IEEE EMB Strategic Conference (POCT) 2019

Bethesda, MD

Unmet Clinical Needs Driving Technical Solutions

The sixth annual IEEE EMB Strategic Conference covered Point-Of-Care Technologies (POCT) for healthcare, which emphasized funding opportunities and the promise and pitfalls of the journey from idea to the patient.

The conference provided a strategic forum in which clinicians, industry experts, innovation experts, researchers and students examined how to define unmet clinical needs and successfully travel along the innovation cycle towards commercialization and patient impact. 

The overall goal of the strategic conference is to provide opportunities for stakeholders to explore collaborations and synergies to accelerate POCT technologies for improving global and deep space healthcare at an affordable cost.

Keynote speeches, panel discussions, a demonstration showcase and breakout sessions with leaders and stakeholders addressed clinical needs, mastering the process of innovation, funding, and more.