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May 20, 2014 16:01 ET

Investment in Innovation (IN3) Medical Device 360 Boston Features Panel on How Investors Pick the Best Medtech Companies

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - 'Investment in Innovation (IN3) Medical Device 360° Boston', the medtech industry's leading partnering event being held at Hyatt Regency, will be hosting an exciting keynote panel at its Investment in Innovation (In3) East event scheduled for Oct. 18-20 in Boston, MA.

Several leading venture capitalists will speak on the topic of "Medtech Investing: Hear What It Takes to Get a VC to Say Yes." Issues to be covered include assessing opportunities now that investors have to stay with companies longer; what the hot segments are in the medical device industry; how companies are getting their money; and what options are available to those companies. Panelists include Terry McGuire, Polaris Partners, Rafael Torres, Healthcare Leader, GE Ventures, Neil Exter, Third Rock Ventures, Antoine Papiernik, Sofinnova Partners, Paul McCreadie, Arboretum Ventures, and Aditya Puri, Zeraya Capital.

IN3 Medical Device 360° Boston will also feature presentations by 30+ early-, mid- and late-stage start-up companies seeking funding and/or strategic partnership across the spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic device markets. For a snapshot of companies, please see here.

2014 participating companies already include Baxter, Phillips, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, Polaris Venture Partners, GE, Third Rock Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, Zeraya Capital, Healthcare Royalty Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, SV Life Sciences, Ascension Ventures, CHV Capital Inc., Rex Health Ventures, MVM Life Sciences, and more.

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. The conference also will feature an outstanding agenda of panels, networking sessions and meet-and-greets with industry thought leaders discussing the most pressing issues facing the global device industry in 2014 and beyond. 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 Heej Ko at

Visit for full conference and registration details.

About IN3 Medical Device 360° Conferences
Investment-In-Innovation (IN3) Medical Device 360° Conferences have been regarded as one of the most exceptional medical device partnering events for the past 14 years. The conferences highlight early-to late state companies looking to meet and network with potential investors from the healthcare investment firms, to larger top-tier medical device companies for the purpose of funding, M&A, or strategic partnership. International industry experts discuss the most pressing issues during a variety of financing, business development, clinical/regulatory, reimbursement and emerging market panel discussions, presentations and networking sessions.

Contact Information

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    Heej Ko
    IN3 Medical Device 360° Conferences
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