Blueprint MedTech Cycle 4 Announcement - CIMIT MAIN

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We are thrilled to announce that we’ve been selected as one of the first spokes of the ARPA-H Investor Catalyst Hub network!

We are excited to be a part of this nationwide network dedicated to accelerating groundbreaking advances in science and medicine—all in pursuit of better health outcomes for everyone.

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Funding Opportunity: Blueprint Medtech Winter Award Competition

CIMIT’s CINTA and NeuroTech Harbor, through the NIH Blueprint MedTech program, are accepting pre-proposals from academic and industry applicants who have emerging preventative, therapeutic, or diagnostic medical devices focused on disorders of the nervous system. 

Awards up to $500K will be made available to the most promising and innovative neurotechnologies to help accelerate their development toward commercialization. 

A major emphasis of this program is to create opportunities for diverse innovators, including those who have been traditionally underrepresented in the neurotech space. 

Award Types 

Optimizer Awards: 

  • Up to $500,000 in direct costs per year for up to 4 years. 
  • Ongoing mentorship from experienced executives. 
  • Comprehensive resources and support services. 

Seedling Awards: 

  • 6-months of support. 
  • A $25,000 stipend. 
  • An additional $25,000 to hire subject matter experts. 
  • Ongoing mentorship to overcome identified gaps. 
     

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

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As an early pioneer in managing translational research, CIMIT has directly supported over 1,200 innovator teams and reviewed or consulted on over 5,000 ideas since our founding in 1998.

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