gBETA Medtech accelerator picks its next startups

The gBETA Medtech virtual accelerator today named the five startups that will participate in the spring program leading up to the June 21 showcase day.

“We’re so fortunate to have such a diverse set of founders with expertise across the healthcare continuum,” gBETA Medtech Director KC Caine said in a news release. “Our founders are bringing high-impact innovations to the sector, and we’re excited to see how their companies grow.”

gBETA is a program of startup accelerator Gener8tor and the University Enterprise Labs business incubator in St. Paul, Minnesota, with mentorship support from Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota and Medical Alley Association. The program’s founding sponsor is Boston Scientific; UEL and Gener8tor also get support through a cooperative agreement with BARDA DRIVe.

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gBETA Medtech accelerator picks its next startups

The gBETA Medtech virtual accelerator today named the five startups that will participate in the spring program leading up to the June 21 showcase day.

The five startups for the spring 2022 cohort are:

Mother of Fact: This mobile app for moms with babies offers nutrition tracking, preventative monitoring and daily coaching from licensed dietitians and lactation experts. Emily Sylvester is the CEO and founder of parent company NurtureTalk in Langdon, New Hampshire.

OmniVis: Based in South San Francisco, California, this device developer made a handheld infectious disease diagnostic that can deliver results within a half hour. The iSpyDx device can currently detect cholera and E. coli in water, and the company’s website says it will soon be able to diagnose malaria, HIV and sepsis. CEO Katherine Clayton’s co-founders include Tamara Kinzer-Ursem, Jacqueline Linnes and Steven Wereley.

Q-rounds: This app tells hospitalized patients, their …

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Deadline nears for gBETA Medtech startup accelerator

The gBETA program for medtech startups is seeking applicants from across the globe on or before March 14 for its spring session.

The seven-week gBETA Medtech virtual accelerator runs April 18 through June 14. gBETA is a program of startup accelerator Gener8tor and the University Enterprise Labs business incubator in St. Paul, Minnesota, with support from Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota, Medical Alley Association and founding sponsor Boston Scientific.

Up to five startups will be selected for the medtech program, which covers medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare software, biotechnology, drug discovery and delivery and more.

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Deadline nears for gBETA Medtech startup accelerator

The gBETA program for medtech startups is seeking applicants from across the globe on or before March 14 for its spring session.

The seven-week gBETA Medtech virtual accelerator runs April 18 through June 14. gBETA is a program of startup accelerator Gener8tor and the University Enterprise Labs business incubator in St. Paul, Minnesota, with support from Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota, Medical Alley Association and founding sponsor Boston Scientific.

Up to five startups will be selected for the medtech program, which covers medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare software, biotechnology, drug discovery and delivery and more. They’ll participate in webinars, regular meetings with the gBETA Medtech team, mentor and investor swarms — like speed dating sessions with founders, investors, serial entrepreneurs, technical professionals, board members and industry experts — and then a demo day and pitch night, followed by ongoing support after the progr…

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5 startups chosen for Boston Scientific-sponsored gBETA Medtech Black Founder Accelerator program

The gBETA Medtech Gener8tor announced five startups set to participate in its gBETA Medtech Black Founder Accelerator Fall 2021 cohort.

According to a news release, the Fall 2021 cohort makes history as the first gBETA Medtech program specifically for Black founders and as the first cohort to receive grant funding, with each of the five startups to receive $34,000.

Startups recognized by the accelerator program are developing a range of products, including digital health platforms providing value-based care to Black and Brown maternal patients and underserved communities and medical devices using infrared light to promote rapid wound healing.

The program is put on by UEL and gener8tor, with Boston Scientific serving as the founding sponsor of the gBETA Medtech Black Founder Accelerator. Other sponsors include Piper Sandler, Inflect Health and Fox Rothschild.

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DTW Podcast Ep. 42 – How the pandemic has accelerated, slowed medtech innovation

The pandemic has accelerated innovation in many ways but the physical pressures on entrepreneurs, innovators and engineers is very real.

In this episode of the DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, a panel representing early-stage and tech transfer efforts explain how they’re helping individuals and young companies work through the unique challenges of the time, including finding capital, working with corporates, understanding opportunities in a changing healthcare market, seeing the silver linings

Guests include

Jennifer McCaney, PhD,,co-executive director, UCLA Biodesign Jackie Mejia, PhD, director, gBeta Medtech Scott Morley, director, office of economic partnerships, University of Pittsburgh

This conversation is a condensed version of our Jan. 19 DeviceTalks Tuesday. Go to DeviceTalks.com to watch the entire on-demand presentation.

Co-host Chris Newmarker, executive editor of MassDevice, also shares his top 5 stories of the week, aka, #Newmarker…

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DTW Podcast Ep. 42 – How the pandemic has accelerated, slowed medtech innovation

The pandemic has accelerated innovation in many ways but the physical pressures on entrepreneurs, innovators and engineers is very real.

In this episode of the DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, a panel representing early-stage and tech transfer efforts explain how they’re helping individuals and young companies work through the unique challenges of the time, including finding capital, working with corporates, understanding opportunities in a changing healthcare market, seeing the silver linings

Guests include

Jennifer McCaney, PhD,,co-executive director, UCLA Biodesign Jackie Mejia, PhD, director, gBeta Medtech Scott Morley, director, office of economic partnerships, University of Pittsburgh

This conversation is a condensed version of our Jan. 19 DeviceTalks Tuesday. Go to DeviceTalks.com to watch the entire on-demand presentation.

Co-host Chris Newmarker, executive editor of MassDevice, also shares his top 5 stories of the week, aka, #Newmarker…

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