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Apply for University of California Biomedical Pitch Day
Deadline: November 08, 2019 05:00 PM

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University of California Biomedical Pitch Day
February 10, 2020
Apply for an opportunity to pitch your biomedical technology to potential investors!

  • Gain experience and knowledge by pitching directly to an audience of potential investors. An idea can be pitched 10 times before an interested investor is found
  • Get feedback from investors and business experts
  • Network with investors and industry  
Innovation requirements
  • Open to all therapeutic areas and health conditions 
  • Open to devices, health IT/wireless, diagnostics and tools 
  • Must address an unmet medical need 

Successful applicants will:

  • Receive extensive hands-on mentoring to develop a pitch deck 
  • Present to a group of selected and interested venture capitalists
  • Have the opportunity for investment and potential company launch 


  • Faculty in all series and ranks at the UC campuses (UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz) are eligible
  • Project and research scientists and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to submit applications as Co-PI with a faculty PI 

Event Details:

  • Pitch Day will be held at UC Irvine Beall Applied Innovation
  • Presentations must be in person
"The training sessions with NIH Entrepreneurs-in-Residence provided a business angle that I wasn't used to incorporating. The mentorship was very beneficial."

Applications are due November 4-8, 2019 at bit.ly/biomedpitchday  


Questions? Contact uccai@mednet.ucla.edu

About the UC CAI 
The UC Center for Accelerated Innovation is a collaboration of five UC medical campuses to accelerate translation of UC discoveries to benefit patients with heart, lung and blood diseases, drug abuse and addiction. It is managed from UCLA and supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute on Drug Abuse. 

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