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APDC Pediatric Device Innovation Competition - Call for Proposals

Submission deadline: July 31, 2017

The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium (APDC) is pleased to announce its 7th annual Pediatric Device Innovation Competition. Inventors are invited to submit proposals directed towards development of a commercializable product for pediatric patients, not research of a scientific concept. Seed grants are expected to range from $5,000 to a maximum of $50,000 for one year. 

For more information, visit http://atlanticpediatricdeviceconsortium.org/innovation-competition

News & Announcements - April 2017

3DHEALS 2017 Global Conference:  3D-Print Life – San Francisco, CA

This collaborative conference aims to create a global community focusing on healthcare applications using 3D printing and related technologies (i.e., VR/AR, 3D scanning, digital manufacture, bioprinting). Topics covered include wearables and prosthetics, surgical application, dentistry and facial maxillary reconstruction surgery, legal and regulatory issues, and 3DP-related emerging technologies (VR/AR, AI, Robotics).

Date: April 19 – 20, 2017
Location:  Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, CA

Click here for more information.



Pediatric Health Care & Device Innovation Day – Richmond, VA

The Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium, and VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine present the Pediatric Health Care and Device Innovation Day. Key topics will include pediatric device development, opportunities for seed funding and collaboration, and congressional engagement and involvement in future funding for pediatric focused healthcare initiatives.

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 8:00AM – 2:00PM
Location: Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, 1000 E Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Click here to register.

IPEG Innovations Session Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission deadline:  March 16, 2017

Both physicians and industry engineers/scientists/researchers are invited to submit abstracts to the Innovations Session to be held during IPEG's 26th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children on July 19-22, 2017 in London, England. Submissions should report on cutting edge or emerging technologies for which formal experimental data may not yet be available.

Abstracts should include 1) the objective of the technology or device, 2) a description of the technology and method of its use of application, 3) preliminary results if available, and 4) conclusions and future directions. They must be submitted online.

For more information, visit http://www.ipeg.org/abstract/.


Reminder: ASAIO Pediatric Device Consortia Proposals are due today.