April 18–19, 2018Boston Convention & Exhibition CenterBoston, MA

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Criteria for Choosing the Right Material for Your Device


Vipul Davé (Research Director & Fellow, Global OTC Technology, Johnson & Johnson)

Location: 160 A

Date: Thursday, April 19

Time: 10:15am - 11:00am

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Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Vault Recording: TBD

Selecting the best materials for use in your medical device is critical to optimizing your design for manufacturing, assembly, packaging, sterilization, and testing. Depending on the application and classification of a medical device and its accessories, the use of the right material will make all the difference. In this session, we’ll look at a number of important factors to consider, so you can make the right choice for your device.

Topics covered will include:
  • Criteria for design elements
  • Conditions of cost, availability, reliability, and supply chain
  • Considerations for commercialization and speed to market
  • Recent medtech examples