Palmetto Biomedical is a medical device design & consulting firm located in Columbia, South Carolina. Palmetto was founded in 2007 by Dr. Lawrence M. Boyd, an international leader in medical device innovation with over 60 issued U.S. patents for medical devices and related procedures. Dr. Boyd is an experienced business leader & entrepreneur, having founded two medical device-focused ventures. He has more than two decades of experience leading product development, engineering and business development efforts for medical devices in orthopaedic and spine surgery. Palmetto provides a range of services in areas including product development & prototyping, intellectual property strategy, business development, venture due diligence, surgeon & staff training, and technical writing.