Innovation is in our blood
Society Wheelchairs Ltd. CEO Kevin Priebe 2014 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards Nominee has been building adaptive mobility products since his injury in 1993. With the launch of Society Wheelchairs Ltd. in 2018 we have been growing our production potential, Kevin has been creating an accessible work safe environment. As he continues to share his passion for adaptive innovation.
2019/2020 PRAXIS Interview
Are you a healthcare innovator with a product that could change the lives of individuals with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)?
Praxis Spinal Cord Institute (formerly Rick Hansen Institute) invites you to apply to the Praxis SCI Accelerate Program, a 12-week acceleration program for health start-up companies with solutions that address care and cure-related treatments and overall quality of life of individuals with SCI.
Applications opening Tuesday, December 10th, 2019.
Located in Vancouver Canada, the program is designed for post-prototype companies to scale their innovations quickly. We pair our expertise in SCI research, knowledge translation, direct consumer engagement and commercialization, with specialized coaching in regulatory and reimbursement advice, as well as helping build on your market validation and sales strategy. Program Highlights:Program runs from April – June 2020 (12 weeks);
In residence program, located in Vancouver, BC;
$50K- $100K seed funding provided ($50K initial block of funding will be provided to all entry companies. Within three months following the program, should the company have met key business/growth objectives, further competitively allocated funding may be provided, based on match funding availability);
Cohort of maximum five companies accepted for our pilot cohort in 2020;
Companies should have a clear medical application to SCI care or cure-related treatments required (functional mobility, neuro-restoration, secondary complications (i.e bladder and bowel complications, neuropathic pain, pressure injuries) or overall quality of life);Applications are open for submission until February 10th, 2020. See application requirements and more details about the program in the document attached and apply on our website.
Should you have any questions about the application, don't hesitate to contact us at SCI_Accelerate@praxisinstitute.org (SCI underscore accelerat.at. praxisinstitute.org).