COVID-19-edition of pediatric medical device competition announces finalists


$250K in awards will be offered for digital pitch competition staged by Countrywide Cash Consortium for Pediatric Gadget Innovation (NCC-PDI) on July 20, 2020


July fifteen, 2020

WASHINGTON – Sixteen finalists are declared in the “Make Your Clinical Gadget Pitch for Young children!” specific COVID-19 edition competition introduced by the Countrywide Cash Consortium for Pediatric Gadget Innovation (NCC-PDI). Symbolizing improvements in COVID-19-connected pediatric professional medical equipment, the finalists will compete in a digital pitch function held on July 20, 2020. Winners will get grant awards of up to $fifty,000. 

The competition is led by NCC-PDI co-founders the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Kid’s Countrywide Medical center and the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland and powered by nonprofit accelerator and NCC-PDI member, MedTech Innovator. 

This competition focuses on pediatric professional medical equipment that guidance property health checking and telehealth, and improve sustainability, resiliency and readiness in diagnosing and dealing with small children in the course of a pandemic.

“As COVID -19 continues to threaten the health of households and small children across the country, we will have to continue on to search for new and greater approaches to produce high quality care in the course of a pandemic and offer technology answers to reopen extra properly,” states Kolaleh Eskandanian, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.M.P., vice president and chief innovation officer at Children’s Countrywide and principal investigator of NCC-PDI. “Competitions like this are very important to get forward of the health care challenge that COVID-19

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