Winning Pitch Challenge @ ASCRS is now part of Eyecelerator!

We have some very exciting news – The Winning Pitch Challenge Anterior Segment will be a part of the Eyecelerator program in Washington DC in April!

The Winning Pitch Challenge gives today’s ophthalmic entrepreneurs an opportunity to share tomorrow’s solutions with industry-leading experts. Eyecelerator partners with American Academy of Ophthalmology and ASCRS to accelerate ophthalmic innovation through next-generation business conferences and platforms. The two programs are a perfect match.

Finalists and semi-finalists in the Winning Pitch Challenge will be matched with mentors to help operationalized their concepts. The three finalists will also be awarded cash prizes. Submit your idea today to win up to $25,000!

The Winning Pitch Challenge will take place live at the Eyecelerator/ASCRS 2022 annual meeting in Washington DC on Thursday, April 21.


Vance Thompson, MD

John Berdahl, MD

2022 Submission Dates

Round 1 Deadline: February 21*

Round 2 Deadline: March 25

Announcement of Finalists: April 4

WPC Anterior Segment Finals
Thursday, April 21

*Submissions advanced to Round 2 are eligible for mentors. Mentors are assigned on a first-come basis.