ADVANCED WOUND CARE INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM

MAY 10TH, 2018 | KRAKOW, POLAND

CALL FOR INNOVATORS AND SPONSORS

MAY 10TH, 2018 | KRAKOW, POLAND

CALL FOR INNOVATION

TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM SCORE

(OUT OF 40 POSSIBLE POINTS)

A high scoring technology will:

• Represent significant innovation (compared to currently available technologies)
• Enable products or services not currently available on the wound care market
• IP patent protection
• Have a well-defined path to commercialization

The highest scoring technologies will be potentially “game changing,” as opposed to “enabling” or “incremental.”

All else being equal, a technology that has been de-risked by significant development should receive a higher score than a very early stage technology. However, a technology that has all of the above characteristics should not be marked down simply because it is early stage.

PRODUCT OR SERVICE SCORE

(OUT OF 30 POSSIBLE POINTS)

A high scoring product or service will:

• Address a significant market pain or unmet need
• Represents significant value to the market (in other words, customers will be willing to pay a significant price for the product or service)
• Have a well-defined path to market validation
• Represent a high barrier to entry for existing and potential competitors
• Be superior to existing solutions

MARKETS SERVED SCORE

(OUT OF 20 POSSIBLE POINTS)

A high scoring market opportunity will:

• Constitute a large commercial opportunity (either now or in the near future)
• Be likely to grow in the future (as opposed to a mature and/or declining market)
• Have accessible distribution channels

A finalist should not be marked down in this category simply because no market currently exists if it will create a new and substantial market.

MANAGEMENT SCORE

(OUT OF 10 POSSIBLE POINTS)

A high scoring management team will have a positive attitude regarding commercialization of the technology. In other words, management must be willing to:

• Consider taking on investment capital if appropriate,
• Be open to spinning out or licensing a promising technology if appropriate, and
• Be willing to invest management time and resources in commercialization activities.

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