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Shark Tank Competition

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop
Innovative Epilepsy Therapies, Products, and Technologies

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Epilepsy Foundation - Epilepsy Therapy Project

Deadline Date:

09/16/19 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Description:

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Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for the development of innovative technologies, therapies, or products to treat people with epilepsy. The award will support the development and commercialization of the winning concepts, technologies, or products.

Examples Of novel concepts:
- Drug or device treatment that stops a seizure, especially those already developed or approved for a different indication
- System that helps patients manage their treatment or their epilepsy (less invasive, less costly anti-epileptic drug measurement, for example)
- Device that prevents personal injury from a seizure
- Any other concept that could improve the lives of people with epilepsy potentially in the near future

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177383

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$200,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The winner(s) of the 2020 Shark Tank Competition will receive international recognition and compete for awards totaling up to $200,000. The project(s) deemed to be the most innovative will be announced at the conference, and the winner(s) can receive as much as $200,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- Applicants must demonstrate an ability to move the proposed plan to completion, showing how the prize can accelerate any step along the path to market.
- Inventors who submitted ideas for previous Shark Tank Competitions are encouraged to re-submit their ideas if substantial progress has been made.
- Applicants may reside in any country. No specific background or experience is required.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit your LOI by Monday, September 16, 2019, 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

As many as five (5) finalists will be selected to present at the 2020 Epilepsy Pipeline Conference (Santa Clara, CA, February 20-21, 2020). Each presenter will have 5 minutes to present the concept, followed by 5 minutes of questioning. The "Shark Tank" event will feature live voting among audience members and a panel of judges (Sharks) representative of industry, advocacy, investors, and the research and medical communities. The winning project, or projects, deemed to be the most innovative will be announced at the conclusion of the competition.

2020 Epilepsy Pipeline Conference:
https://www.epilepsy.com/make-difference/research-and-new-therapies/engagement/2020-epilepsy-pipeline-conference

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Letters of Intent and questions should be emailed to sharktank@efa.org

Epilepsy Foundation
8301 Professional Place West, Suite 230
Landover, MD 20785
1.800.332.1000

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