Disruptive Technology Award

A search for the next innovative testing solution that will transform patient care

2023 Application Now Available 

Deadline: February 9, 2023

AACC’s Disruptive Technology Award competition recognizes innovative testing and disruptive technology solutions that improve patient care through diagnostic performance or access to high quality testing.

Apply for the chance to present your cutting-edge technology at the 2023 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo – the premier international forum for unveiling groundbreaking advances in laboratory medicine.

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Timeline At A Glance

  • November 9, 2022: Application Opens
  • February 9, 2023: Application Submission Deadline
  • April 19, 2023: Semifinalists Announced
  • Early May 2023: Semifinalist presentations to Organizing Committee
  • May 31, 2023: Finalists Announced
  • June/July 2023: Finalist Mentoring by Organizing Committee
  • Monday, July 24, 2023: Finalists present their technologies at the Disruptive Technology Award special session, held during the 2023 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting. The winner is announced at the end of the session.

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Please email AACC with any questions about the competition.

Expo Only Registration Is Open

AACC’s Clinical Lab Expo gives attendees the opportunity to browse 800+ exhibitors in person and to find the solutions to your lab-related needs.

2022 DTAC Competition

Congratulations to Nanopath, winner of the 2022 Disruptive Technology Award.