• APDC announces its 6th Annual Innovation Competition

  • APDC hosts the FDA OOPD Pediatric Device Consortia Grantee Meeting at the Emory Conference Center 17-18 February 2016

  • APDC PI, David Ku, examines an ECMO circuit in the lab with graduate student Susan Hastings.

  • Big advances are coming to the smallest patients. See how Georgia Tech and its partners are improving the lives of children, from home health care to medical devices designed for kids

  • Training Young Hearts to Heal Themselves

  • Barbara Boyan has been at the forefront of pediatric device development for several years. She was the original Executive Director of APDC at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and now serves as the Dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering. In 2013, APDC extended its geographical footprint to Richmond, VA to keep Dr. Boyan as a PI on the FDA grant.

  • Ground breaking for the new Children’s Hospital Pavilion at CHoR

The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium provides a national platform to translate ideas through the product development pathway all the way to commercialization.  With funding from the FDA Office of Orphan Products Development, our mission is to enhance the lives of children through the development of novel pediatric medical devices which are both safe and effective.  The Consortium fosters an environment of creativity, where innovative ideas are reviewed, tested, and developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts from the Georgia Institute of Technology Emory University, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. With its roots firmly established in the Atlanta engineering and medical communities, in 2013 APDC was awarded renewal funding from the FDA and has expanded its geographical footprint along the east coast to include the Virginia Commonwealth University.

What's New

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation has launched their 3rd annual Pediatric Device Competition.

Finalist from across the country made presentations and discussed their device ideas with the APDC review committee, an audience of peers, and the engineering and medical community in attendance.

Georgia Tech and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta have developed an iPad app that helps therapists treat children who have feeding disorders.

Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium planting seeds of support

The focus of this first HealthHacks is emergency medicine (from incident site to the ER), pediatrics and other areas.

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