Skolkovo to hold Innovations in Medical Technology conference

Skolkovo to hold Innovations in Medical Technology conferenceThe program of the Innovations in Medical Technology conference, which will take place in Moscow on April 2-3, 2012 at Baltschug Kempinski Hotel, highlights three fundamental principles of the innovation process in medicine: education, research and entrepreneurship. The conference is a continuation of long-term organizers’ commitment to implement the innovations in medicine, which ultimately leads to the extension and improvement of quality of life for patients.

The two-day conference is organized by Skolkovo Open University, the Skolkovo Fund, Elsevier Business Intelligence Group (editors of In Vivo, Start-Up, Medtech Insight, and The Gray Sheet magazines), and Life Sciences Angel Network.

The conference format brings together:

• The newest concepts in medical education
• Examples of technological advances in medicine and promising directions of development
• The experience of entrepreneurs and world-class venture capitalists assisting in building an international innovation ecosystem in health care.

The principal goal of the International Conference Innovations in medical technology is the consistent advancement of innovation in medicine, prolonging life and significantly improving its quality.