The 2022 Yale Life Science Pitchfest held on December 8, 2022 featured 31 Yale faculty innovators presenting breakthrough research projects in therapeutics, medical devices, and digital health to a crowd of over 325 people from 120+ companies, including 14 industry judges. Held in person at Alexion Pharmaceuticals in downtown New Haven, Yale Life Sciences Pitchfest serves as the quarterfinals for The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale. The Fund, supported by a grant from The Blavatnik Family Foundation, is a Yale Ventures accelerator for Yale faculty that supports the commercialization of applied research and technology in the life sciences. Since its inception over 7 years ago, The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale has funded 46 early-stage life science projects resulting in the creation of 12 ventures that have collectively raised $210M, many of which call New Haven home.
Eight Yale Faculty Take Home Awards at the 2022 Yale Life Sciences Pitchfest
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