In science, the most exciting problems arise at the intersections of disciplines. For bioengineers, it’s biology, chemistry and engineering. Biomedical engineers are motivated to use their deep understanding of applied science to create devices, processes, and systems with the patient squarely in mind.
Innovation is defined inventiveness put to use. The US is the world leader in medical device innovation. Many unmet clinical needs still exist in the healthcare space. This talk will put the medical device industry into context, discuss how medical devices are developed and brought to the clinic, and offer a plan on how students can prepare his/herself to be an innovator.