Center for Medical Technology & Innovation (CMTI)

Students in the Center for Medical and Technology Innovation (CMTI) MS program receive extensive training in the commercialization process of medical devices.They become familiar with the complexities of the medical device industry including FDA regulations, intellectual property, and quality systems.The CMTI resides within the Department of Biomedical Engineering and is a joint collaboration between the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Contact Information:

Greg Gdowski – Executive Director, CMTI

Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Rochester
201 Robert B. Goergen Hall
P.O. Box 270168
Rochester, NY 14627

CMTI Design Projects

  • Bubble Trouble
    Bubble Trouble is the “Patient’s Companion”, the industry’s first and only medical device company that aims to eliminate bubbles in all surgical procedures to aid healthcare professionals prepare contrast agents faster, safer and simpler.
  • CalCatch
    Our mission is to significantly reduce post-surgical SAVR life-threatening complications caused by calcium debris by introducing the industry’s first embolic protection device for SAVR procedures.
  • DetectIV
    DetectIV is for anesthesiologists to detect unwanted infiltration and extravasation from delivery of intravenous fluids to reduce incidence of effects such as pain, swelling and risk of necrosis during the intraoperative period.
  • Lemici Patient Camera
    A remotely operated camera to increase the accessibility of wound healing teleconsultations.
  • Mitral Valve Papillary Ring: A new gold standard in subvalvular exposure
    With the MVP Ring, surgeons are able to recreate a patient’s native heart valve anatomy and overall hemodynamic function leading to improved surgical outcomes.
  • Screw Insertion Trajectory Kit
    The Screw Insertion Trajectory Kit is an assistive tracking system that provides real-time feedback for the screw trajectory insertion process unlike the current free-hand method or existing technologies that are not specifically designed for plates and screws open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgical procedures.
  • STMedical
    Revolutionizing minimally invasive surgeries by targeting 70% of all major complications