Cultivate your ability to develop R&D, clinical strategic plans and understand different approaches for attracting venture funding or licensing partnerships. Learn how medical device innovation can help take initial concepts forward into the development of actual medical technologies. Faculty, invited lecturers and case studies provide focused opportunities to understand how successful medtech companies were started and what key components are needed in order to be asuccessful contributor.
- Strategies for assembling a development team and securing a patent
- Ethical issues including conflict of interest
- Essentials of writing a business or research plan
- Fundraising approaches, cash requirements, reimbursement and FDA approval
Who Should Enroll
This is the second course in the biodesign course sequence. It would also be valuable to anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of how medical devices are developed from initial concept to implementation as a start-up or licensed technology.