Stream: Health, Public Health
Val is an experienced medical device professional and a Founding Partner of DTG, a medical product development consultancy based in Vancouver with core expertise in development of specialized medical devices. He is skilled in complex medical device design, project management, and ISO 13485/FDA QSR compliant Quality System development.
Val has extensive background in device only and drug-device combination product development in a number of therapeutic areas including ophthalmology, dermatology, interventional cardiology, and gastroenterology urology. He also has expertise in local and sustained drug delivery and associated devices.
Prior to DTG, Val was Senior Director of Device Technology at QLT Inc where he managed medical device development, manufacturing, and commercialization across multiple projects. Val completed his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Byelorussian Polytechnical Academy and is the co-inventor on 12 national and international patents and patent applications.