Medical Technology: Our Future Diagnosis

Date(s) - 26 Mar 2013
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Spa

MIT Enterprise Forum Phoenix New Event: Medical Technology


Medical Technology: Our Future Diagnosis

Presented by MIT Enterprise Forum Phoenix and Arizona Commerce Authority

Arizona’s healthy future is vested in breaking new ground in medical technology. Our economy has close ties to investments in leading research institutions, innovative healthcare companies and consumer medical products along with advancing bio sciences. Startup resources, schools and collaborations are shaping medically-focused opportunities.  Join us to learn how forward-thinking companies are making improvements to healthcare delivery, prolonging life, delivering less invasive surgery, and bringing targeted drugs and therapies to market.

DATE:  Tuesday, March 26, 2013
TIME:  5:30PM Networking, Dinner, Entrepreneur Showcase and 6:30PM Medical Technology Program
LOCATION: Scottsdale Resort Hilton, 6333 North Scottsdale Road

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Join us to learn from leading medical technology companies including Matthew Likens, CEO and President at Ulthera, who secured venture capital funding for the start-up company, persevered through FDA regulatory challenges, persisted through the “Great Recession” to be one of Arizona’s medical technology success stories. Robert Bowser, Ph.D., will share his journey in launching the biotech company, Iron Horse Diagnostics. He will provide his tips and experience in finding funding for his startup. Robert Morocco, CEO from OrthoScan will discuss future opportunities and market trends in medical device and diagnostics.  Joan Koerber-Walker, President and CEO of AZBio, will bring us up to date on where Arizona’s bioindustry is today and what it will take to move up to the top tiers.


  • Lessons Learned in FDA Approval Process
  • 21st Century R&D
  • Raising Capital for Medical Technology
  • Patients, Providers and Data
  • Arizona’s Role in Medical Technology
  • Diagnosing the Future of Medical Devices


Click Here to Register Today! For further details about our upcoming Medtical Technology program, please visit


  • $45 for non-members and Entrepreneur Showcase
  • $40 for MITEFPHX members
  • $55 day of registration
  • $20 for AZBio Members, alumni, students and ACA Innovation Challenge applicants

If you are interested in participating in our exclusive Entrepreneur Showcase, click here.

This event is brought to you by MIT Enterprise Forum Phoenix and Arizona Commerce Authority. Our premiere program sponsors are Osborn Maledon, CliftonLarsonAllen, neubloc and Greater Phoenix Leadership.  Partner sponsors are ATIF, AZBio, CKS Advisors and MIT Club of Phoenix.


See you Tuesday, March 26!