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  • Aaya Hakeem

Inventing - Give it a Go!

Updated: May 28

I love being a clinician-inventor – there is nothing quite like the feeling of being able to work towards a big dream like improving the lives of 1000s of people.


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The logical first steps to any invention is to check that the problem you are trying to solve is as big for others as it is for you, that a solution can be engineered and that you can have a viable business model.


We were able to accomplish all of these very early on with help from the Medical Device Partnering Program.


I was thrilled when I was invited to speak on the panel Medical & Assistive Devices - Transforming Ideas to Reality about my experiences with the program and as an entrepreneur, to encourage other clinicians to give it a go!

Sally was a wonderful mediator, and it was a pleasure to be on the panel with some serious trailblazers and experts.


Key Takeaways from the day:


🥡 If you have an idea for a way to improve your practice, go and talk about it to your colleagues/an engineer/a business person/the MDPP


🥡If you want to write a blog post about a Zoom meeting you had - MAKE SURE you take a screenshot yourself .............