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The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium, or PPDC, aims to assist pediatric medical device innovators along the pathway from concept to commercialization. We provide innovators with the assistance and support needed to commercialize their technologies to improve pediatric medicine.

PPDC Membership

The PPDC is proud to have an active membership composed of innovators and luminaries with a diverse range of clinical, scienctific, and industry experience.  Members share the PPDC goal to bring pediatric medical devices to market.

Membership benefits include:

Active forum topics

News & Events

Little Sparrows Wins USPTO Award

Little Sparrows Technology, a PPDC-assisted company, won the USPTO "Patents for Humanity" Award. See the link below for more information about the win. Little Sparrows recevied PPDC assistance in the consortium's first year, receiving one of the PPDC Sponsored Project Proposal awards and receiving assistance in preparation of SBIR grants.

JPOD Philly Launch

The JPOD, located within the University of Pennsylvania's Pennovation Center, is a networking hub which includes a secure telecommunications conferencing system to connect regional innovators to the Johnson & Johnson Innovation network.

Funding Opportunities