JLABS @ Washington, DC
In honor of the new JLABS @ Washington, DC – a 32,000 square foot facility located on the new Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus from Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC in partnership with Children’s National Health System (“Children’s National”) - Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS announces the JLABS @ Washington, DC Children’s QuickFire Challenge. Visionaries within the fields of pediatric oncology, pediatric surgery and influenza are invited to submit innovative ideas for a total of up to $150,000 in total grant funding; one year of residency at JLABS @ Washington, DC with the use of a bench, workstation, and access to the JLABS @ Washington, DC community; and mentorship from experts at the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
"Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids" Competition
Applications are now open for the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) annual "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!" Competition. Pediatric companies developing innovations in the following three categories are encouraged to apply: Cardiovascular, Orthopedics/Spine, and NICU. During the first round, companies will be invited to pitch in-person to a panel of expert judges on March 23, 2020 at the University of Maryland College Park. Ten companies will be selected to compete for $250,000 in awards at Children’s National Hospital’s 8th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium, co-located with the MedTech Conference, on October 4, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. All ten companies that will be selected on March 23rd, will receive a slot in the MedTech Innovator 2020 Accelerator - Pediatric Track, which provides a customized curriculum and in-depth mentorship.