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3rd Annual HealthTech Venture Network Conference: Medical Device Innovation

October 29, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free – $100

Learn. Experience. Launch. HTVNC 2016 will highlight Medical Device Innovation around the globe. We will host exhibitors, key speakers, and host the 3rd annual ELEVATE competition.

The 2015 HealthTech Venture Network Conference (HTVNC) was an enormous success! Exhibitors, speakers, ELEVATE participants and attendees gathered in downtown Boston for a memorable 2nd annual conference. From the connected operating room, to stem cell research, to a robot that helps make vaccinations less stressful for children, HTVNC was a reflection of health-tech’s enriching diversity. Watch the highlight reel on HTVNC.com.



When is the conference exactly?

Saturday, October 29th 2016 from 7am to 1pm


Do I need a ticket / to register?

Yes, you must register to secure a ticket.


How much do tickets cost?

  • Early bird professional tickets are $50. They will be available until October 15th.
  • Professional tickets after that date are $100.
  • Student tickets are free with proof of student ID upon arrival.

What is the dress code?

Business Casual


Will food be served?

There will be breakfast available before the speakers begin


What kind of topics / industries are the focus of the event?

The highlight of this year’s conference is Medical Technology Innovation. Other topics we’re encouraging are Digital Health, Patient Education, Telemedicine, 3D Printing, Data Analytics, Nutrition and Wellness, Fitness & Wearable, Diagnostic Imaging, and Robotics, to name a few.


What is the format of the conference?

There are expert speakers sharing the latest in their field, and there is a pitch competition for students and entrepreneurs with exciting ideas for health-tech businesses.


Can you tell me more about the pitch competition?

It’s called ELEVATE, and it’s a shark-tank style pitch competition. Basically an entrepreneur gives a 1-2 minute pitch and presentation to the audience and a panel of judges. At the end, the panel decides who to award a prize to based on their pitching ability and the merit of their idea.


What is the prize for ELEVATE, the pitch competition?

Last year business consulting, mentorship & a cash prize of $500 was awarded to each of the two entrepreneurs who won.


Who are the speakers?

They are experts in the healthcare and technology industries. We are still accepting and reviewing applicants and will be making decisions and announcing the agenda by October 15th.


Who sponsors the event?

The event is primarily sponsored by KICVentures, a health-tech fund, SpineFrontier, and AxioMed, which are both medical device companies. We have additional sponsors at lower tiers. If you’re interested in sponsoring the event you can email contact@htvnc.com.


How can I / my company become more involved?

  • There are opportunities to exhibit at a 6 foot table for $500 or a cafe table for $250. Applications are available on our website, or you can email contact@htvnc.com.

You can discuss opportunities for sponsoring the event with our Program Coordinator by emailing contact@htvnc.com.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?



Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not, we can check your name off our attendees list.


What is the refund policy?

Tickets are not refundable.


October 29, 2016
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free – $100
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The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St
Boston,MAUnited States
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