LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - August 23, 2023 - To continue to leverage our platform to shine a light on unmet needs within pediatrics medtech, The West Coast Consortium for Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), in collaboration with the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), is announcing Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!™ - Joint NCC-PDI + CTIP Edition, a limited grant opportunity. This year’s competition is focused on remote monitoring and wearable patient monitoring devices for children. Medical devices with adult indications that are expanding or wish to expand their clinical indication to pediatrics are welcome to apply.
The finalists chosen will participate in a live pitch competition where judges will award up to $100,000 in FDA-sponsored grants to the devices selected as most impactful and commercially viable. The pitch competition will take place at the Sheikh Zayed Institute’s 11th Annual Symposium on Pediatric Device Innovation on Sunday, October 8, 2023 in Anaheim, California.
All companies must meet CTIP and NCC-PDI's minimum criteria to receive support:
Interested pediatric device innovators can read the full RFP here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ScOsBaAL1HeqpP-EHD9tGIsuEsXAei3s/view?usp=sharing
Ready to apply? Submit your application by September 18, 2023: https://airtable.com/appo8pct5fSx7O6jQ/shr4znZhC0vUoFejr
The West Coast Consortium for Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP) is an FDA-funded pediatric MedTech accelerator centered at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Our goal is to facilitate the development, production, and distribution of pediatric medical devices by identifying companies working in the space and providing advice, networking, and direct and indirect financial support on the road to commercialization. Learn more at https://www.westcoastctip.org/
About Children’s National Hospital
Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the fourth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2021, the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation’s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.
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CTIP and NCC-PDI are accepting submissions until 11:59 pm PST on Monday, September 18, 2023. Visit Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids! ™ - Joint NCC-PDI + CTIP Edition on www.westcoastctip.org to apply.