6 devicemakers awarded at Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium

Mackenzie Bean - Print  | 

The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health System recently held the 4th annual Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium.

The event includes a competition to recognize medical device innovations that address an unmet medical need, according to the report. The competition is sponsored by the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation, an FDA-funded consortium led by Children's National, and theA. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park.

This year, a record 91 device makers from eight countries entered the contest. Here are the six companies awarded cash prizes.

$50,000 award winners

$25,000 awards winners

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