Implantable Medical Devices: Challenges & Opportunities-Jacob Bashyam-05/17/2011 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Implantable Medical Devices: Challenges & Opportunities
Event Date: 
05/17/2011 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Jacob Bashyam
Event Speaker Company: 
Bashyam Engineering Consultants
Event Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Jacob Bashyam is biomedical engineer with over 30 years in the capital medical equipment and implantable medical device experience. He has a wide spectrum experience with medical devices, in hardware, software and packaging design & development, manufacturing operations, animal and acute clinical studies, and market research. He has worked for Siemens Ultrasound as software architect/manager, for St. Jude Medical as an engineering director, and for startup Intrapace as vice president of R&D. Currently Dr. Bashyam consults for implantable medical device companies in design and operations.
He has a BSEE from the University of Madras, India, MS in biomedical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and an executive MBA from Cal State Hayward.

Event Details
Event Details: 

While understanding of human physiologies and breakthroughs in multi-disciplined technologies is progressing at a rapid rate, bringing these clinical understandings and technologies together in the form of medical devices for the patient and physician remains a challenge, but new implantable market opportunities open up. The current $33 billion US implantable medical device market is projected to reach US$48 billion by 2014, growing at the rate of 8.3% annual. The presentation details the challenges involved in the design, manufacturing, biocompatibility, security, regulatory and quality areas of implantable device; and also briefs on the various new opportunities.