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Page: Medtech Innovation for the Kids

While medical device innovation is quite active—at the university level, within incubators, and even in the R&D labs of established firms—there is a substantial lack of products being developed for younger patients. Since pediatric devices have a limited patient base due to most children being relatively healthy (of course, a positive factor), it’s not a […]

Page: Children’s National 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium features $150K NICU pitch competition and explores clinical trial process

  WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System announces its 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium is slated for Sunday, Sept. 22 in Boston, Mass., featuring a $150K medical device competition focused on innovations for neonatal and NICU care. Following the theme “Pediatric Device Clinical […]

Page: Pediatric device approval numbers are slowly rising, but not necessarily for young kids

While FY2017’s approvals notably served all four pediatric age groups, the majority of pediatric devices approved over the last decade are not indicated for children under the age of 12. What’s more, a large portion of the devices indicated for FDA’s ‘adolescents’ category are only authorized for use in patients 18 or older.

Page: Five winners to receive share of $250K NCC-PDI grant funding and access to unique pediatric device accelerator program

Winning devices in pitch competition on track to advance pediatric surgical options in orthopedics and spine WASHINGTON (Children’s National) May 01, 2019 The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announced five winners of its “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition who will each receive $50,000 in grant funding and access to […]

Page: NCC-PDI Announces Finalists in $250K Pediatric Pitch Competition for Orthopedic and Spine Medical Devices

Finalists to deliver live presentations during April 30 competition at University of Maryland, College Park. NCC-PDI is led by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System and the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) April 22, 2019 The National Capital Consortium for […]

Page: Supporting Pediatric Device Innovators

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) has launched its new website (https://innovate4kids.org). Focused on its core mission to provide expert advice, support services, and fund management of pediatric device innovation, the site highlights current projects, media coverage of pediatric innovation related news, and provides prospective innovators a gateway through which to learn […]

Page: 11 pediatric cardiovascular devices you need to know about

A bandage-sized heart monitor, an extracorporeal blood pump that mimics the human heart, and a heart valve that can grow with a child were among the six winners of a contest in Philadelphia for innovative pediatric cardiovascular devices. The Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium organized by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s […]