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  • Brigham Ignite

July 2021 Fast Pitch For Funding

July 13, 14, 15

Remote, July 13, 14, 15 - Fast Pitch for Funding is an event hosted by Brigham Ignite that provides you the opportunity to pitch a team of experts on your research. You will receive immediate feedback with the opportunity for assistance in applying for our grant programs which can provide up to $200,000 per project, business coaching, and project management.

Note: Once you register on eventbrite, you will be contacted with a quick series of questions to help us pair you with a like-minded expert.


You must be a researcher, of any level, at Brigham and Women's Hospital.


Pitches should emphasize potential commercial value.

Presentations should be no longer than 10 minutes.

Pitch slide decks are welcome, but not expected.


You only have ten minutes, so focus on the unmet need, your novel solution, your differentiation, and the next steps.


This is a virtual event and will be conducted via Zoom.

To protect our researchers and their ideas, we only allow our experts and the people pitching to be in the room at the time of the event.


Q: Do I need to have slides?

A: Not necessary, but might help to articulate your idea quickly.

Q: How formal will the pitches be?

A: You will be pitching to 1-2 experienced biotech executives with everyone seated around a table. Allow time for their questions and be prepared for them to ask several questions.

Q: Can I present confidential information?

A: Everyone hearing the pitches has signed confidentiality agreements.


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