Strategic Partnerships 

AdvaMed Accel partners with the following organizations whose programming drives early-stage innovation in medical technology. Through these partnerships we engage the next generation of device, diagnostic, and digital health companies in membership and advocacy.  

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Medtech Innovator – a nonprofit global competition and accelerator for medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. Medtech Innovator accelerates the growth of companies that are transforming the healthcare system. AdvaMed hosts the Medtech Innovator Finals competition at The Medtech Conference and provides complimentary membership to the companies in Medtech Innovator’s annual US and Pediatric programs.  

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StartX Med– a medical vertical of StartX focused on accelerating the development of Stanford’s top medical entrepreneurs through experiential education and collective intelligence. AdvaMed applauds StartX Med’s focus on community and its support for founders across the entire innovation life-cycle. StartX Med founders received significant discounts on AdvaMed membership dues.  

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Focused Ultrasound Foundationcreated in 2006 to improve the lives of millions of people with serious medical disorders by accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound, which is an early-stage, non-invasive therapeutic technology that could transform the treatment of many medical disorders. Through an ongoing partnership with the Foundation, AdvaMed welcomes multiple focused ultrasound companies as members.  

Academic Affiliate Membership 

Building on the University Technology Transfer Best Practice Guide, which demonstrates effective linkages between university technology transfer offices and medical device companies, AdvaMed Accel welcomes spin-out companies from leading academic institutes to engage in membership.  Interested academic institutions are encouraged to contact [email protected] or [email protected] 

Ecosystem Partners 

AdvaMed Accel maintains close relationships with a variety of public and private organizations that offer opportunities for fundraising, networking, and business development. 

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