Erik M. Halvorsen


As Director of the TMC Innovation Institute, Erik helps visionaries find their focus through the TMCx accelerator, TMCx+ incubator, Biodesign Fellowship and corporate partnership programs. In addition to his leadership responsibilities, he assumes whatever role is necessary to improve the likelihood of an  innovator’s success –  coach, cheerleader, general manager or ball boy. Before joining TMC in 2015, he served as Senior Executive Director of Technology & Transfer Collaborations at Tufts University and as Executive Director of Technology & Innovation Development at Boston Children’s Hospital. Prior to that, he supported early- stage therapeutic, diagnostic, device, digital health and robotics companies across the Harvard University system. With a Ph.D in neuropharmacology and experience running clinical trials, he has a passion for removing regulatory, resource and research obstacles from the development pipeline.