our programs

Once approved, Accel-Rx works in partnership with each company to assess development gaps and determine each company’s programming needs followed by the creation of a milestone-based plan. The goal of our programs is to provide the necessary expertise, resources, training, and networking to accelerate your growth.

EXPERTISE

  • Mentoring
  • Advisors
  • Custom Plan

RESOURCES

  • Financial resources
  • Supplier database
  • Discounted services

TRAINING

  • Webinars
  • Pitch sessions

NETWORKING

  • Investor forums
  • Networking events
  • CEO Connect

Mentoring

Connecting to knowledge

The Accel-Rx National Mentoring Program (AMP) connects founders and CEOs of promising early-stage life science companies to professionals with deep and diverse global expertise in commercialization and business execution.

 

Modeled after the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, portfolio company leadership meets regularly with a select group of mentors for advice and assistance to help them through critical stages of development. Both mentors and mentees are screened prior to acceptance into the program in order to ensure optimal fit for success.

Benefits

For Innovators

  • Diverse feedback from a range of perspectives
  • Targeted guidance to drive progress
  • Issue management and problem-solving in a supportive environment
  • Build network of expert knowledge connections
  • Invaluable career-long relationships
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For Mentors

  • Receive formal mentor training
  • Personal goal fulfillment through “giving back”
  • Enhance professional relationships and peer recognition through interactions with other mentors
  • Opportunity to evaluate peer-based career progress
  • Broaden knowledge of developments in other fields/technologies
  • Contribute to shaping future development of the sector
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Events

  • Toronto Health Innovation Week

    April 1 - 5

    Toronto, ON

  • Bloom Burton Healthcare Investor Conference 2019

    April 30 - 1

    Toronto, ON

  • BIO International Convention 2019

    June 3 - 6

    Philadelphia, PA

Toronto Health Innovation Week

April 1 - 5

Toronto, ON

Where health means business. A thriving economy has always depended on the health of its people. Today, new innovations in healthcare are helping people live better lives and improving patient outcomes while making the healthcare industry more affordable and improving efficiencies. This is Canada’s largest gathering of health startups, investors and the health ecosystem. Hosted by MaRS and held across the Toronto region, Health Innovation Week allows participants to network, secure funding and learn from industry experts. This year, the conference’s many events focus on three key themes: innovation, investment and adoption.

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Bloom Burton Healthcare Investor Conference 2019

April 30 - 1

Toronto, ON

Bloom Burton hosts its annual Healthcare Investor Conference in Toronto, Canada. Approximately 60 of Canada’s premier publicly-traded and venture-backed private companies come together with the most promising pre-venture start ups in the healthcare industry.

The event attracts Canadian, U.S. and International investors who are interested in the latest developments in Canadian healthcare companies. Investors have the opportunity to obtain corporate updates from presenting companies, and participate in our 1-on-1 meeting system with company management.

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BIO International Convention 2019

June 3 - 6

Philadelphia, PA

The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), which represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations.

The 2019 BIO International Convention provides access to global biotech and pharma leaders via BIO One-on-One Partnering, exposure to industry though-leaders with over 500 education sessions, and networking opportunities with 16,000+ attendees from 74 countries.

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View our past events

  • Interface CEO Summit

    March 14 2019

    Vancouver, B.C.

  • BC Tech Summit

    March 11 - 13 2019

    Vancouver, BC

  • Access to Innovation

    January 30 - 31 2019

    Vancouver, BC

  • LifeSciences BC Investor Summit 2018 presented by Lumira Ventures

    October 25 2018

    Vancouver, BC

  • Global Perspectives on Early-Stage Investment and Partnering

    October 3 2018

    Vancouver, BC

  • The AdvaMed MedTech Conference 2018

    September 24 - 26 2018

    Philadelphia, PA

  • RESI Boston 2018

    June 4 2018

    Boston, MA

  • Medical Device Playbook 2018 – Vancouver

    May 23 2018

    Vancouver, BC

Interface CEO Summit

March 14

Vancouver, B.C.

Leadership and innovation: will converging technologies lead us to high performance healthcare? This event focuses on how artificial and human intelligence could help us to deliver a high-performance healthcare through leadership, team work and superior results. The Summit brings together top CEOs and speakers from diverse, interdependent fields: healthcare, digital health, life sciences, quantum computing, A.I., digital media, entertainment, investment, academia and government. It is a day of world-class keynotes, candid conversations and informal networking.

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BC Tech Summit

March 11 - 13

Vancouver, BC

Western Canada's largest annual innovation event. Explore the possibilities and prepare for the future so you can navigate the new age of innovation.

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Access to Innovation

January 30 - 31

Vancouver, BC

The Access to Innovation Conference brings together health and life sciences stakeholders to present, discuss and deliver meaningful ways to improve collaboration, develop and deliver innovation, while improving outcomes and saving healthcare cost.

Agenda:
To understand the challenges and explore a variety of solutions to move life sciences innovation forward.
Hear about the need to engage in innovation and how it will affect your organization by leveraging talent and technology across the country. Meet with the different stakeholders, and learn the many ways to engage with Canada’s wide innovation ecosystem.

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LifeSciences BC Investor Summit 2018 presented by Lumira Ventures

October 25

Vancouver, BC

LifeSciences BC and Lumira Ventures partner in presenting the Investor Summit 2018 to be held in Vancouver on Thursday, October 25 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The Investor Summit will bring together stakeholders in the healthcare innovation ecosystem for an exciting day of company pitches. Entrepreneurs will tell their stories and get feedback and engagement from a wide range of investor stakeholders including; angel investors, venture capital, corporate ventures and funding foundations.

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Global Perspectives on Early-Stage Investment and Partnering

October 3

Vancouver, BC

Join us for a discussion at the Floral Hall Pavillion, VanDusen Botanical Garden with a powerhouse panel on the following topics:

• Hot trends in investing and partnering abroad
• Demystifying Chinese Venture Capital
• Partnering with Big Pharma – when and how to pitch and what to expect; typical deal terms

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The AdvaMed MedTech Conference 2018

September 24 - 26

Philadelphia, PA

The MedTech Conference gives attendees the opportunity to connect with thousands of medical technology professionals. This event will focus on business development, innovative technology, and networking with 3,000+ policymakers, business executives and industry leaders.

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RESI Boston 2018

June 4

Boston, MA

The Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference is an ongoing conference series that provides an international venue for early stage life science companies across Biotech, Medtech, Diagnostics and Healthcare IT and to source investors from around the globe, create relationships, and eventually, secure funding.

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Medical Device Playbook 2018 – Vancouver

May 23

Vancouver, BC

The Medical Device Playbook event is returning to the Vancouver Terminal City Club on May 23, 2018. Industry speakers and panels from British Columbia and across North America will discuss what it takes to achieve this year’s theme: Dream a Bigger Dream. This event will give participants the chance to network and learn 2018 trends, opportunities, and strategies. Furthermore, there will be Entrepreneur Case Studies, Human Factors and Design, and Clinical/Regulatory advice from industry veterans.

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Webinars

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