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Global Markets Post Pandemic

Accelerated Market Access for Medical Devices

This seminar, one of a series, will focus on life science global market expansion for Medical Devices. Participants will learn how the government is working to improve opportunities for Medical Device companies across the world, specifically through harmonization efforts and multilateral trade agreements such as the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.

We will cover:

  • General considerations for market expansion
  • Regulatory registration process for Medical Devices and Diagnostics based on US FDA prior market authorization
  • Shortcuts to success from experienced consultants
  • Where to find non-dilutive funding to assist with the commercialization of your products

Event Speakers

  • Mr. Grant Bennet, Head of PharmaLex Medical Device practice, and industry member of the International Medical Devices Regulators Forum (IMDRF).
  • Mr. Bryan O’Byrne, Senior International Trade Advisor, USAID, Center for Economics and Market Development
  • Ms. Eri Hirumi, Independent Consultant, and former President of OCRA (Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group)
  • Mr. Martin Kleckner III, SBDC, Sr. Advisor/EIR at University of California, Riverside, Office of Technology Partnerships.
  • Mr. Joseph Rieras, Director, Office of Trade, Mutual Recognition, and International Arrangements, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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The SBDC @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation is a resource for any high-technology, high-growth, scalable venture from both the Orange County and UCI ecosystem that needs assistance with business planning, business development and funding-readiness. The center hosts several VC and Angel investors on site, as well as various ecosystem partners and industry professionals who work closely with the entrepreneurs.

Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Whether you’re looking for guidance with starting your new tech venture, obtaining angel or venture capital, or looking for SBIR/STTR assistance, we're here for you!

Event Details

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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