Stanford Medicine Catalyst Application

Do you have an idea that has the potential to transform health care? If so, we’d like to hear from you.  We seek ideas across four main verticals: Digital Health, Medical Technology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics.

  • 8-10 prototypes will be selected
  • Funding from $25,000 to $1,000,000 per project
  • Project Management
  • Pilot deployments and operational support from Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health
  • Expert mentoring from established business leaders and investors
  • Regulatory Navigation and Approvals
  • Market Analysis and Business Model Development
  • Support for the creation of Startup Companies

**Application cycle currently open and closes December 5th


Application to Selection Process

Step 1 – Intake: Complete the application questions and 1-page PDF submission through SlideRoom here.

Step 2 – Assessment: Our operations team will review your application for completeness and assess for rapid deployment with additional resources – we’ll reach out with any clarification questions.

Step 3 – Review: your submission will be reviewed by faculty and venture capitalist partners to be scored on the scientific and marketability criteria below:

  • Feasibility
  • Novelty
  • Commercial potential
  • Impact on health
  • Impact on health disparity
  • Diversity of team
  • Differentiates Stanford

Step 4 – Selection: In March, our executive committee will select innovators among the top scored applicants to start a diligence and planning effort.