Design Competitions as a Source of Funding
The following resources are available to help your medical solution gain notoriety and capital for implementation.
|Design Competition||Link||Description||Application Deadline|
|Frontiers in Medical Devices||Frontiers in Medical Device Conference||
The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaboration to showcase medical technologies.
|Johns Hopkins BPC||Johns Hopkins Business Plan Competition||
Chance to make a business plan around your idea and 10K in prize money
|Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition||Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition||
All health related technologies welcome, must demonstrate functionality.
|ASME ISHOW||ASME ISHOW||Limited to physical innovations.||February 2021|
|BME Idea VentureWell||BME Idea VentureWell||
Focus on feasability and innovation. Winners get 10k prize and resources for commercialization.
|DEBUT- NBIB||DEBUT – NBIB||
Focus on significance, impact, and prototype. Up to 20k prize
|BMEs-Medtronic Design Competition||BMEs-Medtronic Design Competition||
Showcase skills, get input from industry sponsors and cash prizes. Broad medical device eligebility
|Baylor New Venture Competition||Baylor New Venture Competition||
Chance for industry specific mentorship and up to 250,000 cash prizes. Broad range of topics accepted.
|National Inventors Hall of Fame||Collegiate Inventors Competition||
Present to USPTO and National Inventors Hall of Fame members. Chance for networking, marketing exposure, mentorship, and cash prizes.
|June 7, 2021|
|RESNA Student Design Challenge||RESNA SDC||
Assistive technology focused, entries are judged on quality of design and utility for those with disabilities. Winners receive cash prizes and international showcase.
|April 12, 2021|
2021 NCEES Engineering Education Award
Grand Prize $25,000, 7 $10,000 prizes. NCEES Engineering Education Award recognizes college engineering programs for engaging their students in collaborative projects with licensed professional engineers.