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With the goal of igniting young minds to solve the most pressing medical challenges, Tsai CITY, in collaboration with the Yale Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT), will facilitate the Rothberg Catalyzer Prize @ Yale. The Rothberg Catalyzer Prize @ Yale is a $15,000 cash prize given to the best student-led venture or project focused on developing an innovative hardware and/or AI solution to a medical challenge. A strong preference will be given to interdisciplinary teams who bring diversity of thought and approach to tackling their challenge. 

The competition provides feedback from professional judges, extensive mentoring from Tsai CITY mentors, and opportunities for participants to meet and pitch their ideas to venture capitalists and industry leaders.

Request for mentorship (optional) due: January 25, 2019, 11:59pm

Prize application due: March 8, 2019, 11:59pm

Final Pitch-off & winner selection: Startup Yale, April 5-6, 2019


About Jonathan Rothberg

Jonathan Rothberg is the Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of 4Catalyzer and the inventor of High-Speed DNA Sequencing.