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The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium (APDC) is pleased to announce its 4th annual Pediatric Device Innovation Competition. This seed grant competition is an opportunity for the scientific and business community including entrepreneurs, clinicians, scientists, businesses, academic researchers and medical and engineering graduate and undergraduate students, to develop and commercialize a pediatric medical device. Five to eight awards ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 will be made. Written proposals are due January 5, 2014. Please refer to the RFP for further information: http://atlanticpediatricdeviceconsortium.org/current-rfa
The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) is seeking proposals from inventors in medical institutions, private practices, the business community, and academic researchers who have medical device concepts for use with pediatric patients. Proposals should address a significant, yet unmet need within the pediatric population with a device idea that lends itself to commercialization. The Consortium is making $250,000 available to fund 5-6 projects. The deadline to submit is December 28, 2014. Please refer to the RFP for more information: http://www.innovate4kids.org/funding-opportunities/
The Sheikh Zayed Institute's 2nd annual Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium, held last Friday in Washington, DC, was by all accounts an exciting and productive day for pediatric medical device innovators. Read about the symposium and the winners of the Medical Device Pitch for Kids! Competition here: