26.554 Medical Device Design II

Medical Device Design II

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4253
Status Active

This course focuses on how to take a medical device invention forward from early concept to technology translation and implementation planning. Topics include technology research & development; patent strategies; techniques for analyzing intellectual property; advanced planning for reimbursement and FDA approval; choosing translation strategies (licensing vs. start-up); ethical issues including conflict of interest; fundraising approaches and cash requirements; essentials of writing a business or research plan; strategies for assembling a development team. Students will prepare a final medical device proposal and presentation.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 26.553 Medical Device Design I