow their business and skill sets  

THE FOLLOWING CURRICULUM WILL BE COVERED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS:

  1. Who is your customer?
  2. Regulatory Considerations
  3. Reimbursement Considerations
  4. Sales Channel
  5. Branding / Marketing 
  6. Building a Team
  7. Competitive Advantage
  8.  Customer Perspective
  9. Contracts and Intellectual Property 
  10.  Accounting
  11. Raising Capital 
  12. Financial / Operational Plan 
  13. Practice your Pitch 
  14. Pitch Post-Mortem / Celebration

Think  you have what it takes? Apply below!

Name *
Name
Stage of Development: Only answer below if product is in therapeutics
Has an IND been filed?
Stage of development: Only answer below if product is a device
Stage of prototype
Stage of development: Only answer below if product is a research platform
Intellectual property
Does the company have rights to the intellectual property (either own it, or have an option or license to the rights)? *
Time commitment *
Innovation *
I am applying for: *
Financial condition *