Elsevier Business Intelligence to Host Investor Conference, "IN3 Medical Device 360 Boston", June 27-29, 2012

Published: May 09, 2012

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 09, 2012) - Elsevier Business Intelligence, the medtech industry's leading provider of strategic partnership and investment conferences, will host the 'IN3 Medical Device 360° Boston' investor conference on June 27-29, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Boston.

Investment in Innovation (IN3) Medical Device 360° Boston will feature presentations by more than 25 early-, mid- and late-stage start-up companies that are seeking funding and/or strategic partnership, developing products covering the spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic device markets. Presenters confirmed to date include Aerolase, CoolSpine, Harbor MedTech, MGI Medical, Neuronetrix, Poiesis Medical, Soft Tissue Regeneration, StnDrd Infusion, Thermimage, ThermopeutiX and Vertiflex. The event also will feature an outstanding agenda of panels, presentations and networking sessions with industry thought leaders discussing the most pressing issues facing the global device industry in 2012 and beyond.

Participating speakers confirmed to date include senior-level strategic decision makers from Ascent Biomedical Ventures, Boston Scientific, Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners, DePuy Mitek and Codman/Johnson & Johnson, Fidelity Biosciences, NGN Capital, NMT Capital, Novartis Venture Funds, Polaris Venture Partners, Siemens Venture Capital, Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, SV Life Sciences Advisers, Wright Medical Technology, and many more. Interactive panel topics will include: What Big Companies Want to See in a Start-Up Before Buying; Complying with the New Physician Sunshine Law; and, Medtech Investing: Hear What It Takes to Get a VC to Say Yes. In addition, Robert Pearson, president of W20 Group, will give a special Social Media Keynote Presentation, and a networking cocktail reception will be held the evening of June 28th. Partnering software will be available to all registered attendees prior to the conference so that one-on-one onsite meetings can be pre-arranged.

Emerging medtech companies that would like to apply to present in Boston should contact Kayleen Kell at 949-797-7142, or email k.kell@elsevier.com.

The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Boston, centrally located in downtown Boston. Co-sponsors to date include Ronald Trahan Associates Inc., AptivSolutions, Medmarc with The Hartford and Biomedic-Insure, UBM TechInsights, FreeMind, Scisive, Mass Medical Angels, Life Science Intelligence, and Marketwire. Visit www.IN3Boston.com for full conference and registration details. EBI will be hosting one additional IN3 Medical Device 360° event in 2012, its Summit-San Francisco, October 15-17; visit http://www.elsevierbi.com/conferences for more information.

About Elsevier Business Intelligence
Elsevier Business Intelligence (EBI), an Elsevier company built on the heritage of F-D-C Reports, Windhover Information and Medtech Insight, is a global information supplier providing business intelligence on regulatory, business and reimbursement issues that are vital to the healthcare industry. Through a range of products including publications, conferences, databases and reports, EBI places biopharma and medical device professionals, and those who focus on these industries, at the forefront of knowledge, by providing the perfect combination of news and information together with penetrating insight and analysis. EBI (www.elsevierbi.com) has offices in the U.S. in Bridgewater, N.J.; Norwalk, Conn.; Rockville, Md.; and Irvine, Calif.

Ronald Trahan, APR
Ronald Trahan Associates Inc.
508-359-4005, x108

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