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Biomedical Engineering Seminar Presented at 7:15 p.m. on April 3 in DEH 120

Biomedical Engineering Seminar presented by the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering John (Jack) H. Linehan Biomedical Engineering Advisor from Stanford University and Northwestern University TITLE: Medical Device Innovation: Engaging our Students Thursday, April 3, 2014 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Devon Energy Hall, Room 120 RSVP: ABSTRACT: Medical devices can save lives and improve our quality of life. Disruptive medical devices often emerge from small, entrepreneur-led, start-up companies. In present times, funding for early-stage companies has been challenging. Investors tend to be risk adverse. To minimize risk, understanding the process of medical device innovation is critical. While not formulaic, the steps leading to a successful medical device innovation are known. Training opportunities can help make the innovation process more efficient. This lecture will discuss the medical device industry and current training opportunities in the medical device space. S