Wednesday Luncheon Keynote Speaker - April 13, 2022
5MP (Five-Minute Pitch)
Competition Wed., April 13
This is a way for researchers to pitch their product concept and design and to get immediate feedback from leaders in medical technology research, engineering & development
2022 Student Design Showcase Tues., April 12
The purpose of the showcase is to promote and publicize excellence in medical device design by teams of undergraduate and graduate students conducted as part of their course work.
5.10k Fun Run and Road Race Mon., April 11
Get your heart racing by participating in the DMD Conference 5.10k Road Race & Fun Run! This run is a great way to compete against and causually connect with other people that are participating in the IEM Innovation Week. Family and Dog friendly.
Innovation Workshop "Becoming a Medical Technology Innovator" Mon., April 11
In this fast-paced, one-day workshop, you will learn the essentials of being a medical technology innovator and key opinion leader. Topics include: Medical device new product development process · Pre-clinical trials · Understanding med tech markets and needs · Intellectual property · How clinicians can innovate · Building a med tech startup · Creativity and brainstorming · Writing a business plan · Formulating a research question · Case studies of med tech innovation
2022 Emerging Medical
Innovation Valuation Competition Wed., April 13
This competition is for inventors (including students, faculty, staff, and corporations) with ideas for new innovations needing investor support to reach the next stage of development.
Emerging Technology ForumMedical Technology Clinical Trials: Where are we and where are we going? Clinical trials are essential for demonstrating the safety and efficacy of new medical technology, including new medical devices. Trials can be an early feasibility study of a new wearable, a pivotal trial of a new transcatheter heart valve as part of an FDA premarket approval application, as well as many other forms.
2022 IEM Innovation Week Monday-Friday, April 11-15, 2022
IEM Innovation Week hosted events highlighting advances and new directions in medical engineering. Engineering to fight cancer, neurological disorders, failing organs, and many other ailments—it was all at the University of Minnesota!