Last Call to Apply for MedHealth Summit Matchmaking

Calling all medical device and digital health companies! Don’t forget to apply for MedHealth Summit matchmaking opportunities by September 28.

This year’s summit will feature the two types of one-on-one matchmaking that you have come to know and love—market-ready matchmaking and investor speed dating—in a more flexible format. Medtech innovators can now apply to meet with healthcare organizations, research institutions, entrepreneurial service providers, and investors through one seamless application. Learn more about the two tracks.

This event is put on at no cost to attendees for a reason. The summit is a welcoming, barrier-free environment where meaningful connections can be made within our healthcare ecosystem. What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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Not a medtech entrepreneur? You can still register to attend!

Now Seeking Exhibitors and Sponsors

Are you looking to elevate your organization to hundreds of professionals interested in healthcare innovation under one roof? The summit is offering a limited number of exhibit tables and sponsorship opportunities. Read about what’s available.

Small-business Resources and Funding to Advance Translational Science Innovation

Join the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in collaboration with TechTown Detroit on Thursday, October 20, 2022, for a webinar to learn about the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs for researchers and entrepreneurs in translational science. Register to attend.

Events and Opportunities

HIMSS Ontario Chapter 2022 Digital Health Innovation Conference

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2022 Digital Health Innovation Conference is in person and happening on November 29, 2022. Register by October 14, 2022, for a discounted registration rate. You can register for the conference until November 25, 2022. Sign up here.

MedHealth at HLTH 2022

MedHealth will be at a kiosk in the Startup Pavilion during the HLTH conference in November. This four-day event will bring together individuals from the entire health field to learn about innovation in the healthcare industry. Email to request a code to receive up to $150 off of event registration. Learn more about this event.

XLerateHealth Flint Demo Day (Virtual)

On September 29, listen to Flint cohort startups pitch their innovations to investors and healthcare companies. Register to attend.

Happenings at TechTown Detroit

Toast of the Town 2022

On October 6, Toast of the Town, TechTown’s annual fundraiser, will celebrate Detroit’s entrepreneurs and the role they play in creating a truly equitable economy. For the first time since 2019, the event is back in person for an indoor/outdoor experience that will showcase Detroit’s emerging startups and coolest small businesses from 5:30–9:00 PM at TechTown. Purchase your tickets.

Catalyst Angel Program

TechTown is accepting participants on a rolling basis for the Catalyst Angel Program through March 31, 2024. This program helps angel investors who identify as Black, Latinx, and/or women maximize their investment strategies. Learn more and complete an interest form.

In the News

Gilbert Family Foundation Launches Venture 313

The Gilbert Family Foundation launched a three-year, $10 million commitment that will directly fund Detroit-based startups, aid the creation of a web-based guidance platform for entrepreneurs, and support other innovation programming. Founding partners for this initiative include Invest Detroit, TechTown Detroit, and the Detroit Development Fund. Learn more.

Congrats to ASPIRE Participants

ASPIRE, a five-week program that prepares startups for investment and partnerships, kicks off next week. Congratulations to this year’s cohort:

  • Acorn Genetics, Chicago, IL
  • Heartbeat Technologies, Charleston, SC
  • Immergo Labs, Inc., Santa Cruz, CA
  • INHERET, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Magsorbeo Biomedical Corp., Detroit, MI
  • MALCOVA, Inc., Newark, CA
  • Noleus Technologies, Houston, TX
  • Orthoforge, East Grand Rapids, MI
  • RevMedica, Inc., Madison, CT
  • Sisu Global Health, Baltimore, MD
  • Urban Docz, LLC, Dearborn, MI