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The Best Medical Device News Sources

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The Best Medical Device News Sources

The Best Medical Device News Sources Medical device startups, medium or enterprise sized business can benefit greatly from the amount of information on the internet related to medical device news and innovations.  At Leardon Solutions, we have taken the time to compile a list of our favorite medical device news sites. In our opinion, many of these sites have the best and most current information on medical device news and innovations. These sources of information are relevant to the times, up to date on their reporting, and many times feature...

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Medical Device Funding Alert 100k

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Medical Device Funding Alert 100k

Medical Device Funding Alert $100k Attention University tech transfer groups and medical device startup companies, Now is your chance to apply for the  2014 MedTech Innovator Competition on June 12 in the Bay Area as part of the Wilson Sonsini (WSGR) Medical Device Conference. Up for grabs is a $100,000 cash prize, and 10 semi-finalists will get complimentary conference registration and be featured on-stage. Dinner Interview registration fee = $150.00 ( Geoffrey S. Martha, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Medtronic...

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Technology Transfer Center List

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Technology Transfer Center List

Technology Transfer Center List Technology Transfer Centers provide a valuable link between medical device research and industry from top institutions all over the globe. Working with leading researchers, the Technology Transfer Center liaisons coordinate the seemingly impossible task of managing deadlines, intellectual property, and other objectives critical to the success of outbound technology. They are the bridge between ongoing research and research derived data being implemented in the commercial / industry environment.   ...

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Medical Device Product Development In The U.K.

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Medical Device Product Development In The U.K. If you are looking for medical device product development in the U.K., there are a number of resources that you can reference that may assist in finding the right product development solutions for your needs. The Leardon Solutions team has compiled a list of potentially helpful events and organization links to answer some of your medical device product development questions. MedTechWorld Presents the MEDTEC UK Event This event will be held on May 14-15, 2014 at Olympia West, London In addition to...

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5 Medical Device Resources In Northern Ireland

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5 Medical Device Resources In Northern Ireland

5 Medical Device Resources In Northern Ireland Northern Ireland is a hotbed of innovation in web, tech, medical, and aerospace technologies. The area’s ability to attract top talent to push the innovation envelope is not a matter of happenstance, but rather the result of a community of thought leaders supporting each other by developing unique businesses and hubs of collaboration. These high quality resources offer valuable networking, funding, advisory support, and other services. To help spread the word, we have put together a list of...

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The Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics

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The Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics

The Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics Leardon Solutions recently had the honor of attending the 2014 Annual Symposium hosted by the Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics ( CTIP ), held at the world renowned Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles ( CHLA ). The event garnered the most respected names in the pediatrics field including; researchers, doctors, surgeons, industry experts and product development teams. As expected, these thought leaders came together to better understand and solve some of the most...

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AVACEN, Inc. Dry Heat Therapy Product Patent Issued

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AVACEN, Inc. Dry Heat Therapy Product Patent Issued

AVACEN INC. GETS A PATENT ISSUED SAN DIEGO, CA. March 25, 2014 – AVACEN, Inc., a medical device company focused on the innovation and design of safe, easy to use, noninvasive drug free alternatives to treat pain associated with diseases such as arthritis, fibromyalgia and migraines, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued, U.S. Patent No. 8,679,170 entitled: “METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION OF THERMAL ENERGY” to AVACEN. The Patent covers key aspects of the medical...

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Grant Alert For Preeclampsia Closes May 16 2014

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Grant Alert For Preeclampsia Closes May 16 2014

Grants For Preeclampsia Research Now Available Preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders are responsible for an estimated 76,000 maternal and 500,000 infant deaths annually around the world. The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) reports that Preeclampsia is one of the least funded areas of research, which is why a group of dedicated thought leaders at Preeclampsia.org has put together several grant opportunities to assist preeclamsia research teams with their efforts. The 2014 Vision Grant Application • $25,000 towards research and...

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Leardon Solutions Adds Dr. Airriess As Advisor

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Leardon Solutions Adds Dr. Airriess As Advisor

Leardon Solutions Adds Dr. Airriess As Advisor The team at Leardon Solutions is honored to have Dr. Chris Airriess join our advisory council in 2014. Dr. Airriess brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Leardon Solutions medical device product development initiative. We are very excited to have him on board!!! Chris N. Airriess, Ph.D. CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER AT CALIFORNIA STEM CELL Dr. Airriess has a Biomedical Ph.D. and extensive experience with emerging companies and the challenges that face them, including fund-raising and the...

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Nasogastric Feeding Tube

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Nasogastric Feeding Tube

Nasogastric Feeding Tube Visitube is bringing to market an endoscopically guided feeding tube. Feeding tubes are commonly used in the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) of hospitals to provide nutrition to patients when they are unable to eat on their own. Because these devices are generally placed “blindly”, the caregivers are uncertain of the location of the tip of the tube. As a consequence, feeding tube errors are quite common. These errors result in complications ranging from punctured lungs to pneumonia to death. Visitube’s...

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