Launch Event

Meet the MTSC’s first Cohort
25th June, 7 – 9pm, Imperial Collge London
Create real world impact from your research and turn your MedTech idea into a commercial reality with the MedTech SuperConnector™

Up to £200,000 of

project support*

Create real world impact from your research and turn your MedTech idea into a commercial reality with the MedTech SuperConnector™ (MTSC) – a new eight-month* entrepreneurial training programme for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) with possible extension.
Gain access to expert business mentoring and entrepreneurial training with funding allowances for prototyping/consumables, facilities access, travel and your salary. Create connections with industry partners, potential investors and develop your technology with up to the value of £200,000* in support for your project.

APPLICATIONS FOR COHORT ONE ARE NOW CLOSED

*£40,000 in funding + £160,000 in services including desk space, and access to training, mentorship and Masterclasses.

MTSC Funding

 ECRs will receive:
  • Consumables Allowance (administered by your P.I.)

  • Travel Allowance (administered by your P.I.)

  • Entrepreneurship Training

  • Business Mentoring 

  • Access to Incubator/Accelerator Facilities

  • Access to Industry Networks

Principal Investigators will receive:
  • Opportunity to Translate Research

  • Consumables Allowance for Prototype Development

  • Salary Replacement for ECRs Released onto the Programme

Eligibility

MTSC is open to ECRs and Post-Docs currently in the lab at our partner Institutions.
You must have a medical device, diagnostic or eHealth solution or idea you wish to commercially develop. You must have the support from your P.I. to be on the programme.

Programme Dates:
  • Deadline for Applications 07.00, Monday 30th April 2018

  • Shortlisted Applicants notified Friday 11th May 2018

  • Pre-Pitch 0.5 day training Friday 18th May 2018

  • Final Presentations to Judging Panel Friday 25th May 2018

  • First Cohort announced Thursday 31st May 2018

  • MTSC Accelerator Start Date Monday 18th June 2018

Funded by Research England, MTSC is an initiative from a consortium of eight dynamic London universities with interest in nurturing talent, ideas, and entrepreneurship. MTSC will focuses uniquely on a new route for Post-Docs and graduate students, to translate MedTech discoveries from academic labs into startup companies, proposing more solutions to today’s health challenges.