This will be a shark tank-style event on Oct. 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Great Hall at Trent Semans, where Duke innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas to a team of Duke “investors.” All faculty, staff, trainees and students are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Aug. 24 by 5 p.m.
Once again, we are soliciting ideas that are closer to translation into market and/or commercialization.
Suggested themes for idea submissions include, but are not limited to:
- Innovative devices
- Novel use of analytics
- Digital health/mHealth
We anticipate selecting up to six finalists from our total pool of applicants to present their health innovations. Each innovator will have 5 minutes to pitch their idea to a panel of investors and evaluators, followed by a brief question and answer period.