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Mohit Prajapati, MSc, MBA

Director of R&D Strategy and Operations

Mohit Prajapati is the director of research and development strategy and operations for the Acceleration Lab. In this role, he works to develop and integrate novel innovations into care delivery to improve health outcomes, enhance quality and reduce cost. Via a joint program with Penn Health-Tech, Mohit helps University of Pennsylvania faculty and clinicians transform basic research and clinical insights into products that solve unmet clinical needs. These products can be immediately deployed in the health system, licensed to existing medical device companies, or spun out into new startups.

Mohit holds a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering and a master's degree in engineering specializing in non-invasive strain measurement of orthopaedic soft tissue from the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, as well as a master's degree in business administration from Queen's University School of Business in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Favorite travel destination

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Favorite quote

“It is easier to invent the future than to predict it.” - Alan Kay

Favorite downtime activity

Ecotourism