SOURCE: Elsevier Business Intelligence

Elsevier Business Intelligence

March 01, 2011 10:52 ET

Corporate Acquirers Such as Edwards Lifesciences and Stryker Will Disclose Their Goals for Dealmaking and Investing at Elsevier's 'IN3 Europe' Investor Conference in Paris, March 15-16, 2011

PARIS--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Elsevier Business Intelligence, the medtech industry's leading strategic partnership and investment conference-organizer, will host 'IN3 Europe' on March 15-16, 2011, at Pullman Paris Montparnasse Hotel.

IN3 events offer an unparalleled experience for emerging companies to meet and impress potential investors from many of the top-tier device companies and discerning healthcare investment firms from around the world.

One of the conference's highlights will be the opening panel discussion: "What Are Buyers Looking For in 2011?" This discussion will include: Stan Rabinovich, Vice President, Advanced Technology, Edwards Lifesciences; and Townsend Goddard, Director, Business Development & Strategic Planning, Stryker. The discussion will be moderated by David Cassak, Vice President, Content, Elsevier Business Intelligence.

An additional conference highlight will include be a VC Panel Discussion -- "Investing in Medical Technology: What Are the Hot Deals Now, and in the Future?" This discussion will include: Timothy Haines, Abingworth LLP; Lukas Guenther, Wellington Partners; Antoine Papiernik, Sofinnova Partners; and Arthur Franken, Gilde Healthcare Partners. This discussion also will be moderated by David Cassak.

Investment firms and corporate acquirers that have attended IN3 events in the past or who have registered to attend IN3 Europe include: Abbott Ventures - Abingworth Management - Accuitive Medical Ventures - Advanced Technology Ventures - Aisling Capital - Alloy Ventures - Apposite Capital - Arboretum Ventures - ATEL Ventures - Baird Venture Partners - Boston Scientific - Canaan Partners - Capricorn Venture Partners - CHL Medical Partners - CitareTx Investment Partners I - Covidien - Credit Agricole Private Equity - De Novo Ventures - Delphi Ventures - Delta Partners - Domain Associates - Earlybird Venture Capital - Early Stage Partners - Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners - Essex Woodlands Health Ventures - Forbion Capital Partners - Fountain Healthcare Partners - Gilde Healthcare Partners - Hercules Technology Growth Capital - HLM Venture Partners - Hunza Ventures - Index Ventures - Intellectual Ventures - InterWest Partners - Kearny Venture Partners - Leader Ventures - LifeLine Ventures - Life Sciences Partners - Matignon Investissement & Gestion - Medtronic - MPM Capital - NBGI Ventures - New Enterprise Associates - New Leaf Ventures - Nexus Medical Partners - Onset Ventures - Pappas Ventures - Prism Venture Partners - PTV Sciences - RCT BioVentures - River City Capital Funds - Safeguard Scientifics - Seroba-Kernel Life Sciences - Seventure Partners - Siemens Venture Capital - Skyline Ventures - Smith & Nephew Endoscopy - Sofimac Partners - Sofinnova Partners - Stryker Corporation - SV Life Sciences - Synergy Life Science Partners - Thomas McNerney & Partners - Trevi Health Ventures - US Venture Partners - Versant Ventures - Vivo Ventures - Wellington Partners - Western Technology Investment - Ysios Capital.

Additional upcoming IN3 events: 1) June 21-23, 2011, IN3 East, Boston, The Hyatt Regency; IN3 Summit, Oct. 26-28, 2011, InterContinental Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. For more information about IN3 events, please contact: Kayleen Kell at +1-949-453-0071, or email K.Kell@Elsevier.com.

About Elsevier Business Intelligence
Elsevier Business Intelligence, an Elsevier company, 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, Elsevier Business Intelligence 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. Elsevier Business Intelligence (www.elsevierbi.com) has offices in the U.S. in Bridgewater, N.J.; Norwalk, Conn.; Rockville, Md.; and Irvine, Calif.

About Elsevier
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