3rd international PedMedDev Symposium | Individualized and Child-Centered Medical Technology (VIRTUAL)

Dear Colleagues,

with great pleasure we announce the third international symposium on "Pediatric medical devices: Individualized and Child-Centered Medical Technology” to you. It will once again provide participants from hospitals, R&D, industry, government and patient support groups a platform for information, networking and many inspiring ideas on the development and regulation of medical devices for children.

This year's symposium will be held as a virtual conference on 3 consecutive Tuesdays (each from 2 – 6 p.m. CET) in February.

February 9, 2021: Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Trials for Children

February 16, 2021: Virtual & Augmented Reality in Child Health

February 23, 2021: Pediatric Medical Devices: Research and Development

The agenda of the symposium is now available >>on the website.

Safe innovation for children may appear desperately complicated and economically high-risk. But much can be gained if efforts are combined and a larger perspective is embraced. So bring your experiences, ideas and questions to the Symposium and get valuable feedback from all involved stakeholders and international experts. We look forward to your participation and hope for a constructive multilateral dialogue for the benefit of children.

We would be pleased to welcome you.

Yours sincerely

Dr. Ludger Tüshaus        Prof. Lutz Wünsch

PedMedDev #3.1: Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Trials for Children

Date: 9.2.21

Time: 2 – 6 p.m., CET


3rd International Symposium on Pediatric Medical Devices

Individualized and Child-Centered Medical Technology

Pediatric medical technology as a cross-sectional subject is needed by all sub-specialities. With unmet clinical needs and untapped potential for medical technology solutions for children, user and patient-centered innovation can be made possible. Pediatric Medical Devices is the prime target of individualized medical technology.

Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Trials for Children

Day 1 | February 9, 2021

In national and European medical device legislation, the pediatric aspects have so far been absent or neglected. Also in view of the currently changing medical device legislation (MDR) and the associated difficulties for pediatric medical devices, our congress series PedMedDev provides for the first time the necessary forum for regulatory affairs for children. Since 2016, it has established itself as a platform involving all stakeholders.
With regard to clinical trials for children, current topics such as computational modeling and simulation in clinical trials and real world data/evidence will be presented and discussed with you by leading experts.

PedMedDev #3.2: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Date: 16.2.21

Time: 1 – 6 p. m. CET

Virtual and Augmented Reality in Child Health

Day 2 | February 16, 2021

Virtual and Augmented Reality are increasingly used in medicine. The speakers will present medical technology solutions for different areas of pediatric medicine (pediatrics, surgery, global health, etc.). The current available evidence of VR and AR in pediatrics and pediatric surgery will be presented and reviewed. Concepts and possibilities for implementing VR into “clinical reality” will be discussed.

PedMedDev #3.3: Research and Development

Date: 23.2.21

Time: 1 – 6 p.m., CET

Pediatric Medical Devices: Research and Development

Day 3 | February 23, 2021

We are currently experiencing a surge in new basic technologies in the field of medical technology. This means great opportunities and possibilities, especially for pediatric medical devices.
On the 3rd day of our symposium we will again be bring together clinicians, engineers, computer specialists, psychologists, representative of the medical industry to present and discuss current projects and new technical possibilities for medical technology solutions for children.
Learn how the latest developments in 3d printing digitalization of healthcare, AI/deep learning, additive manufacturing/3D printing, robotics, minaturization, nano sized devices and sensorics improve medical care for children.

Place: virtual

Contact: Dr. Ludger Tüshaus, Klinik für Kinderchirurgie, UKSH, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany