The Health Lab starts accepting applicants for its mentorship program

The Health Lab

The Health Lab has started accepting applications for a dedicated and concentrated mentorship program that includes potential seed capital funding and assistance in writing and submitting proposals for research grants in addition to a wide range of entrepreneurial support services.

Two or three startup projects, each of which could be led by a single health-tech entrepreneur or a team of entrepreneurs, will be accepted for The Health Lab’s inaugural 2015 session on a rolling admissions basis.

Two or three startup projects will be accepted for The Health Lab’s inaugural 2015 session on a rolling admissions basis.“Our goal is to fully support innovators who tackle an exceptional, untapped opportunity related to health and wellness,” says The Health Lab founder Dr. Charles Platkin. “We do this by providing concentrated and dedicated mentorship to help navigate the unique challenges of a startup.”

The Health Lab is focused on projects that are designed to solve problems in underserved areas as well as those in the general population. Startups in practically all stages of development are welcome, from well-thought-out ideas still in their presentation stages to proof-of-concept prototypes.

The Health Lab’s interest areas include: analytics and big data; adherence and compliance; care coordination; clinical decision support; electronic health/medical records (EHR/EMR) enhancement; consumer engagement; consumer health; digital medical devices; wearables; and biosensing.

Applicants should visit The Health Lab website to complete and submit their applications. Every application should be accompanied by a 60-second video pitch and a 10-slide deck. Each application will be responded within three weeks.