The DRIVEN Accelerator Hub is an NIH-funded consortium (NIGMS UT2GM130176) led by Celdara Medical and Simbex and includes partnerships with leading research institutions in the Northeast.

Our Mission

DRIVEN’s mission is to create quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) by:

  1. Increasing the number of quality medical start-ups
  2. Decreasing their time to market
  3. Increasing their probability of success

External Advisory Committee

DRIVEN has assembled an External Advisory Committee (EAC) comprised exclusively of investors (representing over $15B in AUM) and buy-side business development leaders (cumulative market cap exceeding $700B).

DRIVEN Accomplishments

DRIVEN’s record of impact and success has been earned with only 18 months in the rear view, and has positioned us uniquely to continue to accelerate medical innovation in the Northeast, and beyond.

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22.25
In post-DRIVEN private investments
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11
Partnered Companies
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2
Clinical trials initiated

“The advice and expertise is invaluable. This is EXACTLY what a drug development company in our region needs.”

– DRIVEN IAC Member

DRIVEN is led by Celdara Medical and Simbex and includes partnerships with leading research institutions in the Northeast IDeA States.