Pediatric Health Innovation Programs

Doctor with child patientODAT partners with the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC) to support the development of pediatric health innovations with the ultimate objective of improving pediatric patient outcomes and quality of life.

How we can help


Amount varies based on milestones. 


Access to UMN and industry experts to support project advancement.

Project management

A team dedicated to driving successful outcomes.

Apply for funding

Applications accepted at any time.

Submit your application

Contact us

Jodi Fenlon Rebuffoni
Program Manager
Office of Discovery and Translation

Mother helps her little boy to use inhalation deviceCommunity engagement: Advancing children’s unmet medical needs

To better understand unmet needs in pediatric health, we engage directly with our community.

The Community Discovery Program encourages members of the public to describe challenges and experiences related to caring for children’s medical needs that could be improved with new technology. We evaluate opportunities for innovation and advance feasible, high-impact solutions within the University.