University of Minnesota


Earl E. Bakken
Medical Devices Center

Hands on Activities

The Bakken Academy

Strategic Planning Informed by Emerging Tech & Socioeconomic Trends™
Executive Team workshop in navigating the challenges of the changing medical marketplace.

Comprehensive process for collection of clinical needs and conversion into product objectives.

Medical Device CAD Introduction
Hands-on workshop providing experience in converting ideas into CAD files, for use in 3D printing and visualization.

Fundamentals of Medical Device Development™
High-level experience for med device professionals to develop a general understanding, in a team-based experiential environment, of the cross-functional processes and requirements involved with bringing a successful product to market.

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