NY-based accelerator, pilot programs up

Pilot Health Tech NYC 2014 is again providing $1 million in funding from a variety of partners for 10 or more pilot projects centered in New York City. Its purpose is to match early-stage health technology companies with healthcare organizations such as hospitals, employers, payers and pharma companies. Supported by NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Health 2.0, the application deadline is past but for those which have applied, the matchmaking sessions are on 11-12 March with a deadline for joint applications 23 May and Pilot Day 25 June.  Website.

Still open is the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA) program sponsored by the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City. Applications are due 11 April which will fund up to 10 early and ‘growth-stage’ companies with $100,000 plus entry into a mentorship program with thirteen New York metro healthcare providers. Funding is being provided by several investors, Genentech, Merck, Pfizer and Infor. Website, release.

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