Innovators Forum




Every Tuesday at 4pm, join the PDC's multidisciplinary group of clinicians, scientists, engineers, and industry professionals at the Innovators Forum, a lively meeting for device innovators to share and receive feedback on their devices. See calendar >>


Engineering for Children's Health Symposium


On May 17, over one hundred clinicians, engineers, scientists, administrators, industry professionals, and government partners gathered for the 2nd Annual UCSF Engineering for Children's Health Symposium. Read more >>


Pediatric Device Accelerator


The UCSF PDC held its inaugural Pediatric Device Accelerator Pitch Competition on November 14, awarding a total of $252,500, funded by FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development and the UCSF Department of Surgery, to teams developing novel pediatric medical devices. Read more >>

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FLYTE: Smart automated growing rod technology for pediatric deformities

Presenter: Dan Sands, CEO & Director, AMB Surgical II

The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Philadelphia PDC, sciVelo, and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine will host the 2nd Annual Pediatric Innovation Retreat in Pittsburgh, PA. Draft agenda attached.



A redesigned prototype is being manufactured for preclinical testing.
Clinical trials
IDE received. Currently in clinical trials.
IDE received. Currently in clinical trials.
Device redesign with SBIR direct-to-phase II grant