APPLY: TX Health Catalyst Seed Funding (up to $50k) for health innovations

Have an idea or discovery that can move the needle on better health? 

We are excited to announce the 2019 cycle of Texas Health Catalyst, a program housed at Dell Medical School that supports university-wide researchers and early innovators interested in commercializing their discoveries. Select projects receive seed funding ($5K to $50K), customized consulting with experts, connections with strategic partners and other support to accelerate the lab-to-market timetable. Find out more about the 2019 cycle & apply >


Eligibility: UT Austin faculty, Dell Med faculty and affiliates. UT Grad students, postdocs and Dell Med residents are welcome to apply with a UT Austin/Dell Med faculty mentor.

Submission deadline: June 24th 2019 at 5 P.M. Central Time.

Areas of interest: Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Devices and Digital Health/Software.

Need assistance with your application or have additional questions? Sign up for office hours with program representatives.

Thank you for your work and for sharing this opportunity with your community. If you have any questions about the program, please email


About the program: Texas Health Catalyst is a program run by Dell Medical School in collaboration with the Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Office of Technology Commercialization. The program seeks to identify and advance promising health care product ideas and discoveries that have the potential to address unmet needs and improve health. Previous cycles have resulted in funding and support for projects including a skin cancer detection pen, a home heart-failure test, wireless tattoo technology to monitor BP, cancer drugs, surgical devices, clinical scheduling software and more.


Application process and form >

Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11:00am to 5:00pm