What You Missed Last Month (May 2015 Edition- Medical Device & 3D Printing)

June 10, 2015 / by Kapstone Medical posted in 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing, FDA, FDA approval, FDA clearance, innovators, intellectual property strategy, inventors, IP fit, IP services, kapstone, kapstone medical, kneeEOS, medical device, medical device inventors, medical devices, medical emergency, medtech, Model Prints, Monthly Round-Up, Orthopedic, orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic surgery, orthopedics, physician inventors, Product Development, prototyping, Radiography, Regulatory, Regulatory affairs, spinal fusion, titanium implant, TKA, what you missed last month

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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.

What You Missed Last Month (Mar 2015 Edition)

April 17, 2015 / by Kapstone Medical posted in 3D Printing, 510(k), FDA, FDA 510(k), FDA clearance, innovators, inventors, medical device, medical device inventors, medical devices, Monthly Round-Up, prototyping, surgeons, what you missed last month

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Welcome to the latest round of Kapstone Medical’s “What You Missed Last Month” in the Medical Device industry. Here’s what you missed in Med Device and 3D Printing industry for the month of March:

Four of the Top 3D Printing Stories in Orthopedics in 2014

January 1, 2015 / by Kapstone Medical posted in 3D Printing, FDA, innovators, manufacturing, medical devices, orthopedics, prototyping

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The 3D printing industry is taking the orthopedics world by storm. Here at Kapstone, we’ve been watching the developments all year, and expect much more innovation and regulation news to come in 2015.

An Integrated vs. Piecemeal Approach to Product Development

December 4, 2014 / by Stuart Lindquist posted in 510(k), FDA, inventors, medical device, physician inventors, Product Development, prototyping, realize your idea, Regulatory affairs, surgeons

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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...

Manufacturing at Home: Advancements in 3D Printing

November 20, 2014 / by John Kapitan posted in 3D Printing, inventors, manufacturing, medical device, orthopedics, physician inventors, prototyping, R&D, R&D projects, realize your idea, surgeons

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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...

Roadmap to Success...Does Your Design Need a Second Opinion?

September 26, 2014 / by admin posted in 510(k), FDA, innovators, inventors, medical device, orthopedics, physician inventors, Product Development, protect your idea, prototyping, realize your idea, surgeons

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When and how to get constructive feedback throughout the development process

A Roadmap to Success for Surgeon Inventors, Part 5 (installment 2)

September 26, 2014 / by John Kapitan posted in 510(k), FDA, innovators, intellectual property strategy, inventors, IP fit, medical device, orthopedics, physician inventors, Product Development, prototyping, realize your idea, Regulatory affairs, surgeons

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The Top Ten Things to Avoid

A Roadmap to Success for Surgeon Inventors, Part 5 (installment 1 of 2)

September 15, 2014 / by John Kapitan posted in FDA 510(k), innovators, intellectual property strategy, inventors, IP fit, medical device, orthopedics, physician inventors, Product Development, prototyping, realize your idea, Regulatory affairs, surgeons

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The Top Ten Things to Avoid

Making the Case for Industrial Design and Human Factors

August 27, 2014 / by Ryan Lewis posted in 510(k), FDA, IP fit, manufacturing, Product Development, prototyping, Regulatory affairs

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An all too familiar dilemma: a physician has a great idea, but can only take it so far. A new device, a change to a procedure, a way to save time in the OR; medical technology is driven by physicians on the front lines of medical practice. How can ideas be harnessed for the benefit of patients and physicians? Read More...

A Roadmap to Success for Surgeon Inventors, Part 4: The Cost of Developing Your Idea

August 20, 2014 / by John Kapitan posted in 510(k), FDA, feasibility studies, innovators, intellectual property strategy, inventors, IP fit, manufacturing, medical device, orthopedics, physician inventors, Product Development, prototyping, realize your idea, Regulatory affairs, surgeons

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This series of articles focuses on a different paradigm for bringing new ideas to market, one in which you as a surgeon inventor retain control over designs, aggressively pursue milestones on your own (such as issuance of a patent, testing of prototypes or obtaining a regulatory clearance) and build value before presenting them to industry for possible licensing or sale. Why would you consider this option? Why not just take your sketch straight to a big company? One of the best reasons to pursue development on your own is that the value of your idea can increase exponentially compared to the costs of development—if the process is managed properly. Read More...

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