“COVID-19 edition” of pediatric medical device competition announces winners


Judges award grants for pediatric healthcare products that address COVID-19 similar requirements


July 23, 2020

The Countrywide Capital Consortium for Pediatric Unit Innovation (NCC-PDI) announces eight winners selected in its special COVID-19 edition of the “Make Your Health care Unit Pitch for Youngsters!” level of competition. Centered on innovations in COVID-19-similar pediatric healthcare products that will enhance children’s wellbeing care, 16 finalists competed on Monday, July twenty in a digital pitch occasion for a share of $250,000 in whole grant awards.

A panel of 75 professional judges from wellbeing care, organization, investor and regulatory sectors selected award winners centered on the medical significance and commercial feasibility of their COVID-19-similar healthcare products for youngsters. The level of competition targeted on healthcare products that assistance house wellbeing checking and telehealth, and enhance sustainability, resiliency and readiness in diagnosing and managing youngsters throughout a pandemic.

For basic safety and effectiveness, the level of competition used a video clip meeting structure. The occasion was offered by NCC-PDI co-founders Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s Countrywide Hospital and the A. James Clark Faculty of Engineering at the College of Maryland, and run by nonprofit accelerator and NCC-PDI member, MedTech Innovator.

“Because of the large quality of submissions and the essential need for pandemic-similar pediatric healthcare products, we are thrilled to realize and award eight innovations from this event’s extremely competitive field” suggests Kolaleh Eskandanian, Ph.D.,M.B.A., P.M.P., vice president and main innovation officer at Children’s Countrywide and principal investigator of NCC-PDI. “COVID-19 is

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