Who Can Apply

Innovators who are eligible to apply must meet the following criteria:

  • Must align with the mission of the Society
  • Must have a minimum viable product (MVP) and completed at least one pilot (or have current customers)
  • Must have fundraised no more than $3 million in overall funding
  • Company must be less than 3 years old
  • Must have an initially defined target consumer/patient population, a working product road map and defined intended impact
  • Should be seeking clinical advisement, industry expertise and partnership opportunities
  • Must be able to attend the Society’s Annual Conference between March 7 – March 8, 2019
  • Cannot be a previous Annaul Conference exhibitor or Tech Pavilion exhibitor
  • Cannot be a previous Shark Tank Competition winner

An innovative cutting-edge solution must fall into one of the following three categories to be eligible:

  • Systems/Model of Care Innovation
  • Device Innovation
  • Technological Innovation

Special consideration to be given to applicants who address the following clinical care areas:

  • Enhancing Infections Control
  • Addressing Falls Prevention
  • Improving Psychotropic Prescribing