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Emerging technological innovations enabled by next generation sensors will define the landscape for the future commercialization of life changing products. The exponential growth of the global sensors market and the demand for next generation integrated systems is expected to reach $18 billion by 2018. Our international faculty of key industry and academic leaders will present the latest technological advancements of real-world applications within healthcare and emerging markets through our conference tracks, symposiums and tutorials.

Conference Track 1: HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS
Biological and Chemical Sensors for Healthcare Applications


Low cost materials and advances in nano and micro fabrication techniques within the manufacturing process have led to significant increases in the commercialization of biological and chemical sensors for healthcare applications. The increases in demand for diagnostics and measuring devices such as glucose monitoring, pacemakers and other implantables and wearables has helped to create a significant marketplace for this commercialization. This conference track will examine the latest advancements in research, development and engineering and will provide attendees with the state- of-the-art in biosensors development for healthcare.
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Conference Track 2: EMERGING APPLICATIONS
Biological and Chemical Sensors for Emerging Applications


Emerging applications for sensors in environmental, defense, energy and food safety applications have experienced enormous market growth over the last 10 years. This conference track will examine these emerging sensor markets and will showcase the latest technological advancements in materials, design, modeling and engineering.
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Tutorial 1: SENSOR DATA MANAGEMENT
Sensor Data Management for Healthcare and Emerging Applications


Critical to the success of the expanding sensors market is the management of the data created by the sensors within healthcare, environmental, energy, defense and food safety market sectors. To fully capitalize the value chain of the sensors market, integrating efficient strategies for the management of critical real time data is paramount. Leveraging the internet of things (IoT) in a cloud-based environment will make it possible to deliver highly accurate real-time sensor data that will change everything from diagnosing disease to advanced warning systems in the detection of a biological terrorist attack. This symposium will examine integrated real time sensor data management systems and it will highlight the latest advancements in creating value through data management
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Tutorial 2: SENSOR MARKET OVERVIEW
Sensing The Market Opportunity in Digital Health & Wellness


Successful commercialization of sensors in health and wellness markets is achieved when technological feasibility, economic practicality, and market need intersect. As the shift toward patient-centric health care continues with an increasing focus on early diagnostics, preventative approaches, and wellness, the new generation of devices shouldering the technological weight of this evolution increasingly deploy sensors to stay ahead of the curve. Making right choices regarding the market opportunity, business models, and pricing strategies in target markets is critical to successful commercialization; however, those decisions need to be made in early stages of development amid significant uncertainty. This tutorial will address current and future market trends and their impact on the size of the market opportunity in health and wellness, with a focus on developing a commercialization strategy that can bear fruits in clinical and consumer markets alike.
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Co-Located Symposium: IMPLANTABLE BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS
Wireless Charging & Communications for Implantable Medical Devices


The market demand for implantable biomedical systems continues to grow at a significant pace. Solving the technological hurdles of miniaturization, power supply and efficient interfaces between the implants and external devices is critical to the growth of the market. This symposium will examine the latest advances in manufacturing, wireless charging and communications for implantable biomedical systems from both a theoretical and practical standpoint.
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For more details on the meeting, or to submit a proposal for presenting, please contact the conference organizing committee:
Craig Wohlers
Executive Director, Conferences
Knowledge Foundation, a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute
Phone: (+1) 781-972-6260
Email: cwohlers@knowledgefoundation.com

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:
Sherry Johnson
Business Development Manager
Knowledge Foundation
Phone: (+1) 781-972-1359
Email: sjohnson@healthtech.com