Navigation Links
U.S. Biomedical Leaders Present a New National Device Innovation Strategy Based on "Value-driven Engineering"
Date:6/16/2011

AKRON, Ohio, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders within the U.S. biomedical device industry unveiled today a national strategy to apply "Value-driven Engineering" (VdE) to enhance the development of devices with great clinical utility, quality and cost efficiency and reduced complexity.  VdE will become a key component of the nation's drive to bolster its "bioinnovation economy," maintain global competitiveness, and assure access to device innovation that improves human health, the leaders said.

Recognizing the U.S. leadership within the $350 billion global medical device industry, the group's white paper, "Value-driven Engineering and U.S. Global Competitiveness" introduces a unique blueprint to marry American ingenuity and innovation with a renewed commitment to create medical devices that are simple in design and cost effective, yet support premium health care.  This "Platform to Advance Value-driven Engineering" (PAVE) guides the nation's funding mechanisms, regulatory incentives, public-private collaboration and educational leadership to incorporate VdE principles into the U.S. biomedical device industry.

"Value-driven Engineering is key to the U.S. biomedical device industry increasing its leadership position in the global health care community while continuing the innovation that improves the care of patients worldwide," said Dr. Frank L. Douglas, President and CEO of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA).  ABIA convened leaders from industry, academia and the public and private sectors during a summit in Washington, D.C. to examine VdE as a key impetus to fuel future medical device innovation in the United States.  "PAVE, as we have detailed, provides an avenue for disruptive innovators to apply VdE principles to their important work."

"The principles of VdE need to become part of our product development culture, particularly if we want to stay at the forefront of global medical device innovation,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Top Latin-American scientists named 2011 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences
2. 22 of Americas most promising scientists selected as 2011 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences
3. Stevens biomedical engineering students fight hypothermia on the battlefield
4. Tufts biomedical engineer Fiorenzo Omenetto named Guggenheim Fellow
5. Brigham and Womens Hospital researcher named National Space Biomedical Research Institute Fellow
6. Vilcek Foundation names recipients of 2011 Vilcek Prizes in Biomedical Science
7. JAMA features NJIT biomedical engineer helping stroke patients
8. Tufts announces public launch of the Tufts Institute for Biomedical Partnerships website/HUB
9. President Obama calls for increased investment in science, including biomedical research
10. Finland initiates European biomedical research infrastructures construction with $6.7 million for 2011
11. Biomedical breakthrough: Blood vessels for lab-grown tissues
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/29/2014)... consequence of chemotherapy will benefit from a major research ... prevents hair loss. , The research is being now ... manufacturing company, Paxman Coolers, of Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield, in ... Huddersfield. , The research will be led by key ... pharmacology of cancer treatment, which he will use towards ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... on sunlight to make their food, but they also need ... scientists discovered a group of molecules in plants that shields ... Journal of the American Chemical Society , one team ... work. , Timothy Zwier and colleagues at Purdue University note ... can cause serious damage to plant DNA and, as a ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... German . ... Schlögelhofer at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) of ... Vienna dived into the process of meiosis in specific ... inversion of the standard meiotic phases. The researchers describe ... Communications . , Meiosis is the two-step series of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New technology on the way to aid cancer suffers who lose their hair after chemotherapy 2Meiotic cell division 'the other way round' 2
... Statistician Professor Terry Speed from Melbourne,s Walter and Eliza ... Prize for Science for his influential work using mathematics ... disease. The Prime Minister,s Prize for Science is ... was presented to Professor Speed tonight at a ceremony ...
... follows the change of the seasons. After a winter pause, ... brought a new correlation to light: The colder the winter, ... winters can be expected as the climate changes, the spring ... later giving an advantage to shrubs and invasive trees ...
... obesity may have a new leader the dinner table. ... seated until everyone,s finished have children with lower weights and ... the October issue of Obesity . , Strong, positive ... the researchers explain. Mothers and fathers who talk meaningfully ...
Cached Biology News:Statistician Professor Terry Speed wins 2013 PM's Prize for Science 2Warm winters let trees sleep longer 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... The report "Dairy Alternative (Beverage) ... Flavored, Sweetened, Unsweetened), Channel (Supermarket, Health Store, Pharmacy, ... Forecast to 2018," defines and segments the dairy ... of revenue and volume for plant-based dairy alternative ... reach $14 Billion by 2018 with the Asia-Pacific ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 31, 2014  Tavistock Development Co. (TDC), a ... celebrated the groundbreaking of the GuideWell Innovation Center ... The 92,000-square-foot, three-story facility is the first ... designed specifically for life sciences, health innovation, ... the 650-acre Lake Nona Medical City, near the ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014  Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced ... results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Following the ... live conference call and webcast at 4:30pm ET ... a business update. The live webcast ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... SoundConnect , an industry ... 365 end users the key to turning this ... by adding voice enablement and hybrid audio conferencing. ... a communication tool that includes presence, instant messaging ... O365 becomes a comprehensive unified communications solution. Adding ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Dairy Alternative Beverage Market Projected to Reach $14 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Dairy Alternative Beverage Market Projected to Reach $14 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Dairy Alternative Beverage Market Projected to Reach $14 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 4GuideWell Innovation Center Groundbreaking Hosted by Tavistock Development Company at Lake Nona Medical City 2GuideWell Innovation Center Groundbreaking Hosted by Tavistock Development Company at Lake Nona Medical City 3Ardelyx to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 6, 2014 2SoundConnect Launches Voice Enablement and Hybrid Audio Conferencing for Office 365 2SoundConnect Launches Voice Enablement and Hybrid Audio Conferencing for Office 365 3
... and Talent Required to Meet Growing Demand , ... ... to produce enough grain to meet the growing demand for food, ... policymakers from around the globe take a more holistic approach to ...
... Research Suggests that Understanding the Fundamental Mechanism of ... of VEGF - AAmgen Launches Angiogenesis Website THOUSAND ... AMGN ) today announced that results from ... will be presented at the 2009 American Association ...
... ResultsVANCOUVER, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... discussing its financial results for the first quarter ended March ... ET (8:00 AM Pacific)., Dial-in information for ... follows:, North America (toll-free): (800) ...
Cached Biology Technology:DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge 2DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge 3DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge 4Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR 2Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR 3Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR 4Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR 5Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR 6Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR 7
... The MiniOpticon 2-color real-time PCR detection system holds ... An array of 48 LEDs independently excites fluorescence (470-500 ... photodiodes detects emitted light (523-543 nm and 540-700 nm). ... the MJ Mini thermal cycler. System dimensions are 18 ...
... provide automated, higher throughput screening of 96-well ... This flexible sample format makes the Guava ... research, target validation, assay development, and even ... Guava PCA-96 uses a green laser detection ...
... delivers a novel procedure for the uniform ... whole genome DNA from small samples. This ... quick and highly reproducible amplification and labeling ... a REPLI-g Mini Kit module (QIAGEN) and ...
... Reader is Cellomics‘ latest product ... Cell-based Screening". The KineticScan Reader ... do both temporal and high-resolution ... dynamic distribution and activity of ...
Biology Products: