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  • Brigham Ignite

Register now for a December Fast Pitch!

Are you working on research you believe will have a huge impact, but are asking yourself what now? Don’t miss this event!

DETAILS: Fast Pitch for Funding is an event hosted by Brigham Ignite that provides you the opportunity to pitch a team of commercialization 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.

  • You will have ten minutes to pitch your ideas

  • There will then be ten minutes of questions & discussion with our experts.

  • Expect this session to last no more than 25 minutes

  • Deadline to sign up for this event is December 10, 2021


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


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

  • 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

  • Our team will contact you to schedule an exact time on December 14 that works for us both


  • Pitches should emphasize potential commercial value

  • Presentations should be no longer than 10 minutes

  • Pitch slide decks are welcome, but not expected

THE BEST ADVICE WE CAN GIVE: You only have ten minutes, so focus on the unmet need, your novel solution, your differentiation, and the next steps.

FAQ's 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 through Zoom. 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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