Critical Innovations LLC and the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon Join the Coalition for the Advancement of Research and Innovation in Trauma
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for the Advancement of Research and Innovation in Trauma (CARIT) announced today the additions of Critical Innovations LLC and the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon (Knight Campus) to its group of organizations whose mission is to establish the government coordination and funding necessary to enable greater innovation in trauma, acute care, emergency and pre-hospital care. These new additions bring CARIT's membership to four academic and industry organizations.
Winner of the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) 2020 Prototype of the Year Award, Critical Innovations LLC is an ISO 13485:2016 certified, 21 CFR§820 QSR (cGMP) and DCAA compliant, medical research and development company focused on creating cutting-edge solutions to health threats that span the pre-hospital, hospital, and military environments.
"As a developer of numerous medical technologies in the trauma space, it is a pleasure to be a part of this important effort," said Dr. Ross Donaldson, President and CEO of Critical Innovations. "We look forward to working together with other leaders to advance needed innovation in emergency and trauma research and development for both the U.S. military and the general public."
The vision of the Knight Campus is to dramatically shorten the timeline between discovery and societal impact through world-class research, training and entrepreneurship in a nimble scientific enterprise. Goals of the Knight Campus include redefining the modern research university by fostering world-changing research unfettered by traditional academic boundaries, transforming student education through discovery-driven learning, and engaging the public in the excitement and creativity of scientific research to improve the health and wellbeing of the citizens of Oregon, the nation, and the world.
"As a hub of research committed to improving lives of patients through novel clinical applications, the Knight Campus is proud to be a contributing member of this coalition," said Dr. Robert Guldberg, Vice President and Robert and Leona DeArmond Executive Director of the Knight Campus. "We greatly appreciate the vast potential of this collaborative effort among national and world leaders to speed innovation in patient care."
Any organization (academic, industry or non-profit) that conducts or supports research in trauma, acute, emergency, or prehospital care, or that develops trauma-relevant products is eligible to be considered for membership in CARIT. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member, please contact us here.
About Critical Innovations LLC
For more information, please visit: https://www.criticalinnovations.com/
About the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon
For more information, please visit: https://accelerate.uoregon.edu/
About the Coalition for the Advancement of Research and Innovation in Trauma
Today, CARIT is comprised of four member organizations: Critical Innovations LLC, Indiana University, Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon, and Prytime Medical, Inc.
For more information, visit: www.caritrauma.com
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