BIOE 371 Global Biodesign: Medical Technology in an International Context
Students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty from the schools of business, engineering, humanities & science, law and medicine are invited to participate in the Elective Course, Bioengineering (Bioe) 371. This course will provide an overview of medtech innovation - from India to Europe to China.
This seminar examines the development and commercialization of medical technologies in the global setting focusing primarily on Europe, India and China. Faculty and guest speakers from industry and government will discuss the status of the industry, as well as opportunities in and challenges to medical technology innovation unique to each geography. Topics related to development of technologies for bottom of the pyramid markets will also be addressed.
- Demographics and disease burden
- Clinical Infrastructure
- Intellectual Property
Course content (syllabus, homework assignments, etc.) is maintained on the Stanford Coursework website. Once a student is enrolled in the course, Coursework access will be provided.
- Coursework page [available during Spring Quarter]
Syllabus for 2014
|2-Apr||Introduction and Global Overview||
International Trends Driving and Re-directing Demand for Medical Technology Innovation
Introduction to Europe
Early-stage clinical work and market development in the EU
Value for Money: Healthcare decision making in Europe and the impact on innovation
European Markets and Healthcare Systems
Introduction to Indian MedTech
Overview of Stanford-India Biodesign
Designing and Scaling Affordable Medical Devices
Michael Zhang, Chairman, Otsuka Medical Devices
Microport: China from a China perspective
|14-May||Asia Pacific||Chris Shen||
Koji Nakao, Chairman, Terumo
Medical Device Market in Japan
Dr. Ty Hu, Founder and CEO, Gateway Innovation Center
A Sea Turtle Story: China Entrepreneurship from a Returnee's Perspective
Andrew Cleeland, CEO, Twelve, Inc
Moshe Pinto, CEO, Home Dialysis Plus
|28-May||Putting it all Together||Paul Yock||
Dr. Chen Yu
Start-up CEO Perspective
|4-Jun||Student presentations||All Faculty||
|Course Number||BIOE 371|
|Cross-listings||Med 271, OIT 587|
|Day, Time||Wednesday, 4:15 - 5:45 pm|
|Content||Global Medtech Innovation|
|Course Directors||Yock, Doshi, Shen, Pietzsch, Mairal|
|Units||1 or 3 (1 unit students will earn Credit/No Credit or P/F only)|
Students may take the course for 1 unit, which requires attending at least 9 of the 10 lectures to complete the course. 1 unit students will be eligible for Credit/No Credit or Pass/ Fail grading. Students taking the course for 3 units will be required to complete a midterm document, final paper and presentation and will receive letter grades.
This course is also offered online through Stanford Center for Professional Development(SCPD). Distance Learners can watch the course by video each week within 24 hours of the actual course delivery. This course can be combined with three other online courses to complete a Biodesign Certificate. Further information about the certificate is available on the SCPD website.