"This course provides an introduction to the biodesign innovation process and examples of medical technology successes and failures. Students will form groups, decide on a project type, brainstorm topics for their projects, select an advisor and finalize the project parameters. Project design principles including, specifications, planning, setting milestones and project management will be covered. Students will learn to perform a literature/patent search and identify regulatory issues. They will complete the design phase of their biomedical engineering project."