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Sponsorships for Medical Wearables 2021 are available. For further information and questions about sponsorships, please click here.


Gold Sponsor

3M Medical Materials and Technologies helps health care manufacturers design and build more reliable, innovative and feature-rich medical devices. Customers leverage 3M technical expertise to select materials and technologies that integrate together for their break-through medical industry, device innovations designed for improving or enhancing lives. 3M has over 55 years in the medical adhesive business and no one knows skin better than us. We understand the way it breathes, stretches, sweats and ages. We’ll help you find the right materials for your product and get your design to market, no matter what development stage you’re in. We believe the work you do makes a difference in people’s lives and we’re here to make it easier for you. With so many adhesive products available, it can be a challenge for design engineers to know which one is right for their project. FindMyAdhesive.com (https://www.FindMyAdhesive.com/Global/?hcbg-msd-meddevice-en_us-edu-pr-thoughtleadership-medwear-wp-ne21-na) is an online tool that uses a series of project-specific questions to identify a list of the most appropriate medical adhesive suggestions.


Gold Sponsor

DuPont™ Liveo™ is a globally recognized leader in silicone-based technology for a broad range of innovations in medical devices, biopharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical solutions. DuPont high-performance materials help create safer healthcare environments and protect the health of patients and healthcare providers worldwide. We help enable smarter healthcare and positive patient outcomes.With a broad range of proven and innovative technologies and a deep understanding of the interface between materials and skin, Liveo™ partners with key industry players to help develop next-generation smart patches for wearables. Liveo™ offers an extensive range of pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) and soft skin adhesives (SSAs) based on the benefits of silicone chemistry, such as biocompatibility, gentleness to skin, breathability, stretchability and patient safety.


Gold Sponsor

Rockley Photonics, a leader in integrated optics for high-density systems, has developed and delivered a highly versatile, silicon photonics platform specifically designed for the optical I/O challenges facing next generation sensor systems and AI applications. Rockley Photonics has successfully overcome significant technological challenges that have, until now, held back the broad adoption and implementation of integrated photonics in high-volume applications. The platform solves the key issues experienced by wafer scale silicon photonics to date, including full functionality in a single chip, handling and processing of large optical bandwidth, optimized integration with microelectronics and systems, and elimination of active precision fiber alignment. The integrated silicon photonics platform delivers low-cost, high-value wafer scale processing to photonics. It is key to many product opportunities in applications where Rockley has go-to-market partnerships including optical sensing and 3D laser imaging. Rockley’s platform is running in a large-scale foundry environment and chipset shipments to Rockley customers have begun.


Gold Sponsor

SilTerra Malaysia is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering a full range of process technologies covering our core business in CMOS technologies (advanced logic, RFCMOS, mixed signal and high voltage) to leading edge technologies in MEMS, silicon photonics, bio-photonics and power. SilTerra’s wafer fab has a capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month. SilTerra also offers MEMS foundry services and a unique MEMS-on-CMOS technology. Under the MEMS foundry services, we help customers realize working prototypes from their proof of concept, support the transfer or set-up of customer owned process and ramp-up to high volume manufacturing (all in one fab). With our MEMS-on-CMOS technology, we have the capability to build the MEMS devices on pre-processed CMOS wafers thus offering a “truly monolithic MEMS integrated solution”. This integrated technology provides a cost-effective, multi-functional chip with a smaller footprint. SilTerra provides proven silicon validated MEMS devices to our customers. SilTerra offers various MEMS on CMOS devices such as: pMUT(piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers), BAW and SAW (bulk and surface acoustic wave) resonators, optical micro-mirror arrays, zero level package (ZLP), nano-wires, and sensors. Applications include frequency control products, data projectors, finger print sensors, medical imaging and industrial sensors.


Gold Sponsor

Ximedica is a leading full service medtech-only product development firm and was recently acquired by Summit Partners. Summit Partners has formed a new company called Veranex with a mission to becoming the leading concept-to-commercialization medtech service solutions provider. Through the current acquisitions of four complementary solution providers — Ximedica, Experien Group, Quartesian, and Boston Healthcare Associates — Veranex combines the industry’s key pillars of design and engineering, regulatory, clinical, and market access into an overall comprehensive solution. Please visit us to learn more.


Silver Sponsor

Imec aims to be the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education.As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 75 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan.


Silver Sponsor

We design, develop and manufacture custom microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and assemble non-standard micro devices. We have 150 experts working at the ISO 13485 qualified MEMS Foundry and Micro Devices Facility. We offer MEMS prototyping, process development, manufacturing, as well as Micro Devices and assembly services.


Silver Sponsor

Silex Microsystems is the world’s largest pure-play MEMS foundry. The world’s most innovative companiesin the Sensors Everywhere revolution are reaching their markets sooner with Silex. MEMS process development requires deep specialized knowledge and expertise as a new device goes from concept to volume production. The industry’s most extensiveline of MEMS manufacturing capabilities combined with our responsive and collaborative team of experts will bring your project from inception to stable and reliable high-volume productionin the shortest possible time.


