Additive, AI, Digital Health: What FDA’s Thinking on Science and Technology Means for Orthopedics
Thursday, June 16 | 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Product Development, Quality/Regulatory
Additive, AI, Digital Health: What FDA's Thinking on Science and Technology Means for Orthopedics
FDA reports on the science and technology areas in which it plans to advance its thinking and practices in response to innovation from industry. The Agency’s current strategic initiatives include unleashing the power of data, increasing choice and competition through innovation and empowering patients and consumers. In unpacking those three themes, R&D, product development and regulatory professionals will find a lot of overlap in the orthopedic industry. FDA’s science and technology initiatives include additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, digital connectivity, software and sensors and regenerative medicine. This session reviews FDA’s current stance, how the Agency is collectively looking at these technologies — and, importantly, what it means to you.
Gain knowledge of FDA’s Regulatory Science Strategy as it pertains to orthopedics
Understand how FDA leverages the strategy for future initiatives
Learn which technologies orthopedic professionals should closely follow FDA for comment