Biodesign: The Process of Innovating Medical Technologiesby Stefanos Zenios, Josh Makower, Paul Yock, Todd J. Brinton
Pub. Date: 09/25/2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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
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.
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Table of Contents
Preface; Community; Biographies; Glossary; Part I. Identify; Section 1. Needs Finding: 1. Strategic focus; 2. Observation and problem identification; 3. Need statement development; Case study; Section 2. Needs Screening: 4. Disease state fundamentals; 5. Treatment options; 6. Stakeholder analysis; 7. Market analysis; 8. Needs filtering; Case study; Part II. Invent; Section 3. Concept Generation: 9. Ideation and brainstorming; 10. Concept screening; Case study; Section 4. Concept Selection: 11. Intellectual property basics; 12. Regulatory basics; 13. Reimbursement basics; 14. Business models; 15. Prototyping; 16. Final concept selection; Case study; Part III. Implement; Section 5. Development Strategy and Planning: 17. IP strategy; 18. R&D strategy; 19. Clinical strategy; 20. Regulatory strategy; 21. Quality and process management; 22. Reimbursement strategy; 23. Marketing and stakeholder strategy; 24. Sales and distribution strategy; 25. Competitive advantage and business strategy; Case study; Section 6. Integration: 26. Operating plan and financial model; 27. Business plan development; 28. Funding sources; 29. Licensing and alternate pathways; Case study; Index.
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