FDA's "Innovation Pathway" proposal débuts with military bionic arm project

February 8, 2011 by MassDevice staff

The Food & Drug Administration gives priority review to a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project aiming to create a robotic arm as the watchdog agency's first step on its "Innovation Pathway" proposal.

Food & Drug Administration

The Food & Drug Administration, aiming to blaze trail on a so-called "Innovation Pathway" designed to speed innovative medical technology to market, tapped a military project to create a prosthetic arm controlled by a brain-implanted microchip as its first speedy review candidate.

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