VICTORIA, B.C., April 29, 2016 – StarFish Medical, Canada’s largest medical device design, development, and contract manufacturing company, announces it is now an official MedDev Commercialization Centre MDCC Service Provider. MDCC is a not-for-profit organization established to reduce barriers and capture opportunities in the commercialization of Canadian medical device technology. Integral to MDCC’s core mission, Service Providers are independent entities or organizations that provide one or more services of practical benefit in the advancement of a medical device.
The Service Provider program is designed to foster and provide MDCC client orgnaizations access to a network based on mutual collaboration, support and resource sharing in order to accelerate new and innovative medical device commercialization.
“We’re delighted to join MDCC and help members gain access to our broad range of design, development and manufacturing services for medical device commercialization,” noted Scott Phillips, President and Founder of StarFish Medical, upon receiving the acceptance notification.
About MedDev Commercialization Centre (MDCC):
The MedDev Commercialization Centre (MDCC) was created in 2014 through the support of the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada as part of the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) Program.
MDCC has established a growing network of Canadian and international experts and partners that have come together to help advance Canadian medical device innovations. MDCC and its network assist technology developers by linking them with investors, industry, hospitals, and patients, to obtain the services, resources, and expertise needed to accelerate and de-risk the path to commercialization. www.meddevcentre.ca
About StarFish Medical:
StarFish Medical provides award-winning design, development, and flexible manufacturing outsourcing services —100% dedicated to the medical device and life science marketplace. StarFish partners with innovative companies to create and manufacture breakthrough products for a full range of medical specialty areas including: Cardiovascular, Digital Health, IVD, Ophthalmology, Optics, and Ultrasound. StarFish expertise includes electronics, mechanical, human factors and software systems engineering.
Our proprietary Pathfinder™ process for medical device product definition saves clients time and resources throughout the technology and product development phases to commercialization. Prototype and low volume complex electro-mechanical production are delivered in an ISO 13485 certified facility with FDA registration, including cleanroom capabilities.
Regulatory and quality system (QMS) consultants at StarFish provide technical regulatory assistance for FDA and Health Canada submissions, including IEC 60601 and ISO13485.