Medipines wins medtech for kids contest

MediPines announced that it was selected as a winner in a COVID-19 edition of a National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation competition.

The “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition, presented by the FDA-sponsored consortium, centered on COVID-19 related innovations in pediatric medical devices.

Sixteen finalists competed in a virtual pitch event with eyes on a share of $250,000 in total grant awards, with MediPines collecting an undisclosed amount in grants as a competition winner.

The company was among eight winners selected by a panel of 75 judges in the competition, which was presented by NCC-PDI co-founders Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Hospital and the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. The event was powered by MedTech Innovator.

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