Medical Design Excellence Awards
Every year, UBM Canon, publisher of IVD Technology magazine, scours the globe for the most promising and innovative products in the IVD field deserving of its Medical Design Excellence Awards. A panel of judges, all of whom are experts in IVDs, evaluated the design and engineering, manufacturing effectiveness, and innovation of the products submitted, and chose the best for honors. The judges looked for those innovative products that are not only the most user friendly and cost effective but...
Each year, UBM Canon searches the globe for leading innovators in the IVD category for the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition. Once the winners have been selected, IVD Technology magazine, published by UBM Canon, profiles each company for its readers. The judges (all industry experts in the IVD field) evaluate entrants for design and engineering excellence, manufacturing effectiveness, and innovation. They determine which products are the most user-friendly and cost-effective,...
Canon Communications LLC, publisher of IVD Technology magazine, received submissions from an assortment of worthy contenders for its annual Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition. The awards, which recognize the best of the best in the medical technology field, focus on new products that are innovative, user-friendly, and cost-effective, and which enable quick and accurate detection. About a dozen experts in the medical technology community looked at these factors as well as at...
    Medical Design Excellence Awards         Photo by Roni Ramos Each year, Canon Communications, publisher of IVD Technology magazine, sponsors the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA), recognizing top innovators in the medical technology community. About a dozen jurors, each an expert in the medtech community, review the entries, focusing on product innovation, design and engineering achievement, end-user benefits, cost-effectiveness in...
          The task seemed simple: design a rotator that would allow technicians and researchers to more easily mix biological samples in test tubes at different levels of agitation, from a gentle roll to a vigorous tumble. But it really came with quite a few challenges. The rotator had to take up minimal space in the often crowded laboratory. The user had to be able to easily change mixing levels without the use of additional tools. The unit had to be lightweight...
          Photo by Roni Ramos Now in its 10th year, the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) presented by Canon Communications LLC has become the premier awards program for the medical technology community. Medical products chosen for recognition are changing the face of healthcare by excelling in product innovation, design and engineering, end-user benefit, and cost-effectiveness. This year, a multidisciplinary panel of judges selected three products in...
      The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition is the premier awards program for the medical technology community, recognizing groundbreaking products that are changing the face of healthcare. As such, it is also a tribute to the many people behind the scenes—the engineers, scientists, designers, and clinicians—who are responsible for these innovations. Awards are offered in 10 different categories, one of which is in vitro diagnostics. The...
  INDUSTRY NEWS   To be successful in the competitive IVD market, a diagnostic must produce reliable and sensitive test results while meeting a testing demand. As the winning products in the 2006 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) also demonstrate, careful consideration of user interaction is an essential component of good test design. The MDEA competition is presented by Canon Communications llc (Los Angeles), publisher of IVD Technology as well as Medical Device &...
         Return to article: Prizewinning diagnostic devices optimize patient care The Medical Design Excellence Awards would not be the prestigious competition that it is without the knowledge, expertise, and integrity of the juror panel. The 11 jurors for this year’s awards program are from a wide variety of backgrounds. These include biobehavioral science research, biomedical engineering, clinical engineering,...
     Return to article: Prizewinning diagnostic devices optimize patient care   The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition is the premier awards program for the medical technology community. The awards recognize the many people behind the scenes: the engineers, scientists, designers, and clinicians, who are responsible for the groundbreaking innovations that are changing the face of healthcare....