●    Funding: Milestone-based funding within the framework of the newly established validation fund.

    Education: ‘SPARK scholars’ (AKA ‘SPARKees’) must attend regular seminars that teach the process of development and commercialization of drugs, medical devices, diagnostics and digital health products.

●    Mentorship: Each project team provides regular updates to the advisory panel and receives feedback. Expert advisors provide project-specific advice for each stage of the product development.

●    Advising: SPARK provides top-notch advice and access to core facilities, as well as assistance in creating partnerships with industry and other academic institutions.