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FDA awards nearly $7.5 million to pediatric device consortium led by Children’s National Hospital

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To foster the development and commercialization of medical devices designed for children, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a nearly $7.5 million grant to the Alliance for Pediatric Device Innovation (APDI), a consortium led by Children’s National Hospital.

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FDA awards nearly $7.5 million to pediatric device consortium led by Children’s National Hospital

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To foster the development and commercialization of medical devices designed for children, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a nearly $7.5 million grant to the Alliance for Pediatric Device Innovation (APDI), a consortium led by Children’s National Hospital. The nonprofit group, which is one of five in the FDA’s Pediatric Device Consortia (PDC) program, will utilize the five-year grant to provide a platform of services, expertise and funding that supports pediatric innovators in bringing medical devices to the market that specifically address the needs of children. New in this cycle, APDI will provide expertise on evidence generation, including the use of real-world evidence (RWE), for pediatric device development.

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