|[August 19, 2014]
Colorado BioScience Association Announces 2014 BioWest Venture Showcase Finalists
DENVER --(Business Wire)--
The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) announces the 2014 BioWest
Conference, September 10, at the Marriott City Center, 1701 California
Street, Denver. The announcement is made by CBSA President & CEO April
Giles, who says, "BioWest is the Rocky Mountain region's premier medical
device and biotechnology conference that brings together the industry
for a one-day only conference that includes the Venture Showcase
The Venture Showcase finalists pitch their technologies and business
plans in front of a live audience at BioWest to a panel of bioscience
experts and venture capitalists. The winner, announced at the end of the
conference day, will receive a $7,500 cash prize.
The three finalists in the 2014 Venture Showcase competition include:
dBMEDx - Littleton
dBMEDx is developing breakthrough,
real-time clinical decision and patient monitoring devices using our
patented, non-invasive scanning technology. Visit: http://www.dbmedx.com.
KromaTiD, Inc. - Fort Collins
KromaTiD is dedicated to
creating new products for disease research, mutation detection and
chromosome analysis. Visit: http://www.kromatid.com.
Mighty Oak Medical - Englewood
Mighty Oak is developing a
prize-winning spine technology that features an affordable and
disposable option for surgical navigation. Visit: http://www.mightyoakmedical.com.
About BioWest 2014 | September 10, 2014
The BioWest Conference is a one-day event attended by more than 300
industry leaders, government representatives, executives, researchers,
investors and entrepreneurs.
The conference features speakers Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner
of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (her 'Update on the FDA'
keynote will occur at 4:45 p.m.) and keynote panelists; Jandel
Allen-Davis, M.D., Vice President, Government and External
Relations, Kaiser Permanente Colorado; James Hill, Ph.D., is
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Colorado
School of Medicine; Len Tacconi, President, HMR Weight Management
Services Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc.; and Russell
Slifer, Director, United States Patent & Trademark, Rocky Mountain
Regional Office. The full schedule of the day's events is found at: http://www.cobioscience.com/biowest/schedule.
Conference Registration is now open at http://www.CoBioScience.com/BioWest.
Rates for members start at $325 and $375 for non-members and
passes for the expo hall & reception only are $125 for members and $150
for non-members. Group rates are available for companies and
The conference also includes an Exhibit Hall with over 40
exhibitors showcasing new technologies, products and services to
New BioWest Pre-Event Sept 9: Digital Health Venture Showcase
In collaboration with the PrIME Health Collaborative, CBSA is
co-hosting the BioWest pre-event, the 2014 Digital Health Venture
Showcase on September 9 (1 to 9 p.m.) at CSU Denver, 475 17th
Street, 2nd Floor Atrium (this is the final pitch event for
the Finance Track of PrIME's Digital Health Challenge). The event will
feature a curated, vetted selection of pitches from the best and
brightest Colorado digital health companies. These finalist companies
will vie for a share of $50,000 in prizes awarded by PrIME in
partnership with the Colorado Health Foundation. To register, visit: http://cobioscience.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=487688.
Note: the final pitch event for the Access Track of PrIME's 'Digital
Health Challenge @ Denver Startup Week' is on September 17th,
where finalists will pitch live in front of a panel of health care
executives and a group of more than 100 interested onlookers. For more
information, visit: http://primehealthco.com/about/challenge/.
About Colorado BioScience Association
CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for
Colorado's bioscience industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA
actively works to promote the growth of the industry by advocating for a
better business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce,
fighting for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the
state, and speaking with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For
more information, visit http://www.cobioscience.com.
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