Global Health Innovator Award

Transforming Equity and Access in Medtech (TEAMFund) is an organization that combines a non-profit side with an impact fund limited partnership, with a shared aim to expand access to affordable, appropriate and sustainable medical technologies that address unmet health needs in the world’s most resource-constrained populations. TEAMFund is co-founded and co-chaired by Timothy Ring, former CEO of Bard, and Kathryn Gleason, former senior partner at Morgan Lewis, and counts among their members the leading medtech companies worldwide. The Global Health Innovator Award will be presented by TEAMFund at The MedTech Conference 2019. Read more about it here.

Healthcare Tech Outlook

Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care. Healthcare Tech Outlook has been a pioneer in offering a learn-from-peer approach to the health care arena, offering technical advice to enhance both the overall health care landscape and assist individual care providers – from general practitioners and specialists to post-acute care organizations.

ICPD’s Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program

In conjunction with The MedTech Conference 2019, AdvaMed member companies will sponsor a training session for the Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech), September 21–25, 2019 in Boston, MA. The year-long mentoring program benefits baccalaureate and graduate students from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the MedTech industry, including Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, African Americans and Native Americans. Attending students are interested in careers in the medical technology industry. Scholars are paired with industry mentors who are executives at medical device, medical technology and consumer healthcare companies. Scholars learn about career opportunities in industry and receive career development coaching and also attend The MedTech Conference. For more information about SMDP MedTech please contact Scott May at or visit

MedTech Color

MedTech Color (MTC) is envisioned to be the destination for leaders of color in the life-saving medical device industry. We have three objectives: (1) Build and support a community of decision makers (2) Increase the number of people of color who enter and stay in MedTech as founders of companies and practitioners within the industry (3) Add value to the MedTech industry through thought leadership. Our invitation-only breakfast, held in conjunction with the world’s largest medical device conference, targets top leaders from within the MedTech industry including investors, company executives, and major law firm partners. Participants will learn more about MTC and how to execute strategies in meaningful ways to advance the representation of people of color in MedTech.

MedTech Innovator

MedTech Innovator is the industry’s nonprofit global competition and accelerator for medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. The organization’s mission is to improve the lives of patients by accelerating the growth of companies that are transforming the health care system. This year, the top 50 companies of the MedTech Innovator 2019 competition will participate in the MedTech Innovator Showcase, an on-stage interactive program held on the exhibit hall floor of The MedTech Conference. Four finalists will be selected to compete for the grand prize during the finals competition, and the audience will vote in real time for the MedTech Innovator 2019 grand prize winner. Learn more

Medtech Insight

Held in partnership with and during The MedTech Conference in Boston, the Medtech Insight Awards will honor and applaud those who, through their passion and unwavering commitment, are driven to cure, inform, minimize treatment burden, and make human lives better. Categories recognize achievements across the device and diagnostics industries, from technological innovations and partnerships, to emerging markets, to the more personal accomplishments of teams and individuals. Click here to find out how to enter and attend.


MVPvets will convene transitioning military veterans and industry mentors for an intensive workshop focused on critical recareering topics and networking opportunities at the conference. The mission of MVPvets is to assist, and prepare, transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies. With new health applications, and innovative consumer products being discovered and created daily, opportunities to support the science, technology, engineering, mathematics or business functions of life science organizations are vast. MVPvets brings veterans, mentors and employers together, through job matching, one-on-one mentoring, online learning and on-the-ground career-building endeavors. For more information, please visit: 

Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium

Pediatric Device Trials – Challenges and Opportunities
On October 4, one day before The MedTech Conference, join stakeholders from the industry, government, academia and patient groups for the nation’s leading pediatric innovation symposium where we will focus on unique challenges and opportunities related to pediatric device trials. Now in its seventh year, the one-day symposium, hosted by Children’s National Health System, brings together key leaders in the device space to stimulate pediatric device innovation and bring solutions to market faster for the benefit of children everywhere. Another highlight is the $200K “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids” competition. It’s a results-driven day that MedTech Conference attendees won’t want to miss.
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WEN is an international organization that elevates women in medtech by amplifying and connecting regional organizations to benefit patients, employees and industry. WEN and its partner organizations will be onsite to facilitate conversations that bring together diverse perspectives in pursuit of a better health care ecosystem. To learn more about WEN and its partners, visit

MedExecWomen is a global organization comprised of executive women across the medical device, diagnostics, digital healthcare and drug delivery industries committed to:

    • Achieving gender parity in leadership positions
    • Facilitating career and business connections
    • Enabling organizations to realize the full potential of their female talent

MedExecWomen proposes to achieve its mission through building strong business networks and recognition for women in medical device companies.

Founded in 1984, the Medical Alley Association supports and advances the global leadership of Medical Alley’s healthcare industry, and its connectivity around the world. MAA delivers the collective influence, intelligence and interactions that support Medical Alley, the global epicenter of health innovation and care.

MedtechWomen is a 501(c)3 organization that creates opportunities to highlight, connect, educate and inspire women in the Medtech industry. We seek to elevate women leaders by expanding their opportunities to speak and share their insights, be recognized for their contributions, strengthen their network, and facilitate solutions to challenges faced by the healthcare industry. In doing so, we will increase the representation of women in Medtech leadership and inspire the next generation of female leaders.