6th Annual Symposium


Each year the SWPDC hosts a symposium inviting all clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, and investors. Our 6th Annual SWPDC Evening of Pediatric Device Innovation was held virtually on Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 4:00-5:00 pm! Event recording coming soon.

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Save the date: February 9th, 10th and 11th, 2021! Funded by a cooperative agreement through the FDA, the SHIP-MD Pre-Consortium is a collaboration between multiple key stakeholders including academic investigators, pediatric medical society representatives, pediatric patient advocates, the medical device industry, pediatric health system leaders, and financing and reimbursement experts aimed at innovating the pediatric medical device ecosystem and streamlining developmental processes.

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TAMU 2021 New Ventures


Save the date for the 7th annual Texas A&M New Ventures Competition, held May 19-20th! The Texas A&M New Ventures Competition is open to all Texas-based companies seeking to bring a new or enhanced technology to the marketplace.

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COVID Grant Awards


We are pleased to announce the winners for the most recent grant competition.  The efforts of the 28 companies who applied are making the care available to our pediatric community better and better.

TAMU Product Innovation Pipeline Opportunities


Summer BioInnovation fellows at TAMU presented their urology and renal disease product innovation road map based on application of the BioDesign methodology.

SWPDC Spring Competition Winners


Congratulations to the hardworking teams who participated in the SWPDC spring funding competitions including the BCM and Texas Children’s Hospital Faculty Pediatric Device Seed Grants and the Rice University Business Plan Competition.

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