Webcast Oct 21., 12pm: Building a foundation for growth: How Georgia Tech “born” Jackson Medical used Phase Zero to try to end “never events” in the operating room.

Overheating lighting instruments coupled with human error are a leading cause of intraoperative fires and patient burns. The healthcare system refers to these as “never events” so they should never happen, right? But, data suggests that they occur more than twice a day. This was a red flag for Jackson Medical co-founders James Rains and…

Commercialization During the COVID-19 Crisis: Lessons Learned in a 60 Minute Webcast.

The vast majority of novel ideas from academia never make it into clinical use. Together we can change that. Innovative medical technologies start with a great idea, novel science and an identified unmet clinical need. The process by which these technologies enter clinical care is as complicated as the science behind it. On October 7th,…

“What makes a high quality preclinical study final report?” – FREE Webcast

The timely review of your GLP preclinical final report is very important. However, timelines are tight, and yours is not the only study that a reviewer might be working on. How do you make the report detailed, yet easy to read? What elements must be present? What common mistakes should you be certain to avoid?…

Buyer beware: Common costs in preclinical research: a free webinar from GCMI

All preclinical study estimates are not created equal: they may or may not include line items that can widely influence the total fee. We know preclinical studies are expensive. Medical product innovators need to know much more goes into the making of a high quality, value-based preclinical study that is critical, but is not always…

Watch: Medical Device Innovation: A one-on-one with ATDC Lead Entrepreneur in Residence Frank Tighe and GCMI CEO Tiffany Wilson

Tiffany Wilson, CEO of The Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI), and Frank Tighe, Lead Entrepreneur in Residence at The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), discussed the medical product development process for early stage innovators. Learn from their experiences by watching.       Too many promising medtech innovations and early stage companies fail unnecessarily…

Medical Device Innovation: A design and development one-on-one with ATDC Lead Entrepreneur in Residence Frank Tighe and GCMI CEO Tiffany Wilson

The design and development process can make or break a medical device’s commercial potential. It is dependent on careful consideration of several intersecting aspects: technological, clinical, commercial and legal. Too many promising medtech innovations and early stage companies fail unnecessarily because they run out of funding before achieving milestones required for next-round investments. Medical device…

Webinar: How to design an efficient preclinical protocol

Preclinical work, especially GLP studies, are costly and critical to the product’s successful regulatory submission. Efficiency and quality in preclinical work begins with a robust preclinical study protocol. Preclinical protocols are the foundation on which reports required by regulatory bodies are built.   What elements in a preclinical study protocol give the study the best…

Webinar: The most important things to know before you start a GLP preclinical study

Curious about the most important things to know BEFORE starting a GLP preclinical study? Now would be the perfect time to attend a webinar! The team at GCMI is excited to announce that we will be hosting a series of webinars starting next week.    Our first webinar focuses on good laboratory practice (GLP) preclinical…

Hospital Partnerships: Providing the platform for physicians and engineers to collaborate

What we learned during an open dialogue with GCMI, Piedmont Healthcare, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and West Tennessee Health on pulling new medtech ideas out of the clinical mindspace and into development. Hospitals are hotbeds for innovative, value-based clinical medtech solutions. Identifying unmet clinical needs in hospital settings, along with the guidance and resources to…

Navigating the medtech approval pathway: lessons learned from physician innovator Dr. Steven Goudy, MD.

Dr. Steven Goudy, MD, is an associate professor and Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology for the Emory School of Medicine. He recently took the time to sit down with our CEO Tiffany Wilson during a webinar highlighting how physician innovators should approach the medtech development and approval pathway to increase the odds of successfully completing the…