LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 14, 2021 - Now in its fifth year, the CTIP Catalyzing Pediatric Innovation Grant remains competitive. CTIP received numerous Letters of Intent for our 2021 Catalyzing Pediatric Innovation Grant and is excited to share the many innovative products and concepts submitted for application in the pediatric medical device space.
By the numbers: Applications from 16 states, including 66% of applications from California
All device classes:
16 different Pediatric Subspecialties
CTIP is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe in supporting individuals from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and business. By application, members of the company’s founding or executive team (for example: CEO, COO, CFO) identify as:
The 2021 finalists, announced June 14, 2021 are as follows:
On demand, location specific novel ultrasound activated contrast agent for catheter-free diagnosis and management of vesicoureteral reflux.
The Button Huggie is a precision-engineered medical wearable designed to simplify care for children's gastrostomy buttons (g-buttons) and reduce gastrostomy-related complications. www.ezalife.com
FIT’s BrainStrain will be designed to become a diagnostic aide, not a stand-alone diagnostic. The longitudinal intention will be for the BrainStrain to be a snapshot of how an adolescent brain operates in several different cognitive domains. www.fitguard.me
Gus Gear’s Central Line Vest is wearable securement that protects central catheters from exit site to hub and stops line pulls from causing damage or accidental removal, improving care and lower healthcare costs. www.gusgear.net
TissueShield(TM) from Karios Technologies is a novel, patented hydrogel technology platform that is being used to prevent scar tissue formation on the heart after heart surgery with emphasis on protecting the hearts of children with congenital heart defects. www.kariostechnologies.com
A wearable sensor that measures babies’ milk intake while breastfeeding, and connects mothers to support when needed. www.mayandmeadow.com
An innovative new system for achieving long-term resolution of pediatric stricture designed around an emerging new understanding of the physiology of stricture.
The Ostiio distraction system is the first fully subcutaneous, contactless distraction osteogenesis system for the craniomaxillofacial skeleton. www.ostiio.com
Skin health management system enabling data driven care for wound care, dermatology, and surgery www.rubitection.com
Starlight Cardiovascular is a medical device start-up company with the mission of helping babies born with congenital heart disease by developing best-in-class devices alongside pediatric cardiologists and surgeons. www.starlightcardio.com/