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An educational program developed by the Institute of Image-Guided Surgery of Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg and in partnership with IRCAD.

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Entrepreneurship: How To Get Started - Part I


Introduction


Presentation

Recent remarkable advances in biomedical engineering created new opportunities to advance minimally invasive medical technology. This chapter provides an overview of multidisciplinary topics, combining computer science, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering with medicine. This chapter provides essential information for those involved with researching, designing, and using minimally invasive devices and systems. It emphasizes the technology required to accomplish minimally invasive medicine.

11 lessons

13 speakers

08:15 hours

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Course directors


Silvana Perretta

Dennis McWilliams

Objectives

Understand and master surgical innovation for clinical application and identification of emerging needs.

Lessons


HUMAN CENTERED OBSERVATION AND NEED FINDING

Most of us are trained by traditional education to conduct analytical research. This means we work in with a certain structure in an environment with controlled settings.

35 min Farzad Azimpour

THE MEDICAL DEVICE APPROVAL PROCESS

What takes to bring your medical device to market? As with drugs, medical devices need to go through a regulatory process evaluating safety and efficacy. This lecture covers EU and USA regulatory body requirements and underlines the differences in between the two systems.

30 min John ODea

FDA APPROVAL FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has control over which medical devices shall be authorized on the market, this includes premarket approval, registration and listing, requirements for production using proper manufacturing practices and requ

21 min Paul Kramsky

ONE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR

Curious about what it takes to become an entrepreneur? In this lecture Dennis McWilliams, founder and president of Apollo Endosurgery, shares his insights about the essential ingredients for the entrepreneur. Are intelligence and tenacity “THE” most important assets?

15 min Dennis McWilliams

PIVOT ANS HOLD

Innovation in medicine and surgery very rarely goes as planned, especially if its a technology driven process. Business plans are needed, but how you deal with the pivots along the road is what makes the difference between success and failure.

18 min John ODea

FINANCING YOUR EMERGING HEALTCARE ENTREPRISE

How to secure funding for a successful healthcare enterprise? This lecture provides an introduction to the complex financial environment foraging healthcare innovation.

31 min Eugene Chen

FUNDING YOUR NEW IDEA

Funding new ideas is a critical part of the invention process. Creating a successful invention does not necessarily have to be expensive, but you do have to rise some funding depending on your idea, skills and creativity.

27 min Dennis McWilliams

TOP TEN TIPS FOR GRANT WRITTING

Dr. James Wall, founder and chief medical officer of InSite Medical Inc. provides us with essential information on grant writing.

15 min James Wall