December 2016 | Volume 2

In 2014, Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D. gave a five-year outlook during his OMTEC keynote. Today, he weighs in on how his predictions are holding up at the halfway point.

Scientists have programed stem cells to grow cartilage on a 3D woven scaffold shaped like a femoral head. These results could yield an alternative to hip replacement for arthritis patients.

Each month, ORTHOWORLD examines updates to FDA's 510(k) database and highlights those products deemed strategic (a company's first 510(k) clearance, a first clearance in a segment new to the company, etc.).

What is the harvesting effort? It is an internal process usually performed jointly with legal and R&D departments,  in which organic ideas are hatched to meet clinical/marketplace needs.
Before you send the RFQ, make sure that you know why you are outsourcing, know what you are outsourcing and complete all of your due diligence. 

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June 13-15 | Chicago 

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