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GCMI's MEDTECH
INCUBATOR

GCMI’s medtech incubator provides the tools, space, facilities, support and network needed to give early stage resident medtech companies a better opportunity for success by providing a more efficient use of resources and funding in the heart of midtown Atlanta.

Tools to Build

We have what you need, onsite, to help find the finish line for medtech innovations at any point on the pathway from bench to bedside.

Space to Grow

Office space, bench and wet lab space, ISO certified clean rooms, EHS support and more.

Support you need

Access other early stage medtech companies, including other startups and early stage medtech innovators, and our team of highly seasoned engineers, product developers and clinical expert. 

Ecosystems to thrive

Our incubator companies live in the heart of Atlanta's highly robust medical technology and healthcare ecosystem.

Tools to Build

From our Technology Enterprise Park and 14th Street facilities in midtown Atlanta, we have what you need, onsite, to help find the finish line for medtech innovations at any point on the pathway from bench to bedside. We have more imaging capabilities and equipment (including MRI/CT), specialty clean rooms with Quality System support, prototyping labs and assembly space than the majority of medtech incubators offering generic or ‘basic’ lab, bench and office resources.

Specialized Space to Grow

GCMI medtech incubator resident companies can access:

  • 1,500 s.f. Office space
  • Lab space – including 8,500 s.f. Wet & dry lab space, fume hoods/safety cabinets, -80 freezers, incubators, standard lab equipment
  • Extensive imaging equipment (Cath Lab, Ultrasound, digital x-ray)
  • ISO 7 Class 10,000 and ISO 8 Class 100,000 cleanrooms
  • Multiple ISO 14644-1 certified Clean rooms
  • EHS (environmental health and safety) support including storage / handling / disposal

Ecosystem

Our medtech incubator companies live in the heart of a robust medical technology and healthcare ecosystem.

More than 20 hospitals with thousands of beds and physicians in the metro-Atlanta area – for clinical trials, access to key
opinion leaders and voice of customer.

Three major public research institutions, Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State as well as Emory University School of Medicine within five to 50 miles for deep subject matter expertise, cutting-edge innovations and access to talent.

Support

Access other early stage medtech companies, including
startups.

Share lessons learned. These are the “water cooler
connections” medtech innovators will not make working next
to a B2B software company in other technology incubators.

Learn from our staff of biomedical engineers, mechanical
engineers and medtech product development professionals
with decades of experience. collective leadership to
streamline your pathway and avoid common mistakes.

Office hours

on request

We take an intimate approach to consultative services within a typical resident incubator agreement. We meet our resident companies’ needs with actionable insights precisely when they need them.

Resident companies are entitled to one hour of staff consultation on the subject of their choice monthly.

Prospective access

to capital

Many GCMI clients and accelerator supporters are potential investors or acquirers for new medical technologies. GCMI’s medtech incubator places you front of mind with our leadership team and provides an opportunity to ‘rub elbows’ or organically cross pathways with big players in the industry. They may be looking for your technology right now.

Some incubator companies may qualify, and apply for, GCMI’s formal accelerator program, which typically comes with financial support from a large strategic organization or medtech manufacturer.

Fees

Sharing cost across fellow medtech incubator residents means your dollars go farther not only in terms of space, but of onsite equipment needed for your product’s development that would be impossible to afford and maintain on your own.

Tenant fees are highly customized based spatial, equipment and unique service requirements. In an apples-to-apples comparison, tenants find our fees on par with national standards for comparable facilities and service.

Interested in learning more about GCMI's services? Schedule a free 30-minute consultation with our team by clicking the button below.