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ViSE grant builds prototypes, encourages innovation

Dec. 12, 2013, 10:49 AM

What if there was a program that connected surgeons, physicians, nursing staff and other medical care providers with a team of the nation’s top engineers? What if that program enabled the transfer of innovative ideas to working prototypes – financially and developmentally?

Fortunately for the Vanderbilt community, there is. Established in the fall of 2012, the program is administered by the Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (ViSE) and has already assisted roughly two dozen innovative ideas generated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.