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About Us

Accelerating Medical Innovation - From Napkin Sketch to Patient Impact

The Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) is your
non-profit partner in bringing life-changing medical devices to reality, regardless of your specialty or FDA class. We've proudly collaborated with a wide range of innovators, from individual physicians to established companies, guiding them through every stage of the journey - from brainstorming initial concepts to navigating regulatory hurdles and achieving successful market launch.

Our Innovation Story

Our team works with a variety of innovators - individual physicians, researchers and
engineers, start-up companies and publicly traded industry leaders. We help with:

  • Concept Refining: We help you validate your ideas, develop a winning business plan, and translate your vision into a tangible blueprint.
  • Prototyping & Testing: Our state-of-the-art facility and expert team bring your device to life, ensuring it meets both regulatory standards and user needs.
  • Commercialization Roadmap: We navigate the complex path to market, crafting a winning go-to-market strategy.
Your Innovation. Our Expertise. Real-World Impact.

We're passionate about turning your bold ideas into devices that improve lives. Partner with GCMI and experience the difference:

  • Experienced Team: Our engineers, scientists, and regulatory specialists are your dedicated guides every step of the way.
  • Proven Track Record: We've helped numerous medical devices reach patients, and we're eager to add your success story to our portfolio.
  • Collaborative Approach: We work closely with you, respecting your vision while providing invaluable guidance and expertise.
Ready to transform your napkin sketch into a life-changing device?

Contact GCMI today and let's turn your dreams into reality.

Innovation & Research Highlights

GCMI’s Design and Development Services

Phase Zero and Phase One Services Accelerating the Path to Commercialization.

Solving an unmet need in pediatric care – from scratch.

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Research: Biological Pacemaker

What High Value Preclinical Support Looks Like When Re-Expressing Pacemaking Cells in Cardiac Arrhythmia in Pediatrics.

The preclinical evidence and data
suggests the technology cannot only create heart rate function, but it may well generate better clinical outcomes, activity rates and blood pressure levels.

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Catheter Gripping Tool

Moving Beyond Value. Solving a High Volume, High Value, Unmet Clinical Need to Advance Pediatric Patient Care.

A “Catheter Gripping Tool” solving an unmet need as GCMI grows its roster of collaborative medtech innovations with the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Center for Pediatric Innovation.

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