SOURCE: Southeastern Medical Device Association

Southeastern Medical Device Association

February 24, 2012 07:00 ET

SEMDA Announces Medical Device Companies That Will Present at the 2012 Conference

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Feb 24, 2012) - The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) has announced the companies that will present to attending investors at the SEMDA 2012 Conference. Presenting companies will have the opportunity to introduce their business plans and technology to venture capitalists, angel investors and corporations gathering from across the U.S.

The sixth annual SEMDA Conference will be held on March 13-14, 2012, at the Georgia Tech Center for Global Learning. Recognized as the premier gathering for the Southeast medical device industry, the conference balances presentations by medical device companies to investors with educational programs, 1:1 partnering and networking opportunities.

The companies selected to present are:

"This group of presenting companies is truly outstanding. The committee, headed by Ashley Hancock and Angela Sinton, focused on commercially viable technologies that offer innovative means of improving patient outcomes," said David Hartnett, SEMDA President and Vice President of Bioscience/Health IT Industry Development at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. "Within the biomedical field, medical devices remain one of the strongest areas for investors, and those attending the SEMDA 2012 Conference will be able to see why this trend remains powerful."

SEMDA recently announced that William H. Maisel, MD, MPH, Chief Scientist and Deputy Center Director for Science at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), will be a keynote speaker at the Conference. Dr. Maisel is responsible for providing leadership in the development, implementation, execution, management and direction of the Center's broad national and international biomedical science programs.

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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