The Surgical Innovations Accelerator provides seed funding, engineering support, and personalized consultation and advising to assist promising medical device ideas from UCSF faculty through the product development process towards market availability and patient benefit. The award is supported by our dedicated network of consultants from academia, industry, and venture capital. Award sizes vary based on project needs and availability of funds.
The February application cycle is now closed, but we consult new projects on an ongoing basis. If you would like personalized advising or consultation, please visit our Project Consultation page.