Cardiovascular Technologies Highlighted at Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, Oct. 1-3


September 6, 2007

September 6, 2007 - Cleveland Clinic will host its fifth annual Medical Innovation Summit, an international gathering of healthcare, business and media leaders to examine trends in medical innovation and cardiovascular technologies, Oct. 1-3.

The summit will highlight the top 10 healthcare Innovations Cleveland Clinic clinicians and researchers expect to have a significant impact in 2008. The event also includes live surgeries to illustrate state of the art treatments for cardiovascular disease and in-depth debates on industry challenges.

This marks the fifth year Cleveland Clinic has hosted this international gathering of industry decision-makers to dissect advances revolutionizing healthcare and accelerate the application of life-saving cardiovascular technologies. The 2007 Medical Innovation Summit will draw 900 industry executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and clinicians.

CCF Innovations, the commercialization and innovation arm of Cleveland Clinic, organizes the Medical Innovation Summit, promotes innovation and is responsible for commercialization of all Cleveland Clinic technologies. CCF Innovations advances product-oriented innovation and transforms promising therapies, devices and diagnostics into beneficial medical products, via spin-off companies, licensees and equity partnerships.

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