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Personalized Manufacturing for Medical Devices


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Personalized Manufacturing for Medical Devices

  1. 1. Personalized Manufacturing<br />For Medical Devices<br />
  2. 2. Personalized Manufacturing<br />Personalized manufacturing of medical devices is essential given our societal demographics and aging population.<br />171 million people worldwide have diabetes; 2x by 2030.<br />Diabetes is the most common cause of non-traumatic amputation of the lower limb. <br />750,000 Americans have a stroke each year.<br />6 million stroke survivors currently in the U.S; their most often stated goal is to restore their mobility. <br />773,000 Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year.<br />
  3. 3. Personalized Manufacturing<br />To improve the rehabilitation and quality of life for those with various neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders<br />
  4. 4. Personalized Manufacturing<br /><ul><li>New manufacturing and design processes
  5. 5. Materials development
  6. 6. Companies have been established
  7. 7. Improved designs with superior performance
  8. 8. Lower costs
  9. 9. Wide range of applications:
  10. 10. Joint, dental implants, hearing aids, skeletal reconstructions, scaffolds, bone replacements</li></li></ul><li>Personalized Manufacturing<br />(placeholder image)<br />Access to IP that will enable companies that partner with us to develop and manufacture novel and improved devices.<br /><ul><li>Reduced cost
  11. 11. Local manufacturing
  12. 12. Rapid production</li></li></ul><li>Personalized Manufacturing<br />Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)<br /><ul><li>The world leader in additive manufacturing
  13. 13. Unsurpassed breadth
  14. 14. Prosthetics to orthotics
  15. 15. Industry partners
  16. 16. Materials to machines
  17. 17. UT Health Science Center and VA collaborations
  18. 18. Center for the Intrepid, Fort Sam Houston
  19. 19. Entrepreneurial development</li></li></ul><li>Personalized Manufacturing<br />Improved quality of life for those with various neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders. <br />