The guidance seeks to balance the need to obtain data on the safety and effectiveness of drugs, biological products and medical devices in the pediatric population with risks associated with exposure to such products and the reality that children cannot themselves consent to take part in research.
The winning innovators will receive grant awards of upwards of $50,000.
The FreeStyle Libre 2 now has indications for children ages four and older.
The future of eye care will sit at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds.
Developing medical devices in general is costly, but there is funding available for companies that are willing to create products specifically for pediatrics.