Award Details

For this year’s AACC Disruptive Technology Award, the association accepted submissions from developers of precision and personalized medicine diagnostics.

From among these applicants:

5 to 7 semi-finalists will receive:

  • Complimentary full registrations for the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, August 4-8, 2019 in Anaheim, where they will get valuable face time with leaders in the in vitro diagnostic industry and research communities.
  • The opportunity to present their technology in AACC’s Innovation Zone in the Clinical Lab Expo hall.
  • A free one-year AACC membership for up to 3 team members.

3 finalists will:

  • Present data on their technology in a special session on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the plenary ballroom. During this session, a panel of expert judges will evaluate all presented testing solutions based on feasibility and performance and the audience will also vote for their favorite technology.
  • Receive valuable input from assigned mentors as they prepare for their presentations.
  • Have the opportunity to attend AACC's invitation-only Corporate Recognition Reception after the competition, where finalists will be able to connect with leaders from top diagnostic companies.

The winner will receive:

  • A cash award.
  • Free AACC membership for up to 5 team members.
  • Coverage by AACC.