PDC Accelerator Shark Tank

Watch our finalists pitch their pediatric device ideas to a panel of judges for a chance at $350k in seed funding, prototyping support, and customized advising.


  • Amnion Life - Neonatal incubator with synthetic amniotic fluid

  • Bionic Tot - Button Huggie: Gastrostomy button securement device

  • CereVu Medical - Real-time non-invasive objective pain monitor

  • Eclipse Enterogenesis - Distraction enterogenesis for short bowel syndrome

  • Eko - Measuring ventricular strain by handheld acoustic cardiography

  • Gravitas Medical - Optimizing enteral feeding, placement, and nutrition

  • KIT Bio - Dipstick for kidney transplant rejection

  • Palmm - Bioelectronic to stop excessive sweating

  • Smileyscope - Transforming medical procedures through VR

  • Stanford University - Micro-basophil activation test (uBAT): A rapid food allergy diagnostic device

  • Stanford University - MiG2.0: Instrumented mouthguard for assessment of mild traumatic brain injury in youth contact sport

  • University of California, San Francisco - Beacon: A wireless tracheostomy alarm and respiratory monitoring system

  • University of California, San Francisco - Tabla: Acoustic pediatric pneumonia detection device



Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 12:30PM
Location: Li Ka Shing Conference Center - Berg Hall, Rooms B & C
291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA


The pitch competition is a featured event at the Stanford Children’s Health Pediatric Innovation Showcase.