Emerging Company Presentations

Kansas City is home to the Animal Health Corridor. Because of its significant animal health industry concentration, the Corridor offers a uniquely supportive environment for early-stage entrepreneurs in the animal health and nutrition industry.

 2020 selected companies will present innovations focused on:

    • Specialty pharmaceuticals for companion animals
    • Portable platform diagnostic device for dairy cattle
    • Next generation of lateral flow diagnostics
    • Turn-key solution for 3D radiography
    • Safer, more portable oxygen devices
    • Portfolio of vaccines targeting zoonotic and food safety pathogens
    • Smart litter box for cats
    • Novel hemoperfusion platform
    • Reliable, non-antibiotic treatment for acute canine diarrhea
    • Oral vaccine for honey bees to protect against American foulbrood
    • Point-of-care diagnostic platform for specific bacteria
    • Marketplace platform that enables real time matching of relief and freelance veterinarians and veterinary technicians with practices

Why attend?

The Animal Health Summit provides a unique opportunity for venture capital funds, investment firms and animal health companies to hear from emerging companies with the newest technology.

Why apply?

The Animal Health Summit, formerly known as the Animal Health Investment Forum, offers one of the only opportunities for early-stage companies in the animal health sector to present their vision and business plan to potential investors. Companies presenting at the Summit have raised nearly $450 million. Several have also received licensing agreements or distribution contracts.

The Summit showcases animal health and nutrition companies from throughout the world.  We are seeking companies that meet the following criteria:

  • Seeking $500,000 to $20 million in funding
  • Revenue projections of $20 million within five to seven years

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