October 4, 2016

2018 JumpStart Massachusetts Grant Application

Please provide a cover page answering the questions below. All submissions will be kept confidential.
What is your product/Big Idea? Your innovation? Explain the scientific rationale – mechanism of action if applicable. Market opportunity – what things differentiate you from your competitors?
What is your next inflection point? What do you need to reach it?

Please also provide a summary document of no more than 5 pages with the following information, as well as a slide deck and business plan, if available:

Company Profile

  • Description/history, including date incorporated
  • Mission
  • Number of employees
  • Location
  • Management Team with brief bios
  • Board
  • Current Advisors
  • Full product description
  • Product impact, describing how the product will be used to improve standard of care, enhance safety, or reduce healthcare costs
  • Financing and other sources of support, including research collaborations and other funding sources

Product Development & Commercialization

  • Development plan describing major program milestones and expected next steps after their successful completion (e.g., proof of concept activities, pre-clinical plans, patent filings, clinical trials, regulatory submissions, etc.)
  • Anticipated market opportunity
  • Intellectual Property status

Additional Information