MedTech SuperConnector is a collaboration of academic institutions with a shared vision to support Early Career Researchers in the development and translation of their early-stage medtech innovations.
Applications now open - Accelerator Programme
MedTech SuperConnector is now accepting applications for its next cohort of postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate students from all disciplines from its eight partner institutions to join its accelerator programme.
The accelerator programme is a six-month learning journey providing participants with entrepreneurship training, masterclasses and access to domain expertise along with project funding (up to £45,000 accessible over 12-months). Eligible applicants will also be able to apply for the salary replacement scheme (part-time) covering the six-month accelerator programme learning journey to take time away from the lab (up to £25,000 including on costs).
Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 20 March 2022
How it works
About the programme
MedTech SuperConnector is set up and designed to facilitate the early stage development of innovative medical technologies, from devices, diagnostics, and digital healthcare solutions. MTSC provides participants with the funding, training, mentorship and access to industry partners to help fast-track the translation of their research discoveries.
Dive into the programme and find out how this works.
Key programme features
Entrepreneurship learning & workshops covering all aspects of start-up development
Up to £45k in non-dilutive funding to develop your venture and technology
Support and access to a network of medtech experts and advisors
Opportunity to pitch at a showcase to an audience of industry experts and early stage investors
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In the second instalment of our case study series we are looking at Queen Mary University of London, an institution with a strong tradition of life science research and its own successful technology translation programme.
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Our partners range from industry, healthcare and academia – combining the knowledge, expertise and business experience to accelerate the development of the next generation of medtech innovations.
News and Events
In the second instalment of our case study series we are looking at Queen Mary University of London, an institution with a strong tradition of life science research and its own successful technology translation programme. Read more
The next cohort of MedTech SuperConnector will offer selected early-career researchers support to turn research into medical technology ventures Read more
We're delighted to announce that MTSC has received a further £3.44 million follow-on funding from Research England to continue our initiatives and widen the reach of our activities Read more