The medical device industry has always been dependent upon product innovation to drive growth. With today’s aging global population and expectations for living to an older age, the medical device industry is poised for a sustained period of extreme growth fueled by a level of innovation that is scheduled to accelerate. Most companies are growing. Nearly all are innovating at an increasing pace. The common challenge is how medical device manufacturers and their suppliers can simultaneously improve their financial performance, product innovation and quality while growing at a significant speed.