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Accelerating
breakthrough
musculoskeletal
science.

Accelerating
breakthrough
musculoskeletal
science.

Meet Orizon. Built to further your research mission.

We bridge the gap between visionary researchers and forward-thinking investors – propelling scientific discoveries from the lab to the marketplace.

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A Partnership for Innovation

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Extending OREF’s Reach

Through Orizon, we extend our mission of helping OREF grantees by providing resources to move their solutions into clinical practice.

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Funding Impact Science

Our mission is to bring your research to the world — helping everyday people experience the benefits.

We call this impact science.

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Dedicated Innovation Dollars

Orizon has launched a dedicated fund supporting the advancement of the research done by OREF grantees. We aim to fund innovation with the goal to launch compelling companies.

The Orizon
Accelerator

Leveraging our experience on both sides of the healthcare and medical innovation pipeline, our process combines the best practices from corporate innovation, academic, and venture capital.

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1. Hand-Raiser Awareness


Join Orizon throughout the year to engage with leadership in a town hall format to learn more.

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2. Cohort Analysis


Apply to Orizon based on your progress and our thematic insights based on industry trends.

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3. Accelerator Selection


Qualify for the Orizon Accelerator and workshop with the Orizon team in preparation for our Accelerator Day Showcase.

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4. Orizon Accelerator Day


Present to the Orizon team and industry leaders to secure an opportunity to fund and commercialize your research.

A Partner In Your Success

If selected for Orizon Accelerator Day, you'll gain access to significant opportunities to advance your innovations — just for participating.

 

 

Commercial Business Plan

For all selected awardees, the Orizon team will build you a commercial plan that is yours — independent of a formal investment.

 

 

Investment Capital

For the selected awardees, we will fund and fully commercialize the business. Then, we’ll help operate and accelerate the business to its next commercial milestone.

 

 

Gain Access to 1:1 Mentorship and Strategic Workshops

 

 

Drive Awareness with Industry, Academic & Strategic Leaders

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Executives & Operators

At Orizon, we are dedicated to revolutionizing the musculoskeletal healthcare landscape. With a wealth of experience and expertise spanning diverse domains, our operators are at the forefront of innovation in orthopaedic technology.

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JAGI
GILL

 

Managing Partner & Co-Founder


25+ years of Healthcare Operations Experience

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MICHAEL
CONDITT

 

Managing Partner & Co-Founder


25+ years of Healthcare R&D Experience

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ROM
PAPADOPOULOS

 

Managing Partner & Co-Founder


25+ years of Healthcare Investment Experience

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Jagi Gill

Managing Partner & Co-Founder


25+ years of Healthcare Executive & Investment Experience

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Michael Conditt

Managing Partner & Co-Founder


25+ years of Healthcare Investment Experience

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Rom Papadopoulos

Managing Partner & Co-Founder


25+ years of Healthcare Investment Experience

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Orizon and Thinktiv bring together the commercialization experience required to achieve your vision.

In partnering with a team that has collectively worked across all scales of the healthcare spectrum, you gain access to over 50+ years of expertise in clinical, medical device, and life sciences. In partnership we bring over $50B of transformation expertise, a track record of strategic exits, and unique relationships with industry leaders to accelerate you to market.

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The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization committed to improving patients’ lives by funding musculoskeletal research that advances clinical practice.

OREF was founded in 1955 by orthopaedic surgeons to help their colleagues investigate research questions important to the field, independent of commercial concerns. Since 1955, OREF has awarded more than 4,700 grants, providing nearly $150 million in support of musculoskeletal research. OREF strives to improve clinical care and patient outcomes by advancing innovative research, developing new investigators, and uniting the orthopaedic community in promoting musculoskeletal health.

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The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization committed to improving patients’ lives by funding musculoskeletal research that advances clinical practice.

OREF was founded in 1955 by orthopaedic surgeons to help their colleagues investigate research questions important to the field, independent of commercial concerns. Since 1955, OREF has awarded more than 4,700 grants, providing nearly $150 million in support of musculoskeletal research. OREF strives to improve clinical care and patient outcomes by advancing innovative research, developing new investigators, and uniting the orthopaedic community in promoting musculoskeletal health.

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JAGI GILL

Managing Director | Orizon Fund

“We are committed to helping OREF grantees achieve their goals. The Orizon Accelerator program is intentionally designed with grantees at the center. At every step of our process, we equip you to further your own mission and research.”

“We are committed to helping OREF grantees achieve their goals. The Orizon Accelerator program is intentionally designed with grantees at the center. At every step of our process, we equip you to further your own mission and research.”

Gain Access to Our
Commercialization Pipeline

Our proven playbooks prepare you for commercial success — accelerating what would require years, multiple partners, and a full time commitment into months.

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Product Design & Readiness


Gain deep industry expertise required to bring scale to your innovations.

Clinical Guidance v3

Clinical Guidance & Effectiveness


Successfully navigate the next phase of your clinical regulatory journey.

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Strategic Market & Buyer Validation


Gain access and insights from key strategic buyers and decisions makers.

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Commercial & Operating Strategy


Answer critical strategic questions around the innovation’s value and opportunity.

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Go-to-Market Activation


Create awareness and measure demand intent for the go-forward business.

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Branding, Packaging & Positioning


Be bigger, bolder, and better equipped to handle strategic conversations.

Maximizing Investment Dollars
and Your Outcomes


Based off decades of operational experience on the buy and sell side of healthcare and orthopaedic innovation, Orizon’s program and partnership with OREF helps alleviate the typical bottlenecks in commercializing innovations.

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Get Started

Join a Town Hall

Throughout the year we run virtual town halls to meet grantees interested in applying to the Orizon Accelerator. These are free and open to all OREF grantees.

Ready to Apply?

Ready to take the next step with your innovative idea? Submit your invention disclosure today and start your journey towards transforming healthcare with Orizon.

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