The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is making medical device regulatory science history by being the first ever public-private partnership (PPP) with the intent of being a national 501c(3) operating in partnership with the FDA. LifeScience Ally, Inc. (LSA) leads the way with the CDRH to create this group for the sole purpose of establishing research collaborations to advance medical device regulatory science and improve health through the application of shared knowledge.