2014 details TBA. Details from 2013 below...

The MD&M Minneapolis Conference provides you with an essential toolkit, addressing the challenges engineers and innovators face today in successfully getting medical devices from concept to market. Let us help you unlock innovation, drive process efficiency, meet FDA expectations and achieve profitability goals.

Offering access to unrivalled thought leadership and expert insights, this 3 day conference will equip you with the practical guidance, critical debates, latest research and peer-to-peer exchanges - which will help your next project be a great success.

What's new for 2013?

  • INSPIRATION FROM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: We've secured 3 industry greats to elevate you with their stories of innovation without constraints in today's medical device industry
  • BIG IDEAS FROM INDUSTRY COLLEAGUES: We know that nothing beats hearing how others in the same role as you are tackling common challenges. This year you will hear from more manufacturers than ever before: over 80 speakers in total!
  • CONTENT FOR THE CARDIO ENGINEER: Presenting 3 days worth of conference content for the cardio engineer - covering innovations in implantable and cardiovascular devices, power management and coatings
  • NEW MASTER CLASS FORMAT: Can't spend a full day at the conference? Pick and choose from a new program of six 3-hour master classes covering essential topics - from power management to wireless technology
  • DRINKS RECEPTION: Network with your peers at the exclusive conference only drinks reception on October 28th, after day 1 of the conference

Agenda Overview

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Process Innovation
Regulatory, Quality and Global Developments
Product Evolution Development
Master classes

Design for success

Streamlining your processes and methodologies

Breakthroughs in new material technology, selection and management

FDA insights: Interpreting the regulations

Quality & Risk Management

Globalization: The challenges and solutions

Innovations in implantable devices

Developing cutting-edge cardiovascular devices

Start-up Accelerator
Supplier Management
Wireless and Mobile Technology in Medical Devices
Medical Device Sterilization and Testing Solutions
Power Management
Medical Device Coatings

Interested in developments in cutting-edge cardiovascular devices?

For those who would like to attend all cardio specific content, click here to download a run-down of what's on offer.

Keynote Speakers

Day One
Monday, October 28, 2013
Day Two
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Professor Bin He
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Dale Wahlstrom
President & CEO, LifeScience Alley and The BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota
- Opening Keynote Address:
Mind controlled medical devices -
- Opening Keynote Address:
Facilitating innovation: Where do you start? -


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"MD&M Minneapolis was an excellent show this year that was well attended, with lots of traffic. In just a couple of days many individuals from large medical device companies came by our booth." Kevin Rottinghaus, Regional Account Manager, Beaumont Technologies

"The show was productive and informative. MD&M presented great leads for our company. The structure and organization of the show was excellent." Stefani Foster, Inside Account Manager, TUV Rheinland of North America

"The quality of exhibitors and attendees at this location is always at the highest level." Robert Pelletier, Business Development Manager, Fluid Automation Inc.

"The MD&M Minneapolis show was a great combination of meeting our existing customers and potential new clients, especially in the Minneapolis area." Peg Beavers, Inside Sales, Biocoat, Inc.

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