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2022 Three-in-Five Competition


The DMD Three-in-Five Competition is a way for researchers to get immediate feedback about their projects from leaders in medical technology research, engineering & development.

Authors of the top ten accepted contributed papers that describe medical devices with commercial potential give a five minute presentation composed of no more than three slides. After presenters complete their pitches they answer questions from a panel of leading medical technology innovators. The Judge's Panel will base their decision upon four factors:

1) Quality of clinical need statement (problem)
2) Technical soundness of research (solution)
3) Presentation Quality
4) Fundability

The top three presenters will be awarded $500 and will be announced at the Keynote Luncheon on Thursday. To be considered for this competition, you must submit to the Call for Papers. We encourage each winning presentation to expand their paper for expedited review and publication in the ASME Journal of Medical Devices.

Over 35 Winners and $17,000 Awarded Since 2009