A two-day course on medical device innovation, development, and translation. Medical Device Development

Medical Device Development

At a glance
Opportunity for
  • Individuals interested in medical device innovation. This course will provide an introduction to medical device development and translation.

Attendees must have at least one of the following degrees:

  • MD
  • PhD
  • Master's degree, specializing in engineering or science
  • MBA
Time commitment
  • Two-day intensive course (8:00am - 5:30pm)
Funding level
Session dates
  • October 28-29, 2014
Application Due
  • 5:00pm on September 16, 2014
  • All applicants will be notified of their status no later than September 23, 2014.
Note: The application process has closed. The next offering will be Spring 2015.

Do you have an idea for a new medical device or ideas on how to improve an existing device? Do you have the engineering expertise to build a device but need more business or medical acumen to move forward? Do you need help anticipating and navigating the regulatory and other key issues associated with creating a medical device or new technology, and bringing an innovation to market? If yes, this course is for you.

Medical Device Development, a two-day intensive course, will provide an overview on the development and translation of medical devices. We will also address how researchers identify clinical need and novel technologies, improve existing medical devices and technologies, and plan and execute pre-clinical and clinical studies through licensing and commercialization. Participants will gain an understanding of the steps, rewards, and challenges inherent in device development, as well as knowledge of the differences between drugs and devices, and the associated regulatory implications. Additionally, the course provides a networking opportunity, introducing participants to local experts who reflect the diversity of career paths in this field.