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2014 Design of Medical Devices Pre-Conference Workshop

Date: 04/07/2014

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Location: Mississippi Room, Coffman Twin Cities

Cost: Varies: Please visit the conference registration page for full details http://www.dmd.umn.edu/registration.html


In this BETTER THAN EVER fast-paced, one-day workshop, you will learn the essentials of being a medical technology innovator and key opinion leader. Learn from experts in the field on these topics: 

  • Medical device new product development process
  • Pre-clinical trials
  • Understanding med tech markets and needs
  • Intellectual property
  • How clinicians can innovate
  • Building a med tech startup
  • Creativity and brainstorming
  • Writing a business plan
  • Formulating a research question
  • Case studies of med tech innovation

The lectures are complemented by a series of hands-on activities where you will conceive, refine, prototype and develop a business proposition for a new med tech product.


  • Name: Trisha Johnson
  • E-mail: johnsont@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-5642
  • Sponsored by: College of Science and Engineering


If needed, the closest parking ramp is the East River Parkway Garage.

More information: http://www.dmd.umn.edu/workshop.html

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the event sponsor.

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