New tools and treatments for surgery, training surgical innovators
The Surgical Innovation Program is a cross-disciplinary graduate program that equips trainees to enter the clinical technology sector. Delivered jointly by McGill University, École de technologie supérieure, and the John Molson School of Business and Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Concordia University, the program offers training in surgical innovation, combining expertise in business, engineering, computer science and surgery. Trainees work in cross-disciplinary teams to learn about the innovation process for new surgical devices. Teaching is delivered by engineers, clinicians, industry experts, entrepreneurs, attorneys and business faculty.
- First semester: Team building, Needs finding within a clinical environment, Needs screening based on business, engineering and clinical perspectives
- Second semester: Prototype development, Proof of concept, Business plan
- Summer semester: Internship with an industry partner
Teaching is delivered by engineers, clinicians, industry experts, entrepreneurs, attorneys and business faculty, and our program follows the approach of Learn & Design & Innovate.
Funded by NSERC