SOURCE: Elsevier Business Intelligence

Elsevier Business Intelligence

January 22, 2013 09:49 ET

Elsevier Business Intelligence (EBI) to Host Investment in Innovation (IN3) Medical Device 360 Degrees Dublin, April 16-18, 2013

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Jan 22, 2013) -  Elsevier Business Intelligence, publisher of "The Gray Sheet" and the medtech industry's leading provider of strategic partnership and investment conferences, announced today that it will host the 'Investment in Innovation (IN3) Medical Device 360° Dublin' partnering and investment conference on April 16-18, 2013, at the The Shelbourne Dublin. This special event will bring together a diverse group of medtech's key thought leaders -- from among Corporate Business Development execs, Venture Capital and Angel investors, Start-Up Entrepreneurs and Industry Pioneers -- to candidly discuss the critical issues that will define the future of all participants in the medical device space.

IN3 Dublin will feature presentations by more than 25 early-, mid- and late-stage start-up companies that are seeking funding and/or strategic partnership across the spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic device markets. The conference also will feature an outstanding agenda of panel discussions with expert guest speakers, including: Edward Andrle, VP Business Development, Sorin Group; Dennis Crowley, VP Corporate Development & Licensing, Covidien; Townsend Goddard, Director of Business Development & Strategic Planning, Stryker Corporation; Dr. Thomas Fogarty, Founder, Fogarty Institute for Innovation; Alan O'Connell, Ph.D., Partner, Seroba Kernel Lifesciences; Antoine Papiernik, Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners; Timothy Haines, Partner, Abingworth Management; Thom Rasche, Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital; John E. Milad, Investment Manager, NBGI Ventures; Ena Prosser, Partner, Fountain Healthcare Partners; Dr. Joey Mason, Partner, Delta Partners; and Simon Cartmell, Venture Partner, Imperial Innovations. Partnering software will be available to all registered attendees prior to the conference so that one-on-one onsite meetings can be pre-arranged. 

This two-day special event will benefit a wide variety of participants in the medical device sector: start-ups seeking investment or strategic partnerships, investment firms, VCs, mid-size and large medical device manufacturers, and service providers. Emerging medtech companies that would like to apply to present in Dublin should contact Kayleen Kell at 949-797-7142, or email

In addition to all of the customary conference benefits, presenting company CEOs will have the opportunity to be interviewed on camera, at no charge, for a 3-minute exclusive video in which they may discuss their company and technology. These interviews will be featured post-conference at, to which a link will be provided to participating companies for their unrestricted use; availability of these video interviews will be broadly promulgated within the medtech industry. All one-on-one interviews with presenting-company CEOs will take place at, and during, the IN3 Dublin conference and be organized by medtech PR/IR expert Ronald Trahan, President of Ronald Trahan Associates, Inc. Videotaping will take place on a scheduled basis only, on one day only of the event: Wednesday, April 17, from 13:00-17:30 local time. To schedule the free on-camera interviews contact, or call +1-508-359-4005, x108.

IN3 Medical Device 360° Dublin will be held at The Shelbourne Dublin. Event co-sponsors include Ronald Trahan Associates Inc., Aptiv Solutions, Enterprise Ireland, Eugene F. Collins, KPMG, Medmarc with The Hartford and Biomedic-Insure, Seroba Kernel, and marketwire. Visit for full conference and registration details. 

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 ( has offices in the U.S. in Bridgewater, N.J.; Norwalk, Conn.; Rockville, Md.; and Irvine, Calif.

Contact Information

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