Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The 2020 Shark Tank Competition will provide funding totaling up to $200,000 to support the development and commercialization of an important new product, technology, or therapeutic concept to help people with epilepsy.
Característiques principals
Examples Of Novel Concepts:
  • Drug or device treatment that stops a seizure, especially those already developed or approved for a different indication
  • System that helps patients manage their treatment or their epilepsy (less invasive, less costly anti-epileptic drug measurement, for example)
  • Device that prevents personal injury from a seizure
  • Any other concept that could improve the lives of people with epilepsy potentially in the near future
  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
    Carol Barnwell: Ext.: 1670
    Marta López: Ext.: 1576
    Convocatòria (URL)
    Informació addicional
    The deadline for submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) is September 16, 2019. The Shark Tank review committee will select as many as five (5) finalists. All finalists will be invited to present their product concepts or candidates at the 2020 Epilepsy Pipeline Conference, scheduled for February 20-21, 2020.
  • Applicants must demonstrate an ability to move the proposed plan to completion, showing how the prize can accelerate any step along the path to market.
  • Inventors who submitted ideas for previous Shark Tank Competitions are encouraged to re-submit their ideas if substantial progress has been made.
  • Applicants may reside in any country. No specific background or experience is required.
  • Dotació
    Up to Euro 200,000
  • LoI should not exceed 4 pages. Contents:
  • Title of proposed project (maximum 50 characters)
  • Leader (name, title, affiliation, address, telephone, email address)
  • Key collaborators (names, titles, affiliations)
  • Brief summary of project goals and plans/approaches (not to exceed half a page): 1.Focus specifically on what your project would bring to people with epilepsy and when
  • Brief description of what is unique about the project. If it is competitive to any existing product or service, please describe how your project compares to any competitor. (1 paragraph)
  • Detailed description of how you plan to accomplish the overall plan (1 page)
    - Estimated steps/milestones/timeline to reach patients
    - Go/No Go decision points
  • Brief description of intellectual property position and potential for commercialization: Investment potential and likelihood of ongoing funding support to reach patients (1 paragraph)
  • Anticipated total budget and outline of what a prize of up to $200,000 will allow you to accomplish
  • Arxius

    Shark Tank Competition _ Epilepsy Foundation.pdf