Biodesign Innovation Fellowship


Each year, the Biodesign Innovation Fellows learn a project-based approach for identifying important healthcare needs, inventing innovative diagnostics, devices, or other health technologies to address them, and preparing to bring those products into patient care through start-up, corporate, or other implementation channels. The Biodesign Innovation Fellowship is at the heart of Stanford Biodesign circle of impact.

Important Dates


  • Individuals with a background in medicine, biosciences, engineering, computer science, product design, law, or business are encouraged to apply. Masters, medical, or doctorate degrees preferred, but not required
  • Candidates may have some additional experience in industry or research
  • Fellows will be selected based on their experience, passion, and drive, as well as their potential to become leading innovators in the health tech field. Applicants are welcome from any country

How to Apply

Fill out all online application forms completely

Upload supporting materials (see details below)

Designate three people to submit recommendation letters on your behalf (name, title, institution,phone, email, relationship, and a personal note from you requesting these references); ideally,one letter should be from your most recent program director or manager

Pay the $95 non-refundable application fee

Submit your application once all materials have been uploaded and you have verified that the information is correct

To get started, please go to You will first be asked to login or sign-up. Once you have completed this initial registration, you can begin your application. It is not necessary to complete your application in one sitting; you can save your work andreturn at a later time

To access an in-progress application, go back to the link above and login

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

James H. Clark Center, 318 Campus Drive, E100 Stanford,

CA 94305-5428, Phone: (650) 736-1160,

Email: [email protected],


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