Translating ideas into commercial biomaterial devices: a path to improving healthcare

María Emilia Brassesco, João Cortez*, Yves Bayon, Valentina Triacca, Julien Payen, Yves Bayon

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The medical device industry is undergoing substantial transformations, looking to face the increasing pressures on healthcare systems and fundamental shifts in healthcare delivery. There is an ever-growing emphasis on identifying underserved clinical requirements and enhancing industry–academia partnerships to accelerate innovative solutions. In this context, an analysis of the requirements for translation, highlighting support and funding for innovation to transform an idea for a biomaterial device into a commercially available product, is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1910-1920
Number of pages11
JournalACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2024


  • Biomaterial devices
  • Healthcare innovation
  • Translation process
  • Commercialization pathways
  • Industry-academia partnerships


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