CSI FOCUS Innovation

We invite you to join us for the device development workshop "CSI Focus Innovation" on Wednesday, June 19, aimed at the innovators among us: physicians, founders of companies, CEOs and corporations. We will discuss the monumental impact of the fast changing global environment, the new technologies that are required to meet the existing unmet needs, the fast changing regulatory approval map and much more.

Do not miss this highly informative workshop, focused on interactive discussions with an interdisciplinary faculty.

SPEAKERS, PANELISTS & DISCUSSANTS

Yuval Binur, Gry Dahle, Martin Chen, Sameer Gafoor, James Leiter, Richard Lilly, Rich Lindner, Florian Ludwig, Kathleen Marshall, Stefan Pilz, Sujith Shetty, Christian Wende, Helen Yang, Rafi Beyar, Nik Nikitin, Ganesh Sabath, Cheran Uthirapathi, Esther Novosel, Martin Leon, Todd Brinton, Nicolas Foin, Aidan Mulloy

 

PROGRAM
Session 1: A new era for innovation

Session 2: Artificial intelligence and other hot topics in device development

Session 3: Regulatory, geographic and clinical strategies & synergies
Session 4: Identifying unmet clinical needs 
Session 5: Start-up Competition 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

We will bring together different areas of expertise to discuss device development, innovation and the company side of devices, including inventors, engineers, company leaders, regulators, physicians and venture capitalists. Anyone with an interest in driving new medical devices forward should attend.
 

REGISTER

CSI START-UP COMPETITION

Applications for this award are open to start-up companies and should cover the unmet clinical need addressed, the feasibility of your technology, preclinical testing completed or planned, regulatory pathways and commercialization options. Submissions will be reviewed by our panel of discussants, comprised of experienced innovators, investors and physicians.

This year's winner will get €10.000 cash prize, and clinical research services worth another €10.000 (supported by Clinical Accelerator).

Last year, the winner of the CSI Innovation Award was Venock Medical GmbH (represented by CEO Terry Barnes) for their Vascular Closure Device For Large Bore Access.

This year, it could be you.

AWARD CRITERIA

Clear and large unmet clinical need

Proposed solution / device / technology

Existing market / competition / barriers to market entry

Intellectual property status

Current and proposed / future funding 

Regulatory pathways

Milestones

 

The winner of the CSI Start-up Award will be announced during the CSI grand opening session on Friday, June 21st.

SUBMIT HERE

 

Focus Innovation  is part of CSI Frankfurt 2024, the leading conference on catheter interventions in congenital, structural and valvar heart disease and heart failure, which will take place June 19 - 22 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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