36 of the Most Promising Early-Stage Vascular Device Companies will be Featured at Medtech Insight's 'in circulation: Strategic Partnering and Investing in Circulatory Medicine' Conference in 3 Weeks.NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Medtech Insight, a division of Windhover Information Inc. and a leading provider of business information and analysis on the medical technology industry, has announced that its "in circulation: Strategic Partnering and Investing in Circulatory Medicine" conference on April 27, 2005, in Chicago, will feature presentations by 36 innovative emerging vascular technology companies, representing the newest and brightest the industry has to offer, seeking strategic partnerships, funding, and/or acquisition.
"in circulation," being held at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, will be the first specialty-specific investment and partnering conference focusing on early-stage companies developing products for such high-growth segments as interventional cardiology, stroke, peripheral vascular disease Peripheral Vascular Disease Definition
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Among the early-stage companies confirmed to present at "in circulation" are: Allvivo Vascular, AzERx, CardiacAssist, Cardiac Output Technologies, Cardiac Power, Cardio3, CardioLa, CHF CHF
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The program will be kicked off by a keynote presentation by cardiac device entrepreneur Manny Manny may refer to:
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"in circulation" will also feature a timely, interactive panel discussion titled "Turf Wars: Who Will Take Hold of New Technologies?" The session will feature a group of industry expert interventionalist and surgeon panelists, led by the leading cardiovascular clinicians/event co-chairs Michael J. Mack, M.D., chairman, board of directors at The Cardiopulmonary Research Science & Technology Institute and director of Cardiovascular Services, director of transplantation at Medical City Dallas Hospital Medical City Dallas is a hospital located at 7777 Forest Lane in north Dallas, Texas (USA). It is operated by Hospital Corporation of America. External link
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Event co-sponsors include Boston Biomedical Associates, Business Wire, Medmarc and The Hartford, Ronald Trahan Associates, The Medtech Group, and Windhover Information.
Don't miss this opportunity of the year to partner, invest and network with the industry decision-makers driving the development of advanced circulatory medicine technologies. To register, call Kristy Grimes of Medtech Insight at 480-985-9512, e-mail email@example.com, or register on the Medtech Insight Web site, at http://www.medtechinsight.com/confregister-incirc-01A.html.
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