Innovation Prize 2019 – Entrepreneur Category

When: May 31, 2019
Where: N/A, N/A

$100K cash grant to be used for research and development and 1 year membership for 1 bench, 1 work space total value of $25K.

Contest
Entrants will be evaluated by Alexandria based the quality of:

  • Science (30%), Leadership (30%), Business Plan (30%), Financial Need & Award Impact (10%)

Five finalists will be chosen to pitch before a selection panel.

Eligibility
Company must be headquartered in Massachusetts and primarily focus on life sciences research and development.

If company was included at a university, hospital, research institute, or other institution it must have spun out after July 1, 2018 or have a credible plan to complete its spinout no later than December 31, 2019.

Submission
Required information for each company: 

  • Company Information: Name, Address, Website
  • Lead Company Contact: Name, Title, Phone, Email
  • Date of Incorporation and Spinout
  • Cumulative Capital Raised to Date
  • Elevator Pitch (750 characters or less)
  • Non-Confidential Pitch Deck

Key Dates 
Entry Deadline | May 31, 2019
Finalists Notified | Week of June 10, 2019
Pitch Event & Winners Selected | End of June

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