4th Annual Biomedical Entrepreneurship Program in Upstate South Carolina

October 4, 2008

Greenville, SC – October 3, 2008 – You are invited to the 4th Annual Biomedical Entrepreneurship Program in Upstate South Carolina. The event will be held on Friday, November 14, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Westin Poinsett Hotel, Greenville, South Carolina with a reception to follow. The program will focus on creation and growth of biomedical business opportunities. Now in its fourth year, the meeting is the annual one-stop shop to meet and connect with biomedical, clinical and regulatory professionals including technical entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, academics and IP attorneys.

Keynote Address by Dr. Marc Long, Director of Research at Stryker Orthopedics. Dr. Long will share an overview on early intervention strategies, an escalating focus of biomedical activity.  Come hear what one of the world’s largest medical device companies is thinking about future opportunities in treating tomorrow’s medical problems, today!

Additional Featured Speakers:

Andrew T. Calhoun, Associate Vice President, AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association)

Andrew “Drew” Green, Principal, NeoMedica, LLC

Tom Brooks, Founding Partner, Healthcare Capital Partners (Venture Capital)

Dr. Matt Gevaert, Commercialization Officer, CURF and CEO of KIYATEC, LLC


Featured Technologies: 

Four of the best medical device technology opportunities available for licensing from Clemson, MUSC, and USC  will be presented.

For more information about the event, go to www.sclaunch.org. Seating is limited – don’t miss out!

The event is hosted by Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF), The Clemson University Department of Bioengineering, SCRA’s SC Launch!, the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University.