"Concept to Commercialization" Bootcamp

Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOTCAMP

Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization. Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays-Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

REGISTER AT: www.upstatefoundation.org/CNYBiotech


  • Faculty and Students
  • Start Ups, Innovators and Entrepreneurs
  • Manufacturers: R&D, QA, RA, Clinical
  • Innovation resource and economic development organizations
  • Service providers and mentors
  • Anyone interested in how medical

 All courses are held in the

Upstate MIND, a Medical Innovation and Novel Discovery Center 
CNY Biotech Accelerator 
841 E. Fayette St. 
Syracuse, NY 13210

Thanks to the NYS Business Incubator and Innovation Hot Spot Support Program through Empire State Development Division of Science, Technology & Innovation, the Concept to Commercialization Boot Camp was created by collaborative partners at CNY Biotech Accelerator, High Tech Rochester and the Science+Technology Law Center and is supported by an extensive and supportive innovation ecosystem. The intent of the Boot Camp is to promote understanding of and build networks for medical device product and service development. 

The Boot Camp is made up of (3) 2-day workshops:    

Workshop 1 – August 3-4 

August 3: New Venture & Technology Commercialization (PDF)

August 4:Medical Device U.S. Regulations & Engineering (PDF)

Workshop 2 – September 14-15

September 14: Design and Development (PDF)

September 15: Legal, Start Up Planning (PDF)

Workshop 3 – October 12-13 

October 12: Topics for Emerging Companies  (PDF)

October 13: Data and Resources (PDF)


                                   REGISTRATION FEES

  $100 Workshop 1           

 $ 50 Workshop 1 / StartUps & Students

  $100 Workshop 2        

 $ 50 Workshop 2 / StartUps & Students

  $100 Workshop 3         

 $ 50 Workshop 3 / StartUps & Students

  $240 All Workshops       

 $ 120 All Workshops / StartUps & Students


 Register here

Discounted room rates are available until sold out at The Genesee Grande, The Parkview and Hotel Skyler, all within walking distance of the CNY Biotech Accelerator.  Call 315-476-4212 and mention you are attending an “Upstate Medical University” conference when booking your room.



For questions or additional information:  cnybac@upstate.edu