Module 3: Biomedical Commercialization
Trainees will gain first hand knowledge of the medical device industry through our biomedical commercialization training modules.
- Regulatory Aspects and Standards will provide trainees with fundamentals related to the classification and regulation of medical devices in global biomedical industries.
- Biomedical Ethics and Clinical Evaluations will introduce trainees to the principles and process of ethics approvals and methodologies to design data collection studies.
- Entrepreneurship and Commercialization will allow trainees to explore the process of venture creation and market strategy.
- Innovation and Challenges in Biomedical Technologies will provide opportunities for trainees to learn from industrial and clinical partners through the presentation of case studies and panel discussions.
Master students must complete 7 hours of at least 2 of the following courses, and PhD students must complete all 4 courses listed below. A sign-off sheet for each event including a reflection paragraph must be uploaded to the LEARN Dropbox account.
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Regulatory Aspects and Standards
November 15, 2019- Health Canada Regulatory Insights Workshop. Speakers: Colin Foster, Manager, Device Licensing Services Division at Health Canada- Patrick Assouad, Senior Scientific Evaluator, Digital Health, Device Evaluation Division at Health Canada. E7-Event Space [1.5 hr Regulatory Aspects and Standards Credit]. Host Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology
April 17, 2019 - Regulatory Aspects and Standards within Healthcare Institutions, Speaker: Carla Girolametto, Director of Research, Innovation and Clinical Trials at Grand River Hospital. Location: E5-6111, Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. [1 hr Regulatory Aspects and Standards Credit]
September 25, 2018 - Medical Device Regulations, Speaker: Dr. J. A. DeCroos from NDI (Waterloo) [1 hr Regulatory Aspects and Standards Credit]
Biomedical Ethics and Clinical Evaluations
November 27, 2019- ‘Ethical by Design’ Workshop by Dr. Jen Boger, November 27, 2:00-3:30 pm. Location E7-7303. Registration is Required
October 9, 2019 - Ethical Research with Human Participants, SPeaker: Dr. Heather Root, Senior Manager, Research Ethics. Location: E7-7303, Time 2:30-3:30 p.m. [1 hr Biomedical Ethics and Clinical Evaluations Credit]. RSVP Here
March 21, 2019 - Clinical Evaluation Series- Developing a Clinical Trial from Ground up. Speaker: Dr. Lora Giangregorio. Location: E7-2317, Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. [1 hr Biomedical Ethics and Clinical Evaluations Credit]
February 15, 2019 - Ethics in design and development: An overview, Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Boger. Location: EC4-2101A. Time: 11:00-12:00 p.m. [1 hr Biomedical Ethics and Clinical Evaluations Credit]
Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
March 26, 2019 - Biomedical Commercialization Workshop-Part 1, Hosted by WatCo. Location: E7-7303, Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm, [6 hr Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Credit]
November 14, 2018 - Lunch and Learn with Communitech-MedTec. [1 hr Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Credit]
Innovation and Challenges in Biomedical Technologies
December 3, 2019- What does the future for contacts look like? by Dr. Lyndon Jones. Location: E7-7303, Time: 2:30-3:30 pm. [1 hr Innovation and Challenges Module] Link to Register