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7th Annual UCLA Medtech Partnering Conference

March 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Description
The 7th Annual UCLA Medical Device Partnering Conference hosted by UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) on March 5, 2019, provides a unique opportunity for UCLA inventors, investors, and industry executives to establish new relationships for furthering innovation. The conference will feature industry and venture capital panels, and showcase recent developments from some of Southern California’s leading research institutions, as well as provide ample time for networking.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

8:30am REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

MORNING SESSION

9:30am WELCOME

Emily Loughran, Senior Director of Licensing & Strategic Alliances

UCLA Technology Development Group

9:40am KEYNOTE – HEALTHCARE VENTURE FINANCING AND EXIT TRENDS

Jonathan Norris, Managing Director Healthcare Practice

Silicon Valley Bank

10:00am EARLY INVESTORS PANEL

Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Gore Innovation Center, Health 2047, Innovate.org, Olympus Medical Systems Group, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

10:45am BREAK

11:00am UCLA MULTI-DISCIPLINARY RESEARCH INNOVATIONS AND INITIATIVES

UCLA Computational Medicine, UCLA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, UCLA Biodesign Program, Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP)

11:30 am SMARTER DEVICES/INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

Amgen, BD, Edwards Life Sciences

12:15pm LUNCH

AFTERNOON SESSION

1:00pm KEYNOTE—WHAT IT TAKES TO BRING INNOVATIVE MEDICAL DEVICES TO PATIENTS IN THE US: FDA PERSPECTVE

Murray Sheldon, Associate Director for Technology and Innovation Center for Devices and Radiologic Health

FDA

1:20pm UCLA INNOVATION FUND

2pm VALUE PURCHASING – VALUE PROPOSITION: THE NEW ELEVATOR PITCH

Jenell Paul-Robinson

Vice President, Clinical Value and Provider Relations

MedTech Innovator

2:15 pm UCLA START-UP SUCCESS STORIES

Avenda

Bruin Biometrics

2:45pm BREAK

3:00pm MEDTECH INNOVATOR AWARD WINNER

3:10pm START-UP FAST PITCHES

4:00pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION

5:00pm EVENT CLOSE

This event is held in coordination with the MedTech Innovator LA Pitch Event on March 4, 2019. Startups apply here by Feb. 1. If you are interested in serving as a judge for the LA Pitch Event, please email Tyra Dubose at tyra@medtechinnovator.org.

Venue

California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
570 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Phone:
3102674838
Website:
https://cnsi.ucla.edu

Organizer

UCLA Technology Development Group
Phone:
3107940558
Email:
innovation@tdg.ucla.edu
Website:
tdg.ucla.edu