Virtual Medical Device Playbook

Medical Device Playbook Events are now virtual.

Canada’s premiere event for medical device professionals since 2015 is shifting to monthly webinars for the duration of COVID-19.

Industry speakers and panels from across North America will converge online to network and discuss 2020 trends, opportunities, and strategies with other industry entrepreneurs and veterans.

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Previously Recorded

Stan Lapidus: Inventor & Entrepreneur

Recording of 60-minute live interview with Stan Lapidus, founding CEO of three medical diagnostics companies. Two of them, Cytyc Corp., and EXACT Sciences have been among the most successful diagnostics startups of all time. Medical Device Playbook Event Webinar. #MDPLAYBOOK

Recorded: March 31, 2021

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Creating a Successful Academic Spin-Out

Audience rating: 9/10! “Honestly, I am very impressed with the caliber of guests and topics covered today. Keep up the good work.”

Recording of live, 90-minute event featuring 3 distinguished academics / entrepreneurs discussing their Academic Spin-Out successes, adventures and insights.Creating a Successful Academic Spin-Out: Lori Arakaki, Bill Walker, and Dr. Magdy Younes join Scott Phillips and share their journeys and insights from spinning out multiple university research projects into successful medical device companies. 90-minute free webinar. #medtech #entrepreneurtips #MDPLAYBOOK

Recorded: February 26, 2021

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Turn Life Experience Into Successful Medical Device Start-Ups

“Fantastic presenters and very informative. Thank you.” -Attendee Feedback.  Lessons Learned from Paul Lovoi and Derek Herrera, remarkable and very different serial entrepreneurs who have created multiple medical device start-ups using and leveraging life experiences. Combined funding of 10+ companies and raising over $900 Million in capital! Free 90-minute webinar #MDPLAYBOOK #medtech #entrepreneuradvice

Recorded: January 28, 2021

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When Time is Paramount in Medical Device Development

“Both speakers today were really good. I liked the discussions of how the industry works with detailed real-world examples.” – Audience Feedback

Inspired by a COVID-19 ventilator project condensing 3 years into 3 months for Medical Device Development, experts examine case studies where shortened time to market delivered medical device success without sacrificing quality.

Kevin Walsh and John Walmsley share case studies involving:

  • Right-sizing startup / small companiy development timing
  • Design for Supply Chain (DSC) to generate speed: How to optimize cost and speed at the same time
  • Biggest source of FDA warning letters: Areas that most often impact quality when speeding development
  • How to avoid delays during manufacturing transfer

Recorded: December 11, 2020

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The True Cost of Developing a Medical Device

“Your selections have been top notch. All the speakers were excellent. ” – Audience Feedback

Learn how to better estimate your medical device development costs from experts in venture capital, serial medical device entrepreneurship, and medtech design and development engineering. The True Cost of Developing a Medical Device webinar features venture capitalist, Peter Van der Velden, Serial Medtech entrepreneur, Ramgopal Rao, and Medical Device Program Design Director, Mark Drlik.

Recorded: October 27, 2020

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Amr Salahieh shares the Shifamed Story

9/10 Rating! – Post webinar attendee survey

Amr Salahieh shares the Shifamed Story in a 45-minute live interview with Scott Phillips, Founder of Medical Device Playbook. Creating the Most Active Medical Device Innovation Hub in the World: Amr Salahieh and Shifamed live webinar took place on Friday, September 18th, 2020.

Recorded: September 18, 2020

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Microfluidics – New Opportunities and Challenges

“All speakers gave a very interesting prospective on the topic.” “I loved the discussion.” -Audience Feedback

Free Microfluidics Webinar: Gain insights and data on New Opportunities and Challenges for Microfluidics in medical device systems. Experts in microfluidics and medical device research, technology, development, and commercialization share experiences and learnings from successes and ongoing projects.

Speakers for the event include: Kevin Hrusovsky President, Chairman & CEO – Quanterix; Stevan Jovanovich, Ph.D. Founder, President & CEO – S2 Genomics, Inc.; Dr. Ali Tinazli Chief Commercial Officer – Fluxergy; Shana Kelley Distinguished Professor, University of Toronto; and Lorenzo Gutierrez, Ph.D., PMP Microfluidic Application and Integration Lead – StarFish Medical.

Recorded: September 2, 2020

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How COVID-19 is Changing Medical Device Commercialization

“Thank you guys put together this great webinar.”

“Great job today”

“This webinar was such an informative session from both market standpoint and from medical device technical consideration standpoint.”

9/10 Rating -Post event

Gain insights and data on how COVID-19 is changing medical device commercialization. Experts in medical device development, regulatory affairs and venture capital investment share experiences and learnings from ongoing commercialization projects.

Recorded: July 24, 2020

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