BOSTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon is pleased to announce the return of fifth annual BIOMEDevice Exposition and Conference next week. The two-day event will be held on Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26 at the Boston Convention Center.
BIOMEDevice Boston provides medical device engineers, R&D, quality, regulatory, design, and manufacturing contact with hundreds of the industry's medical OEM contract service providers, suppliers and consultants. Developers can quickly evaluate and compare end-to-end manufacturing solutions in one single location. Every stage of the product development cycle is represented, from research and design through regulatory approval and end-product marketing. Exposition registration is complimentary to qualified members of the medtech community at www.BIOMEDeviceBoston.com.
About BIOMEDevice Boston
Offered in collaboration with MassMEDIC, BIOMEDevice is a unique forum bringing together world-class medical device designers, engineers, researchers and manufacturers to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design. The speakers from Abbott Vascular, Underwriters Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Texas A&M Institute for Preclinical Studies, Quintiles, Covidien, Smiths Medical and Orchid Design will address the current critical issues surrounding the medical device industry and focuses solely on the design and development of a medical device through a carefully structured series of interactive case studies, technology sessions, panel debates and keynote presentations.
Complimentary Medical Technology Presentations
Attendees can take advantage of daily supplier technology presentations at the Innovation Briefs Theater taking place within the expo hall alongside the exhibits. These 30-minute presentations run from 11:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. daily and cover a wide range of technologies. Among topics being presented this year are: Robotics, hyrdrogels, android tablets and phones within the medtech industry, and 2D barcoding.
One of this year's Innovations Briefs highlights is Thursday's "Understanding Quality Gaps to Target Medical Device Innovation" (April 26, 2012 at 12:30pm). Given by Conference Keynote Speaker Nora Illuri, CEO of Clarimed, this presentation discusses how to use data about medical device performance to identify market gaps and find opportunities for innovation. She will also introduce Clarimed's brand new web tool "DeviceMatters," the industry's only site that provides ground-breaking, detailed reports of industry-related adverse events. Developed by Clarimed for Qmed.com , DeviceMatters is exclusive information available only to Qmed users, providing reports for any device category or manufacturer.
BIOMEDevice Boston Expo admission also includes unlimited access to two additional co-located events, Design & Manufacturing New England and Electronics New England. Both events feature hundreds of additional suppliers, all available under the same roof.
BIOMEDevice Boston Exposition & Conference
April 25-26, 2012
Boston Convention Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
Marketing Manager, Medical Events
SOURCE UBM Canon