Biodesign

The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies

by Stefanos Zenios, Josh Makower, Paul Yock, Todd J. Brinton, Uday N. Kumar, Lyn Denend, Thomas M. Krummel

Recognize market opportunities, master the design process, and develop business acumen with this 'how-to' guide to medical technology innovation. A three-step, proven approach to the biodesign innovation process - identify, invent, implement - provides a practical formula for innovation. The experiences of hundreds of innovators and companies, in the form of case studies, quotes and practical advice, offer a realistic, action-orientated roadmap for successful biodesign innovation. Real-world examples, end-of-chapter projects, and Getting Started sections guide the reader through each of the key stages of the process and provide a template to create their own new medical devices. Addressing common medical, engineering, and business challenges to develop well-rounded expertise, this book is the complete package for any biodesign entrepreneur. The text is supported by valuable resources, including up-to-date industry changes: found at ebiodesign.org.

  • Cambridge University Press; September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781139064675
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Biodesign
  • Author: Stefanos Zenios; Josh Makower; Paul Yock; Todd J. Brinton; Uday N. Kumar; Lyn Denend; Thomas M. Krummel
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

In The Press

'Everything you ever wanted to know about medical device entrepreneurship and more. Paul, Josh and Stefanos have led an A class team of experienced device company builders to produce a reference document to guide an aspiring device entrepreneur through all the challenges of getting an idea to market. These are tough times. Whether you're a physician with an idea, an engineer or a businessman, this is a unique and powerful resource.' John Abele, Founder Chairman, Boston Scientific