Great ideas happen when there’s recognition of a pain point or inefficiency impacting patient experience, research or clinical care. Ideas are everywhere, but innovation happens when your idea can make something better, easier or scalable to a greater number people.

Have an idea? Our team is available to discuss your innovation, no matter how early stage, just send us an email to schedule an innovation consultation.

Not ready to chat? Check out our Innovator’s Roadmap. The information within is meant to help guide you throughout the commercialization process and provide you with helpful resources along the way.

For The Boston Children’s Community

  • Internal Accelerator Grant Program – Every year, up to $250,000 in aggregate funding and software development time is available for innovative ideas in clinical practice or research with commercial potential. Learn more and apply today!
  • Innovation Office Hours – We have an open door when it comes to great ideas. Even if you’re not sure if there’s a there, there, we’d love to meet with you.

For Digital Health Startups

  • Startup Accelerator Program – Boston Children’s IDHA welcomes digital health startups to submit an application for acceptance into the Accelerator. Check it out to learn more about requirements, what we’re looking for, and why you should apply today!
  • Startups interested in piloting or meeting with Boston Children’s clinicians can let us know, here.

If none of these options sound quite right, send us a message to tell us a little about your idea and get the conversation going with our innovation team.