In conjunction with the Grand Opening of the Center for Device Innovation (CDI @ TMC) in the Fall 2017, Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices have launched the CDI @ TMC QuickFire Challenge, a device-focused challenge aimed at game-changing early-stage medical device innovations across strategic areas of interest for Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices , with an emphasis on Surgical Oncology and/or Obesity.
Johnson & Johnson Innovation will award a grant up to $50,000 to the top solutions, one year of paid lab space at JLABS @ TMC in Houston, Texas, including access to the device prototyping lab, and mentorship and coaching from Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices experts including the world renowned Billy Cohn. Additionally, Johnson & Johnson Innovation has partnered with angelMD, an investment platform and marketplace connecting innovative medical startups, physicians, investors, and industry partners to provide the winning solution an additional $100,000 investment from its catalyst fund, plus angelMD will feature the top finalists on its web platform for syndicate partners to invest up to an additional $250,000.
Applications open Tuesday, April 25 and the deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Winners will be announced at The MedTech Conference in San Jose, CA September 25-27, 2017.