Remove the barriers to market readiness - UPDATED!
The TechMed Series ‘Remove the Barriers to Market Readiness’ is a one-year-course of workshops for (future) entrepreneurs and scientists in medical technology. The Series covers the most important, but also most challenging topics required for the development and production of a safe, reliable and useful medical devices. Following the successes of the past years, we have updated the program to fit your needs on the road to market readiness. During the course of 1 year, 8 events are organized, taking place every month on an afternoon and focusing on one specific topic every session. During the sessions, you will work in groups to bring new knowledge to the test. There are no oblications, but we highly encourage you to bring your own case into the discussion!
It is possible to attend the complete course, but also separate workshops.
The 2019/2020 course will cover:
1. Getting started with your CE mark
29 October 2019
2. Involving end-users in the design process
26 November 2019
3. Risk management in medical devices
10 December 2019
4. NEW: Software as a medical device
23 January 2020
5. Clinical evaluation of your medical application
6. Prototyping and production of medical devices
7. Design verification & validation
8. NEW: Finding Funding for your R&D
The events are organized by the TechMed Ecoystem partners; by sharing our knowledge and expertise, we aim to bring medical innovations further in the innovation chain and closer to a successful market introduction. For detailed information about the upcoming workshops and organizing partners, please visit the TechMed event calendar.
The TechMed Series is a spin-off from the TechMed Proeftuin, an initiative by Holland Innovative, Unitron, Panton and the University of Twente. The TechMed Proeftuin was funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of the European Union.