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Investor Catalyst Hub Newsletter, February 9, 2024

Watch Now: Members Monthly Virtual Meeting with Ileana Hancu, Ph.D.

Ileana Hancu, Ph.D., ARPA-H Program Manager for Precision Surgical Interventions (PSI), joined us in January to give an overview of her program and how entities can contribute at different points of the program. Members, log in to the portal now to view a recording of the meeting and to view the slides.

HEROES Ask-Me-Anything: Replay Our Conversation with Darshak Sanghavi, M.D.

We had an engaging and energetic Q&A session with ARPA-H Program Manager Dr. Darshak Sanghavi exploring HEalth care Rewards to Achieve Improved OutcomES (HEROES), from program objectives and milestones to opportunities for funding and engagement. Replay the conversation to get up to speed on the latest HEROES developments and submit your comments on the draft program solicitation by February 20.

Call for Members: Apply Today!

We are seeking new spokes to join the Investor Catalyst Hub network—specifically organizations that can help us scale health research and venture investment ecosystem capabilities, disrupt traditional care models, create new delivery pathways, and help performers bring game-changing solutions to market to solve big problems in health.

Selected members gain access to potential funding and flexible contracting for faster award execution. Membership also offers opportunities to provide input on ARPA-H challenge areas and priorities—critical feedback that will help support the design, delivery, and performance of programs—along with access to valuable networking opportunities. Take a look at our member list to see the types of organizations you would join as a new member of our network.

We are continuing to select members on a rolling basis. Membership is free, and the opportunity to apply is open to all institutions and organizations in the United States with strengths that align with the ARPA-H research focus areas. Apply today!

Abstracts Sought for ARPA-H’s PARADIGM Program

ARPA-H is requesting abstracts for the Platform Accelerating Rural Access to Distributed & InteGrated Medical care (PARADIGM) program. Experts across industry and academia, including researchers, clinicians, developers, engineers, healthcare delivery organizations, payers, manufacturers, regulatory partners, and others are invited to learn more about the solicitation through the PARADIGM website and the PARADIGM Special Notice.

ARPA-H Small Business Program: SBIR Presolicitation Notice

ARPA-H is seeking proposals from small businesses that possess the research and development expertise to conduct innovative research that will contribute toward ARPA-H mission needs and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program objectives. View the solicitation notice now to learn more about the opportunity and to view the research topics that will be included in the solicitation. Firms with the capability to conduct research and development (R&D), and to commercialize the results of that R&D, are encouraged to participate. Proposals are due on February 22, 2024.

Events from the Investor Catalyst Hub Spoke Community

Are you an official member with an upcoming event that would be of interest to the Investor Catalyst Hub network? Submit it today for publication consideration on our event calendar and in an upcoming newsletter!

Northeastern University: Extreme Cold Symposium & Hack-A-Thon
March 11, 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET
Medical providers, engineers, pharmaceutical scientists, and designers are invited to explore topics on biomedical monitoring, medication storage, and extreme clothing design, as well as discuss the science around the management of hypothermia and cold injury.

MassMEDIC: Medtech Impact Symposium
March 28, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET
The annual Medtech Impact Symposium brings together diverse industry stakeholders to discuss the impact medical technology has on improving healthcare outcomes. Focusing on the technologies poised to shape the medtech industry, conversations will encompass topics such as the use of data and AI to improve medical technology and personalize medicine.

Angel Capital Association Summit
May 13-15, 2024 | Columbus, Ohio
Register to attend the in-person summit. The 2024 Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit will offer three days of quality content, interactive discussions, and vibrant networking to elevate your angel investing experience. Learn the latest on trending topics and meet new people, all to help improve your outcomes.

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