Projects eligible for Coulter funding must have the following features:

  • Intellectual property rights must be held (at least in part) by Emory University and/or Georgia Tech
  • At least one of the PIs must be affiliated with Emory University and/or Georgia Tech
  • Requires a Technical PI and an appropriate Clinical PI

Evaluation Criteria

Technologies meeting the eligibility criteria are then vetted based on probability of future commercial success. Some features included in this analysis are:

  • Validity of unmet clinical need
  • Competitive landscape
  • Current and future market dynamics
  • Strength and nature of intellectual property
  • Addressability of regulatory risk
  • Understanding of potential reimbursement hurdles
  • High probability of attracting follow-on funding within 2-3 years of receiving the award

Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

BME @ Emory

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

313 Ferst Drive, Room 2127 Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

387 Technology Circle NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

BME @ Emory:
1760 Haygood Dr, Ste W 200 Atlanta, GA
Phone: 404.727.9874 :: Fax: 404.727.9873