Funding Opportunities

PPDC Sponsored Project Proposals

Now Accepting Applications!

The PPDC is now accepting White Paper Applications for the 2018-19 Round of its Sponsored Project Proposals! Up to $250,000 in awards are available for the commercialization of novel pediatric medical devices.  To be eligible to apply, please sign up for a free membership.

Request For Applications - Instructions

White Paper - Submission Form

White Paper Applications must be submitted by September 30, 2018.

Eligible technologies must be FDA-regulated medical devices with a pediatric indication (0-21 years of age).  Applicants will be required to submit a brief White Paper Application including non-confidential information such as a device summary, explanation of the unmet clinical need, and completed/future development work including business and regulatory planning.

Building on our successful partnerships with Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania, the PPDC is pleased to announce a new partnership with the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and sciVelo at the University of Pittsburgh.  The unification of the Pennsylvania biomedical ecosystem will expand the PPDC network of expertise for assisting pediatric devices.  As part of this new partnership, the PPDC will re-brand to be known as the Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium.  The official re-brand will be announced later this round. 


Questions can be directed to Joshua Dienstman, PPDC Project Manager, at




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