COLUMBIA BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR

Projects

SUPPORTING INNOVATION

Selected teams receive funding, advice, and guidance to help advance promising biomedical technologies from conception to proof-of-concept.

EDucation

TEACHING COMMERCIALIZATION

A major goal of the program is to educate researchers, clinicians, and students about the many aspects involved in commercializing biomedical innovation. 

PROGRAM

ADDRESSING UNMET NEEDS

The Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator aims to catalyze the advancement of biomedical technologies to bring them out of the lab to benefit society.

 

2018 Biomedx bootcamp

News and Events

Now in its sixth year, BiomedX has received over 140 applications and funded 43 teams for $4.2M cumulatively. Of those 43 teams, 14 have licensed to startups or industry and have generated $19M in follow-on funding. 

This year 18 teams were selected to participate in the BiomedX bootcamp focused on commercializing medical technologies. The course included 34 principal investigators (engineering, life sciences, clinical) and 23 graduate students (engineering, MBA, MD, DMD) enrolled for credit and embedded on the project teams. A subset of teams participating in the course were selected to pitch their envisioned technologies and business opportunities for potential commercialization support through the BiomedX program on April 24th.