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UCLA Biodesign Faculty Innovators Program
Deadline: June 01, 2020 05:00 PM

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UCLA Biodesign Faculty Innovators is a longitudinal program during the 2020 – 2021 academic year beginning the last week of July 2020. A two-week intensive bootcamp led by executives from across the healthcare, medtech, and investor communities introduces participants to design thinking methodologies, product design and development, data utilization, manufacturing, regulatory strategy, intellectual property, healthcare economics, and more. The year is bookended by interactions with industry partners, including project mentorship along areas of strategic alignment. 

UCLA Biodesign Faculty Innovators represent UCLA faculty interested in inventing technology at the intersection of medical devices, diagnostics, software, and digital therapeutics.  


  • Unrestricted access to prototyping and accelerator space
  • Two-week bootcamp in August 2020
  • Monthly workshops to advance faculty projects from concept to prototyping stage
  • Mentorship from industry professionals with domain expertise across the healthcare ecosystem
  • Networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs, angel investors, and venture capitalists
  • Optional registration for one additional participant in all session, such as a resident, fellow, postdoc, or graduate student

Please submit a CV and personal statement (250 to 500 words) describing an identified need or concept you would like to address and how this program will benefit you. Selection for the program will be by application and requires approval from your appropriate Division Chief or Department Chair. 

Apply here!

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