The MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit San Francisco – November 2017 — Agenda

November 28th - 29th, 2017 Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport — Burlingame, CA


The San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley area are well-established as the global hubs for medical technology innovation and investment. In fact, California led the nation with approx. $4.4 billion in VC life sciences investment in 2016, according to the California Life Sciences Association. Make Plans Today to Join this November and Network with 400+ Top-Tier Medtech Decisionmakers!



Is your early-stage medtech company looking to meet high-quality investors or strategic partners? Our Innovation Summit San Francisco 2017 stage is your ideal chance to shine. More than 40 exceptional start-ups will present in all, and timeslots will sell out quickly - apply today!


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November 28-29, 2017

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010

The Premier Investment Event in the Global Medical Device Space   

The MedTech Strategist, which has produced two of the world’s most successful events in recent years for investors and emerging medical device companies, with summits in Dublin, Ireland and San Francisco, as well as a well-respected publication providing essential, impactful device industry perspective and insight, is proud to announce "The MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit San Francisco 2017," formerly known as the Emerging Medical Technologies (EMT) Summit. The two-day event is taking place this November 28-29 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, in the hub of medtech innovation and investment in California's Silicon Valley.

Innovation Summit San Francisco will be a top-tier forum for innovative emerging medical technology companies seeking investment, joint venture or other relationships to gain exposure to venture capital, investment bankers and large medical device companies for the purpose of potential investment and/or strategic partnership. It is organized as a two-day business partnering and networking event, featuring 40+ pre-screened start-up medical technology companies that will deliver 10-minute presentations, followed by meetings in private breakout rooms. The Summit will also feature thought-leading guest speakers, and plenary and panel sessions, all providing candid insight on topics of utmost importance to all stakeholders in the rapidly evolving global device marketplace. In attendance will be 400+ of the top medical device VCs and senior business development executives from California's vibrant Silicon Valley area, as well as many other parts of the U.S., Europe, Asia and around the world, in addition to management teams from many of the most promising start-ups in the global device space. 

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Program Highlights:

Presentations by 40+ Hand-Selected Start-Up Medical Device Companies seeking investment and/or partnership, followed by breakout sessions
Start-ups apply to present here – timeslots will sell out quickly!

Strategic, Venture Capital, Entrepreneur and New Funds Panel Discussions
Unparalleled access to top-tier global medtech VCs and entrepreneurs discussing their perspectives and investment strategies/experiences - hosted by The MedTech Strategist's Editors-in-Chief, David Cassak and Stephen Levin

Spotlight Sessions
Candid discussions with medtech thought leaders on a variety of timely topics impacting industry stakeholders from around the world

Networking Breaks, Breakfasts, Lunches, Evening Cocktail Receptions, and Much More


The MedTech Strategist, an information and investment conferences provider focused exclusively on the under-served medtech market, is led by managing partners and co-editors-in-chief David Cassak and Stephen Levin, along with a seasoned editorial team and staff. The company launched The MedTech Strategist, a publication broadly covering the most important topics and trends in medical devices today, in September 2014. Featuring a wide range of editorial offerings — from interviews with industry leaders to stories on leading companies, profiles of ground-breaking start-ups and analyses of dynamic clinical markets and technology trends — The MedTech Strategist, in 18 issues per year (40-52 pages per issue), provides not only insight on trends that our seasoned team foresees in the global device space, in most cases months before it is announced in the general press, but also puts this in context for you as you assess your current portfolio and business challenges. We provide you and your team with essential global industry perspective, including insight and analysis that is currently sorely missing in the medtech industry.  

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