Timeline

Event Description Date Time Location
Main Kickoff This event kicks off the new year for Bench to Bedside, a health technology competition for students from all departments and disciplines at the University of Utah. Attend to learn more and sign up for the program. A light dinner will be served. September 14th 6:00-8:00 Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Room 7180
Info Session/Innovation Challenge This event will jumpstart B2B with a short medical design competition. It will begin with an information with more need-to-know info on the program. Participants will be divided into practice teams and given a medical problem to solve over the course of the night. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams. September 20th 6:00-7:30 Heath Sciences Education Building, Room 1750
Idea Exploration / Patent Search Workshop Introduction to the business canvas model and discussion of methods to effectively diagnose a healthcare need/problem October 4th 6:00-7:30 Heath Sciences Education Building, Room 1750
Business Plan Workshop
  • Team Contract
  • Protecting IP
  • Building Device to be Marketable
This workshop is intended to help competitors put together a plan that will allow their company to flourish. Team will learn about team contracts, how to protect your IP and how to perform market research and ensure your device is marketable. October 25th 6:00-7:30 Heath Sciences Education Building, Room 1750
Meet the Mentor Event Teams will have to opportunity to meet and share their ideas with industry mentors, including CEOs, medical directors, CMOs, company presidents who offer experience in their various fields of expertise. November 10th 6:00-8:00 Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Room 7180
Regulatory Documents & Patent Writing Workshop B2B student teams will learn about required FDA regulatory documents and filing provisional patents. January 17th 6:00-7:30 Heath Sciences Education Building, Room 1750
Competition Prep This workshop provides information teams need to prepare for the upcoming competition night. February 21st 6:00-7:30 Heath Sciences Education Building, Room 1750
Competition Night Teams will compete for $70,000 worth of prizes. Attend to see what Bench-to-Bedside teams have developed over the course of the year. April 3rd 6:00-9:00 Capitol Building

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