Philadelphia Pediatric Device Consortium Receives $1.5M in FDA Funding

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The Philadelphia Pediatric Device Consortium has received a $1.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for addressing the shortage of medical devices designed for children.

The Philadelphia Pediatric Device Consortium brings together engineers and biomedical researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania, both in Philadelphia. It aims to provide clinical, business and regulatory expertise as well as seed funding to help translate ideas into commercial devices for use in pediatric patients.

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