Awards and Competitions

Since coming out of the Stanford Biodesign Program in 2014, we've been very busy!  Here are a few of the awards, grants, and competitions we have won in the past 3 years:

Upcoming Events (Come check us out!): 

Madorra will be competing in the 1776 Challenge Cup Global Finals in Washington DC, January 22nd-26th, 2018! 

Competitions Won

  • Winner of 1776 Challenge Cup - Portland Regional 2017
  • Winner of OEN’s Angel Oregon 2017
  • Winner of PitchFestNW 2017
  • 2016 Oregon Bioscience Company Pitch Showcase - Audience Choice Winner
  • InnovateHER Semifinalist and Bay Area Pitch Competition Winner
  • NCIIA E-Teams Phase I Winner
  • Pitch Competition Winner and Class of 2015
  • American Diabetes Association Healthtech Leaders Luncheon Pitch Competition Winner


  • PBJ Small Business and Innovation Award - 2017


  • 2017 Cascadia Venture Forum Summit - 2nd Place
  • 2017 Oregon Bioscience Showcase - 2nd Place
  • Willamette Angels Conference 2017 Semi-Finalist
  • MedTech Innovator 2016 Finalist
  • Bend Venture Conference 2016 Semi-Finalist
  • Silicon Valley Boomers Finalist
  • Stanford Bases Business Plan Competition

Grants Received

  • NSF SBIR Phase II Grantee (2017)
  • NSF SBIR Phase I and IB Grantee (2016)
  • Stanford Translational Research and Applied Medicine (TRAM) Grant Recipient
  • Stanford Spectrum Innovation Medtech Grant Recipient


  • Company in Residence at OTRADI Bioscience Incubator
  • Fogarty Institute for Innovation Graduate 
  • StartX Graduate