“Experts have indicated there is a critical need for pediatric devices to address arrhythmias in children and we are delighted help advance innovations that seek to bridge that care gap,” says Kolaleh Eskandanian, Ph.D., M.B.A, P.M.P,
NCC-PDI is one of five consortia in the FDA’s Pediatric Device Consortia Grant Program created to support the development and commercialization of medical devices for children, which lags significantly
“Our goal is to provide direct funding [with] expert advising and support services to innovators of pediatric medical devices,” says Eskandanian. “The notion that innovation follows investment, that really gave
The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation is hosting a medical device pitch competition with MedTech Innovator to address the lack of pediatric heart devices, the groups announced March 23.
“NCC-PDI was created, with the support of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to seek out and address significant unmet needs in pediatric medical devices,” says Kolaleh Eskandanian, PhD, MBA, PMP,
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“Because of the high quality of submissions and the critical need for pandemic-related pediatric medical devices, we are excited to recognize and award eight innovations from this event’s highly competitive field,”
TGV-Dx presents “Use of the AtbFinder for formulation of individualized antibiotic regimens in children with COVID-19 and secondary bacterial pneumonia.”
The competition is led by NCC-PDI co-founders the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
NCC-PDI is structured to provide critical mass for clinical, regulatory, business, scientific, and engineering expertise. Several faculty researchers hold affiliations with both SZI and the Clark School, adding to the Consortium’s wealth of experience in pediatric device development.