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Panel: Criteria for Choosing the Right Material for Your Device


Len Czuba (President, Czuba Enterprises)


Ajay Padsalgikar, PhD (Sr. Principal Scientist, Materials Technology, Abbott)

Steve Jepson (Senior Engineer, Baxter)

James Semler, PhD (Technology Manager, Research & Development, BD Medical)

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

Location: 210C

Date: Tuesday, February 6

Time: 1:15pm - 3:00pm

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Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Vault Recording: TBD

Selecting the best materials for use in your medical device is key 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 take a look at a number of important factors to consider, so you can make the right choice for your device.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Criteria for design elements
  • Conditions of cost, availability, reliability and supply chain
  • Considerations for commercialization and speed to market