Here, there and everywhere: international participation at The MedTech Conference

Posted by Maggie Schwarz on May 23, 2017

Let’s put it simply: we want The MedTech Conference to be THE place where you can accomplish your business goals. It doesn’t matter if you’re a large company or a new venture, a medical device company a life science association, or anything in between - the opportunities packed into these three days are not something you can find elsewhere.

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Announcing our MedTech Meetup on May 31 in Palo Alto

Posted by Lauren Belisle on May 16, 2017

We have had the pleasure of holding The MedTech Conference in a number of cities across the country, including Minneapolis, San Diego, Chicago, Boston and Washington, D.C. Each year, we plan a few local events leading up to the conference to help build connections amongst the community and ensure that our annual event reflects the "flavor" of the surrounding area.

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Our Four Program Pillars for 2017

Posted by Lauren Belisle on May 12, 2017


Each year, our goal is to develop an A+ lineup of conference programming that is cutting-edge, informative and impactful. In the past, we’ve featured a number of panel tracks based on industry sector. This year, we’ve revised our approach, and each session at The MedTech Conference will fall under one (or more) of our four program pillars:

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Incubators could help medtech innovators hatch new products…and get them to market

Posted by Sarah Thomas | Deloitte Services LP on May 10, 2017

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This post is brought to you by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

To improve health care, it often makes sense to invest in innovations that build upon existing technologies and new approaches that address the many health conditions for which there are no effective treatments. Innovations that reduce costs and morbidity are especially welcome.

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Accomplishing Your Business Development Goals at The MedTech Conference

Posted by Lauren Belisle on May 9, 2017
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Between happy hours, events, meetings, LinkedIn messages, Twitter DMs and so much more, the number of opportunities for professional networking can be overwhelming and downright unruly.

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20 Ways to Get The Most Out of Your Experience at The MedTech Conference

Posted by Lauren Belisle on April 27, 2017


What are your business goals for this year? Identifying more revenue channels? Establishing additional partnerships? Securing investment? Recruiting top job candidates?

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Medical Device Companies: Your Biggest Risk May Offer Your Best Opportunity

Posted by Nancy Schwalje Travis on April 25, 2017

Note: this blog post was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse on February 1, 2017. 

When I talk with medical device companies with global business interests in my work as Vice President for International Compliance at AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association) about their concerns, ensuring a high standard of ethics while working with distributors is always in the top three.  Most companies, large and small, use distributors to access overseas markets, for a number of reasons: economies of scale, familiarity with local laws and customs, and simple language advantages. 

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Two Major Privacy Challenges Facing Medtech Companies

Posted by Christopher L. White, Esq. on April 18, 2017

Note: this blog post was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse on April 18, 2017. 


I recently sat down with Peter Blenkinsop, a Partner at DrinkerBiddle, an expert on data privacy and one of the panelists at our upcoming GMTCC Conference (Amsterdam, May 3-4), to get his take on the biggest privacy law challenges currently facing Medtech companies.


Peter pointed to two trends that are changing the Medtech sector and provided insight on how privacy and data protection laws may impact those trends:


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The MedTech Conference: Plenary Session Video Library

Posted by Jessie Fairbanks on April 13, 2017

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Did you miss out on previous conferences, or want a sneak peek at what you can expect from The MedTech Conference this year? Get an inside look at previous conference plenary sessions by accessing the Plenary Session Video Library. This database holds 10+ videos, over 450 minutes of key findings, and contains footage of over 30 industry experts.

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The State of Medical Technology in Silicon Valley

Posted by Jessie Fairbanks on April 12, 2017

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This year will be the second time The MedTech Conference is held in California, and the first time the conference is held in Northern California. San Jose is in the heart of Silicon Valley, and the surrounding area is a hub for medical technology - especially for digital health, start-ups, and the investor community.

We couldn’t be more excited to work with the Silicon Valley community and California Life Sciences Association to make this event a success.

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