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

  • The AdvaMed MedTech Conference 2018

    September 24 - 26

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Access to Innovation

    January 30 - 31

    Vancouver, BC

  • BIO International Convention 2019

    June 3 - 6

    Philadelphia, PA

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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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.

Click Here to Find Out More on the LifeSciences BC website

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

  • BIO International Convention

    June 4 - 7 2018

    Boston, MA

  • RESI Boston 2018

    June 4 2018

    Boston, MA

  • Medical Device Playbook 2018 – Vancouver

    May 23 2018

    Vancouver, BC

  • BCTECH Summit 2018

    May 14 - 16 2018

    Vancouver, BC

  • Medical Device Playbook 2018 – Toronto

    May 8 2018

    Toronto, ON

  • Bloom Burton Healthcare Investor Conference 2018

    May 2 - 3 2018

    Toronto, ON

  • Toronto Health Innovation Week 2018

    April 9 - 13 2018

    Toronto, ON

  • BIOTECanada Investor Summit

    March 2 - 4 2018

    Whistler, BC

BIO International Convention

June 4 - 7

Boston, MA

The BIO International Convention 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 key benefits include access to global biotech and pharma leaders via BIO One-on-One Partnering, exposure to industry thought-leaders with over 1,500 education sessions, and networking opportunities with 16,000+ attendees from 74 countries.

Link to Bio International Convention Website

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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BCTECH Summit 2018

May 14 - 16

Vancouver, BC

Attend this year’s BCTECH Summit to hear from business leaders who are successfully navigating the uncharted terrain of this new digital age and pushing the boundaries of innovation.

This event will give you the opportunity to join an unparalleled mix of innovators, industry and government to learn how technology is powering cross-industry growth and what you must do to emerge as a global leader.

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Medical Device Playbook 2018 – Toronto

May 8

Toronto, ON

A chance to meet the successful Medtech entrepreneur Mr. Stan Lapidus, who founded and led two of the most successful (>$2B value) diagnostics companies of all time. Mr. Lapidus will present 'Asking Better Questions: My adventures as an inventor/entrepreneur in medical technology.'

Canada’s premiere innovation and commercialization event for medical device professionals, co-hosted by Starfish Medical and OBIO, Medical Device Playbook 2018 is coming to the MaRS Discovery District on May 8, 2018.

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Bloom Burton Healthcare Investor Conference 2018

May 2 - 3

Toronto, ON

Bloom Burton is hosting its seventh annual Healthcare Investor Conference on May 2 and 3, 2018, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada, hosting approximately 60 of Canada’s premier publicly-traded and venture-backed private companies together with the most promising pre-venture companies in the healthcare industry. The event attracts Canadian, U.S. and International investors who are interested in the latest developments in Canadian healthcare companies.

Link to the Bloom Burton & Co website

Toronto Health Innovation Week 2018

April 9 - 13

Toronto, ON

A jam packed week of activities focusing on the business of health including:
• RESI Early-Stage Investor Conference
• Impact Health Summit
• MedTech Conference 2018
• An Evening of Inspiration & Enlightenment for Women in Health Sciences

Link to THIW Website

BIOTECanada Investor Summit

March 2 - 4

Whistler, BC

The BIOTECanada Summit brings together over seventy senior leaders representing all facets of the health biotechnology ecosystem including representatives from commercial biotech investment and business development, venture capital and early stage biotech companies.

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Webinars

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