Medical Main Street’s INNO-VENTION Conference showcases to the world the merging and innovative products, technologies, and leaders from the life science and health care industries in Southeast Michigan. This year’s conference focuses on the interrelationship between medical devices and heath IT – including the impact of mobile technology.

Along with the Medical Main Street network, this event brings together synergistic expertise from world -class hospitals, universities, medical device and bio-pharmaceutical companies. The region is a global center of innovation for life science and health care- from education and research through to commercialization. Michigan is well-known for the design, engineering, prototyping, testing, and development of some of the most sophisticated manufactured products in the world. These capabilities are increasingly being applied to improving medical devices and approaches-attracting the attention of venture capitalists and investors.

With devices and technologies converging and partnerships forming, the medical community is vastly changing the way it plans and manages modern health care to stay vital and best serve the patient. Some topics for this year’s conference include:

  • Enabling Mobile Applications to Meet FDA Requirements
  • Impact of the Affordable Care Act
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Cyber Security
  • Medical Practitioners’ Wish List: Mobile & Wireless Technologies in the Office and Hospital
  • mHealth 101: Clearing the Fog on the mHealth Landscape
  • Medical Main Street’s Commercialization Competition

This event also includes a networking reception and luncheon, pre-arranged one-on-one meetings with hospital GPO’s (group purchasing organizations) and purchasing agents, and tours of centers of innovation.

In addition to an anticipated conference attendance of 600, this year’s event is expected to surpass last year’s reach with its global audience of more than 1,000 people who viewed the conference live stream on Detroit Public Television. Also, some 57,000 people joined the conversation through social media in the United States, Japan, Norway, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Panama, and Canada. Register today-and don’t miss out on the latest information, valuable relationships and business opportunities.

For more information, visit Inno-Vention 2013.