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8th January 2024

Navigating JPM 2024; Top 10 medtech events to visit

San Francisco is ablaze with energy thanks to the 42nd Annual J.P. Morgan MedTech Conference, and we’re here to turn that spark into an explosive experience for you! Wondering who to connect with or what’s on the must-see list? Fret not – our navigation guide below has your back. 

Guided towards JPM excellence

Step into the lively ambiance of JPM, unfolding its magic from today, January 8–11, 2024. This friendly guide extends a warm invitation to explore the dynamic interplay of MedTech trailblazers, innovation enthusiasts, and investment visionaries.

Information about all of the events recommended in this guide can be found in the table below.


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01/08 – Lifeblood | Capital + Talent CEO-only Forum

Our guide begins with an emphatic suggestion: Visit our good friends at Lifeblood | Capital + Talent, whose strategic collaboration with Med-Tech World redefined MedTech boundaries last October at the Malta Summit.

Now, they’ve joined forces with Goodwin to curate an exclusive, invite-only event happening soon from 10:00 to 12:30 am at the Goodwin office, nestled between Union Square and the Ferry Building. With just 64 coveted spots, they are adhering to a strict limit of 64 attendees for an intimate and impactful experience. If you are a current MedTech Startup CEO and haven’t yet applied, try your luck and secure your spot promptly to ensure you’re part of this unique gathering, where MedTech visionaries unite and shape the future of the industry!

To add to the excitement, picture an assembly of world-class CEOs set to guide this open forum, featuring luminaries like Tracy MacNeal, CEO of Materna Medical; Amir Gross, CEO of Cardiovalve and Caitlin Morse, CEO of BrainSpace.

This extraordinary assembly is just the tip of the iceberg, with more heavy hitters already enlisted

Startup sparks: Innovation through pitching and investment 

“[Physicians] are going to look at you sideways if you ask them to align, but if you ask them to be the leaders and determine what the future will look like, they will rise to the challenge.” ‍- Lucy Hammerberg, MD, chief quality officer of Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill.

Med-Tech World, a pioneer in the field, has unfalteringly championed startups through years of impactful roadshows and events in Malta. Against this backdrop, we strongly urge JP Morgan Healthcare Conference delegates to immerse themselves in the following high-octane events.

01/09 – Present to CVC’s/VC’s/angels @ Norton Rose

Embark on an engaging journey where Pitch Global presents an exclusive opportunity to present to venture capitals, corporates, and angel investors. Co-hosted by Health Tech Partners of Norton Rose Fullbright, a prominent law firm. this event unfolds at 555 California Street from 1:30 to 6:30 pm.

01/09 –  The 4th Global IR Pitching

On the same day from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, this event offers a unique chance to pitch ideas in-person and engage with potential investors. Hosted by KoreaBIO, Sidley, and BioCentury.

01/10 –  Healthcare Investor Networking Event

From 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Fight Club, join a private gathering hosted by Open Future Forum. The event invites GPs, LPs, and fund managers to collaborate, featuring a panel discussion on the future of healthcare and investments.

01/12 –  82 Startup Summit 2024 Day & Night

For those extending their stay beyond the gathering, plunge into the colossal Korean startup event at the Plug and Play Tech Center, unfolding from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm. Here, founders and investors converge to exchange insights and broaden networks, creating a powerful confluence of groundbreaking ideas and lucrative investment opportunities that carve the future of MedTech and healthcare.

AI in Healthcare and MedTech

By the end of 2023, AI emerged as the unrivalled force that captured global attention, shaping the trajectory of innovation. As we leap into 2024, AI’s impact on healthcare and MedTech innovation remains unwavering, influencing generations to come. Ride the wave by visiting the following events.

01/10 – AI Digital Biology Labs (AIDBio) Revolution

From 2:30 to 6:30 pm at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, join in a transformative journey reshaping Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, and Personalized Medicine. Sponsored by industry giants, the event invites you to connect with leading AI experts, engage in passionate discussions, and gain insights into the profound impact of digital biology labs.

01/11 – AI Summit Series

Offering an evening of AI in Healthcare Panels and Networking Mixer, the event explores the role of AI in preventative care, patient outcomes, and drug discovery. Open to tech leaders, investors, and industry players, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm this event, organised by Trynco AI Summit Series, goes beyond traditional boundaries.

Current health trends and global affairs

Noteworthy global occurrences, like the recent COP28 UAE affirming a collective dedication to addressing climate-induced health impacts, highlight the interconnectedness of health and prevailing trends. Here are some on-theme events that caught our eye.

01/09 – All I Want is $100 Billion to Fight Climate Change

Taking place at CANOPY Menlo Park from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, kickstart the new year with a dose of climate optimism. Presented by NosTerra Ventures, this event invites you to explore innovative approaches to combat climate change. 

01/11 – Building and Scaling ClimateTech Ventures

From 6:00 to 8:00 pm, join the exploration of climate tech’s vital role, scaling strategies for startups, sustainable investing, and the journey towards a greener future. Featuring a dynamic panel discussion with founders and investors, an audience Q&A, and networking opportunities, this event provides insights from industry leaders shaping the climate tech landscape.

01/08 – Investing in Women’s Health 

Kick off JPM Week with a Networking Mixer advocating for women’s health at Fang Restaurant near SFMOMA from 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Hosted by Aquillius, this event gathers industry leaders, professionals, and innovators for a unique opportunity to expand networks, exchange insights, and explore collaborative possibilities.

Kickstart 2024 with Med-Tech World

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