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Diabetes Innovation Challenge

Technology Transfer Office Directors
Diabetes Innovation Challenge
Nov 29, 2017 1:44 PM
Kathleen Denis

The Diabetes Innovation Challenge

In partnership with lead sponsors JDRF and the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Diabetes Innovation Challenge will award $250,000 in cash and in-kind prizes for the winning innovations that can improve the lives of 30+ million people living with diabetes (with a particular focus on insulin-dependent diabetes).

How you can help

  1. See our Promotional Toolkit and easily cut and paste content into any format – including newsletter content, email content and an informational flyer
  2. Retweet or Share a Facebook Post and use #T1D #DiabetesInnovation
  3. Forward this email to faculty, students, and industry partners

The Diabetes Innovation Challenge is seeking:

  • Automated Insulin Devices and related components including glucose sensing, insulin delivery systems, and cellular therapy delivery technologies
  • Diagnostics such as tests for research and screening; early diagnosis and prevention; autoantibodies, C- peptide, or other markers such as beta cell death and risk of diabetic complications
  • Therapeutics like smart insulins, glucagons, immune-modulating therapies, beta cell regeneration, and treatments for diabetic complications
  • Technology Design/Disease Management. For example, new approaches to using information and communication technologies to support diabetes management

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018. Interested applicants can apply at


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Kathleen Denis PhD CLP RTTP
Rockefeller University
Associate VP Tech Transfer
New York NY