The goal of our service providers is to support our member companies with the resources and experience that comes with an understanding of a startup’s needs and balancing those needs with the reality of limited capital. Our service providers offer discounted and deferred fees to our members.
Product Development has been providing healthcare companies with
innovative solutions and effective solutions for 25 years. We help our
clients close the gap between their core medical technologies and market
ready devices and solutions. With expertise in research, design, human
factors and engineering, our team provides each startup with an
unparalleled depth of medical development know how and hands-on
mentoring and guidance.
Cave is a law firm that provides clients with strategic advice and
legal counsel that allows them to anticipate and even benefit from
continuing changes in the business landscapes. The firm is built on
nearly 140 years of strong performance and a passionate, long-term
commitment to our many clients. Our more than 1,100 lawyers and other
professionals practice in a wide range of disciplines from more than 30
offices around the world.
Insight Accelerator Labs works directly with major universities in the Chicagoland area to create opportunities for graduating incubator members from these universities to continue to develop their unique technologies and business strategies.
IAL is working closely with NU within both its Innovations and New Ventures Office (INVO) www.invo.northwestern.edu and the newly formed Center for Device Development (CD2)
Accelerator Labs works with this world-renowned innovation institution
to support entrepreneurship in the medical device space.
IAL is proud to work with Innovate@UIC, who fosters, protects, accelerates, and funds early stage innovation.
Accelerator Labs also works with IIT in Chicago. With its history of
innovation as well as strong entrepreneurship and technology transfer
programs, The Illinois Institute of Technology makes an ideal partner
Insight Accelerator Labs understands that every startup’s probability of success increases when they surround themselves with a talented group of mentors and resources. Here are some that IAL are involved with and recommend to our members.
is about high tech and research-based startups in the Midwest.
Specifically, its about building a network of those who create, fund and
grow startups in the Midwest. MRUN is dedicated to facilitating growth
of technology spinout companies through startup formation. MRUN is built
around the idea that regional cooperation in new business formation can
foster commercialization of university research. MRUN members include
universities, research institutions, investors, entrepreneurs and those
who help them.
Innovation Mentors supports university-based and local new technology
innovation ventures through the use of mentor teams. CIM helps encourage
innovation, catalyze tech commercialization, strengthen the ecosystem
necessary to support entrepreneurs, enhance local economic development,
create stronger entrepreneurs, and embrace risk taking. To date in
August 2013 CIM has accumulated 175 mentors and mentored 84 venture
teams, 4 of which have graduated the program.
As a design innovation consultancy with a decades-long history serving the world’s leading companies in the medical device space, we serve the dual purpose of opportunity matchmaking, by scouting the emerging technologies of our startup membership that best align with our clients’ strategic business objectives.