Catalyze Innovation that Advances Health
  • Getting Started
  • Available Technologies
  • MInnovations

Our Process

Step 1: Ideate

  • Ideation Session
  • Definition of Problem
  • Design Thinking
  • Knowledge experts

Step 2: Evaluate

  • Patent search
  • Product search
  • Market Analysis
  • Legal Patentability Opinion
  • Regulatory Pathway
  • Clinical Perspective

Step 3: Cultivate

  • IP Protection
  • Prototype
  • Co-development
  • Proof of Concept
  • Cleveland Clinic Innovation Alliance

Step 4: Translate

  • Identify potential licensees
  • Negotiate license agreement
  • Monitor licensee for compliance

Success Stories

Face-To-Face Rehabilitation App

Jodi Barth, PT
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

Learn how MedStar Inventor Services helped therapists take their facial palsy treatment from idea to prototype to the App Store.

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Flexor Tendon Coupler Device

Sam Fuller, MD
Dave Dudzinski

The Flexor Tendon Coupler is a sutureless and knotless tendon bridging device and method that systemically repairs ruptures increasing the likelihood of reproducibility during surgery, immediate tendon strength, and earlier rehabilitation.

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Invent Diaphragm Assist Device

William Krimsky, MD, Director of The Center for Interventional Pulmonology at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

See how MedStar Inventor Services took Dr. William Krimsky's idea for the Invent Diaphragm Assist Device to market.

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