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2014 M+Visión Biomedical Innovation Conference

Driving Innovation to Achieve Healthcare Impact
June 3, 2014

Hosted by The Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium

Madrid’s healthcare innovation ecosystem faces an urgent and long-term challenge to create an environment that attracts, develops, and retains globally competitive talent in order to realize economic benefit. How can leaders of healthcare, academic, and industry organizations in Madrid collaborate to compete on the European and world stages? How can they create a regional ecosystem that fosters innovation activity? This conference will aim to propose answers to these questions and more.

The M+Visión Consortium aims to grow Madrid’s healthcare technology innovation activity, and to help stimulate knowledge-based economic growth. The 2014 M+Visión Conference will share practices from the MIT community and convene Madrid’s biomedical technology innovation leaders in discussion about the region’s evolving ecosystem, in addition to showcasing the Consortium’s progress to date.

Special guest



Lucía Figar de Lacalle

Consejera de Educación,

Juventud y Deporte

de la Comunidad de Madrid




Who should attend:
+ Academic and clinical leaders and managers in Spain’s healthcare sector building their organizations’ innovation capacity through cross-sector collaborations
+ Entrepreneurs and VCs building business in Spain
+ Public leaders opening new areas of economic growth and regional / global competitive advantage

Why attend:
+ Learn new practices for fostering biomedical technology innovation in healthcare and research organizations
+ Learn strategies for deriving economic benefit from biomedical technology research
+ Strengthen cross-sector relationships
+ Develop strategies to attract EU Horizon 2020 Framework funding


Registration now open: Register Now
- Standard Registration: €250
- Student/Post-Doc Registration: €25 (verification required)


About the Madrid–MIT M+Visión Consortium
The Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium is a partnership of leaders in science, medicine, engineering, business, and the public sector dedicated to catalyzing change in Madrid’s healthcare innovation ecosystem by accelerating translational research and encouraging entrepreneurship. It was founded by Comunidad de Madrid, through Fundación madri+d para el Conocimiento, in 2010, in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

About Fundación madri+d para el Conocimiento
La Fundacion madri+d para el Conocimiento (or, Madri+d Knowledge Foundation, pronounced “Madri-mas-d”) is a network that connects public and private research and regional associations, integrating academia and industry to improve the competitiveness of the Madrid region.

Fundación madri+d para el Conocimiento
La Fundación madri+d para el Conocimiento, dependiente de la Consejería de Educación, Juventud y Deporte, es una red que conecta a entidades públicas y privadas de investigación, integrando a las comunidades académica y científica, así como a la industria, con el fin de mejorar el perfil de competitividad de la región de Madrid.

Location

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The Westin Palace Madrid Hotel
Plaza de las Cortes, 7
Madrid 28014 · Spain

Visitor Information
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