So you’re an inventor who wants to develop a medical device and use the invention in practice. You know the FDA regulates medical devices, but that’s about as far as your knowledge takes you.
Happy November! Fall is finally here, and with the cascading leaves also descends a plethora of exciting developments emanating from the world of Medical Devices and 3D Printing!
It’s back to school with Team Kapstone! In August, we picked up educational and inspirational stories in 3D printing, medical device, and orthopedics. Here’s your August “What You Missed” reading list - three articles to Inspire, Equip, and Guide you through the last month:
Additive manufacturing, or 3D Printing, is dominating spring medical device industry headlines, and at halfway through the year, it’s slated to be on the Top 5 list of Kapstone Medical’s most inspiring and thought-provoking topics of 2015.
It’s time to catch up, and Kapstone Medical is ready to equip and guide you through the month of April 2015 with some of the most interesting, engaging, and inspiring news from the FDA, biomedical, and 3D printing communities. Read on for what you may have missed last month:
While you were busy drawing up your latest medical device invention during the month of January, here are a few interesting industry stories you may have missed:
In late October, Medical Innovations Labs of Austin, TX announced their new 3D printing hub. They plan to provide a hands-on lab environment for medical device inventors and clinicians to launch a new generation of innovation.
Surgeon inventors need to invest in intellectual property. The following dialogue outlines how a typical inventor works with engineering and IP to maximize return on investment. Read More...
In this article, I’d like to focus on another important aspect of maximizing the value of your idea—the need to consider and integrate all aspects of product development from the very onset, regardless of how far you plan to go. Read More...
No matter where you turn, you are bound to run into a news headline expounding on the wonders of 3D printing. From medical devices to guns and even to food, it seems that possibilities are endless and our appetites are growing for the technology. Read More...