Advancing Health Care through Innovative Solutions
TMCx is a premier medical device and digital health accelerator advancing health care worldwide. Here, we connect visionary entrepreneurs to the abundant resources of the Texas Medical Center.
Located in the TMC Innovation Institute, the program provides startup companies with shared workspace, a curriculum tailored to the needs of health care entrepreneurs and the guidance of over 200 mentors from the front lines of the industry. Companies have access to the world’s largest medical center, all without membership fees or equity sharing.
Startups from around the world join the TMCx program to start, build, and sustain relationships with our member institutions and corporate partners. Each company experiences a customized journey as they are embedded into a community of top-tier hospitals and seasoned mentors. At TMCx each startup will prepare their product for clinical validation, funding, and deployment into the world’s largest medical marketplace – the Texas Medical Center.
Participants further develop their companies by attending a variety of workshops and 1:1 mentor sessions to gain insights from experts in every facet of running a health-related business: clinical trials, FDA regulations, compliance, hospital procurement, commercial pilots, intellectual property, licensing, fundraising, marketing and other critical areas.
TMCx is tailored to suit every healthcare technology business, at any stage. The TMC Innovation team collaborates with each medical device or digital health company through strategic introductions across the world’s largest medical complex. Embedded industry and academic partners provide world class strategic insights on the pathways to market. Startups that experience TMCx expect success.
How the Program Works
Following the application period, a small subset of finalists will be selected for Bootcamp. In this two week period, companies will be matched with mentors and clinical stakeholders to evaluate the mutual program fit. The final cohort selection process will consider the company’s fit with our clinical and corporate partners, along with our assessment of their opportunity to grow and scale.
During the next 6 months and beyond, our team acts an extension of the selected companies’ teams, working with you to meet your strategic milestones in the Texas Medical Center.
The TMC Innovation team has carefully curated our mentor network to be able to match each company with an expert that will help to unlock your next milestone. From strategic planning to specific advice in health care regulations, we have an expert ready to dig in with you.