The Stanford Biodesign Alumni Association is a non-profit organization aiming to foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing among the Biodesign Alumni Fellows and the medical technology community at large.
Biodesign Alumni are graduates of Stanford’s Biodesign Fellowship, an intensive, interdisciplinary, clinical needs-based, medical technology innovation training program – the first of its kind.
The alumni pursue careers in medicine, engineering, marketing, and law; they create or join start-ups, public corporations, and academic institutions; and they are distributed globally. Their shared experience as Biodesign Fellows ties the group together, and their continued collaboration will leave a lasting impact in medicine and healthcare.
While the med device excise tax is looking like it’s around to stay for a while, it really hurts medtech startups while gaining negligible benefit from them – the epitome of bad policy.
The Biodesign Alumni Association has released their first policy position statement – featuring exclusive survey results from nearly 100 medtech startup execs from SVB – focusing on why the med device tax is bad policy for medtech innovation. More…