SOURCE: Southeastern Medical Device Association

Southeastern Medical Device Association

October 22, 2012 09:47 ET

Seeking Medical Device or MDDS Funding? Apply Now for SEMDA 2013

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Oct 22, 2012) -  Medical device and medical device data system (MDDS) companies seeking funding are invited to apply to present at the Southeastern Medical Device Association's (SEMDA) 7th annual conference to be held February 19-20, 2013, at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

Brian Patrick, CEO of CoolCore Biomedical in Elgin, Texas, attended the 2012 Conference. "The SEMDA conference was very helpful to us because it attracted very large, acquisitive, corporate partners and connected us with numerous new resources and investors," Patrick said.

Applications are now available at and are due January 9, 2013. There is no charge to apply, and the cost is just $750 for selected companies, which includes two conference admissions. Each accepted company will have a mentoring team of industry experts that includes an investor and a CEO, plus experts in legal, commercialization and finance.

A new addition to this year's program is the "Presenting Company SpotLight" award. The winner will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and announced at the end of the conference.

Selected companies will present to seed investors, angel investors, venture capitalists, private equity and corporations specifically focused on medical device investment and new technology acquisition. The 2013 conference will also feature informative programs, 1:1 partnering, a Gala Dinner and opportunities for attendees to make meaningful industry connections.

Recognized as the premier gathering for the Southeast medical device industry, SEMDA's conference offers opportunities for medical device companies to grow their business and make meaningful connections by bringing together professionals from throughout the Southeast to connect, learn and grow.

Early bird registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available. To register or learn more, visit or contact

The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a non-profit trade association that supports and promotes medical device companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides a unique resource and networking opportunity for medical device companies, inventors, physicians, and investors interested in accelerating the growth of the medical device industry in the Southeast. Through quarterly and members-only meetings, as well as its highly regarded annual Conference, SEMDA meets the needs of members of the medical device community. Learn more at

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