Spring Funding & Matchmaking

Commercialization Awards totalling $250,000 to conduct a health technology pilot in NYC applied through a Buyer-Seller Joint Application. In order to submit a Buyer-Seller Joint Application, you must complete the application with a Pilot Partner. For assistance in finding a Pilot Partner, apply here

Prizes
1x $75,000 grant
2x $50,000 grants
3x $25,000 grants

Important Dates

March 3: Find a Pilot Partner Applications Due
March 28/29: Notifications of Match
April 6: Matchmaking Event 
April: Q&A Webinar
May 5: Joint Applications Due 
May: Judging Period 
June: Pilot Day

Who should apply?*

Health Technology Sellers
Early-stage healthcare startups, with market-ready products who can demonstrate financial stability, managerial capacity and scalability, are encouraged to apply and must meet the following criteria:

 

Finding a Pilot Partner is hard. If this sounds like you, and are looking for a Pilot Partner, apply here.

 

Health Technology Buyers
Healthcare organization or employer with a strong presence in NYC are encouraged to apply and must meet the following criteria:

 

Finding a Pilot Partner is hard. If this sounds like you, and are looking for a Pilot Partner, apply here.

 

*with some exceptions

Joint Proposal Requirements

Check back soon for more details!

Joint Proposal Evaluation Criteria

Pilot Proposal & Design (25%)
Sellers company’s product potential (20%)
Strength of Match (10%)
Pilot Budget and Scale (10%)
Potential for health impact (10%)
Potential of Impact of NYC (25%)

Terms and Conditions

Please find the full terms and conditions for the 2017 program here.