Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation - Sept 23 Symposium & Pitch Competition in Philadelphia

Pediatric Medical Device Pitch Competition 

The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation is now accepting proposals for their annual pediatric medical device pitch competition. The challenge competition is open to device innovators that propose a cardiac or vascular device solution that will also be tested in pediatric patients <18 years old. Awards include funding (up to $25k), access to experts at Children's National Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and University of Maryland A. J. Clark School of Engineering, and facilitated engagement in the Institute for Advancement of Clinical Trials in Pediatrics (I-ACT) network.

Submission deadline: September 10, 2018, Midnight PST

Apply here: http://www.pediatric-device-symposium.org/competition/

6th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium

Sheikh Zayed Institute's 6th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium is co-locating in Philadelphia, PA in a joint effort with The MedTech Conference powered by AdvaMed. This year's theme is "Using Real-World Evidence to Drive Pediatric Innovation." Stakeholders from industry, government, academia and patient groups will discuss how best to use real-world evidence to drive pediatric device innovation.

Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018

Registration & details: http://www.pediatric-device-symposium.org/