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CIMIT is a network of world-class academic and medical institutions partnering with industry and government. Our mission is to foster collaboration among clinicians, technologists, and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation and catalyze the discovery, development, and implementation of innovative healthcare technologies.
Initiatives and Funding Opportunities
Now accepting proposals for support on a rolling basis until further notice Read More »
Help us resolve medical supply shortages Read More »
With many novel designs emerging to address the shortages of medical supplies, there remains a need to vet the devices and ensure safety standards are met Read More »
Who will pay for my product? Who can kill it? How do I approach investors? What happens if I fail? Experts from CIMIT (Boston), the most experienced health accelerator in the world, share some of the lessons they’ve learned accelerating more than 600 healthtech projects in 15 years. Read More »
Healthcare Innovation Methodology: Codifying the Process of Translating Knowledge into Better Healthcare Products, Services, and Procedures
Much effort and funding has gone into defining and improving the process of creating scientific and medical knowledge that will improve healthcare. Read More »
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine has partnered with Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (CIMIT) to grant $1.5 million in awards to nine companies researching medical technologies for preserving astronaut health in space exploration. Read More »
PhotoniCare’s TOMi Scope uses near-infrared light waves to provide 3D views beyond the ear drum into the middle ear, allowing physicians to visualize and better diagnose middle ear infections. Read More »
Jorge‑Fernandez Garcia, EIT Health Director of Innovation, and John Collins, Chief Operating Officer of CIMIT, discuss approaches that can lead to successful healthcare innovation Read More »
- CRAASH Grads, Photonicare, have developed an imaging tool that it says may help better diagnose ear infections.
- TRISH, at Baylor College of Medicine, partnered with CIMIT awards three companies for research in AI and point-of-care diagnostics.
- John Collins explains the benefits of the CRAASH program and the important lessons other innovation ecosystems can learn from Boston.
- Dr. Martha Murray has an idea for a less-invasive repair.
- Fitbit announces plans to pickup Twine Health, a HIPPA-compliant, cloud-based health management platform.
- Emulate Inc., which makes so-called organ-on-a-chip systems to test whether drugs are safe and effective, announced partnerships with Takeda, Roche, and Cedars-Sinai.