Silver Sponsor

“All designs. All materials. All applications.” Teledyne offers unmatched MEMS capability, from design to prototyping on 150mm wafers through to volume 200mm production. Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne Micralyne combine to collaborate with customers offering decades of experience across a vast process portfolio. Our deep expertise in materials and processes, combined with state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative R&D resources drive continuous improvement, learning, and innovation. Teledyne delivers a scalable suite of MEMS and microfabrication capabilities that allow customers to ramp up to meet their business development goals. We are a trusted development and manufacturing partner for process and product IP. Contact us to find out more.


Bronze Sponsor

Boston Micro Fabrication specializes in microscale precision 3D printing. The company’s microArch 3D printing system uses a proprietary approach to 3D printing called PμSL (Projection Micro-Stereolithography) that leverages light and enables the technology to produce the industry’s most accurate and precise high-resolution prints at an imperceptibly small scale for commercial manufacturers. The technology represents a true industry breakthrough by empowering product manufacturers to capitalize on the benefits of 3D printing without sacrificing quality or scale. Founded in 2016, BMF has offices in Singapore, Boston, Shenzhen and Tokyo.


Bronze Sponsor

Inviza WearaBLEs for Life™ are makers of Inviza®WEAR, which is a product line of self-recharging (energy harvested from body motion/heat) highly accurate wearable asset, health, fitness and location trackers concealed within your own apparel and footwear with our free Inviza®LIFE general wellness apps including SmartSteps™ and SmartCalories™, and a health sensor suite (e.g., body temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, blood oxygen saturation "% SpO2" and more) and GPS location, and our Inviza®CARE smart medical device subscription app upgrade with PredictiveWellness™ monitoring providing highly actionable health insights for all people who want to be healthy and fit. It's an early-warning health system with telehealth-based feedback. Inviza is a kathy ireland® Small Business Network | kathy ireland® Worldwide partner company majority owned, founded and led by women! Follow @invizawear on Clubhouse, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube. On LinkedIn, follow INVIZA® – Wearables for Life™ and join our LinkedIn group EH/IoT+Wearables with 5,800+ worldwide members. INVIZA is seeking investment from accredited investors, for more information please contact us at investor@inviza.com.


Bronze Sponsor

NanoFlowX is a nanotechnology solutions provider who strives on advanced and self-healing nanocoatings for electronic devices and components. These nanocoatings extend the life of electronics to make them more durable and reliable in any environment. Achieve IP68 ratings through our applications and protect against water, dust, corrosion, humidity, and bacteria. With over 5 years of research and development, certifications by third-party laboratories prove our coatings to be the most efficient and fastest method to weatherizing electronics. Protect electronics in as little as 2 steps and 2 minutes using our coating solutions. NanoFlowX stands ready to protect the next generation of smart devices around the world.


Research and Development Partner


The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS in Dresden, Germany, is your access to know-how, expertise and modern R&D infrastructure in the field of optical sensors and actuators, integrated circuits, microsystems (MEMS/MOEMS) and nanoelectronics. Fraunhofer IPMS is one of 75 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the leading organization for applied research in Europe. It is devoted to research of practical utility. Relying on 29,000 employees, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has a research budget of 2.8 billion euros.


Sponsorship Opportunities

For further information or questions about sponsorships, please contact Jessica Ingram at
jessica@microtechventures.com or call 360-929-0114.

Platinum Sponsor ($15,000) – includes:

  • Five (5) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Conference participant list (with contact information)
  • Opportunity to give a 10-minute talk during main conference session
  • Virtual exhibit booth with access to our AI-enabled matchmaking platform
  • Access to all live talks, recordings, and presentation slides
  • Access to the online AI-enabled matchmaking platform
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor, company logo and description on event website and matchmaking platform; marketing exposure through preconference email and social media promotions
  • Event promotions will reach 70,000 to 80,000 individuals in the medical, wearables, sensors, MEMS, electronics, and semiconductor industry segments.

Gold Sponsor ($10,000) – includes:

  • Four (4) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsor ($7,500) – includes:

  • Three (3) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor
  • Opportunity to give a 5-minute talk during main conference session
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor ($5,000) – includes:

  • Two (2) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Recognition as Bronze Sponsor
  • Opportunity to give a 5-minute talk during main conference session
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Online sponsor space is limited. Sign up today!


Past Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors from the 2014-2020 events.


Gold Sponsor

“All designs. All materials. All applications.” Teledyne offers unmatched MEMS capability, from design to prototyping on 150mm wafers through to volume 200mm production. Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne Micralyne combine to collaborate with customers offering decades of experience across a vast process portfolio. Our deep expertise in materials and processes, combined with state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative R&D resources drive continuous improvement, learning, and innovation. Teledyne delivers a scalable suite of MEMS and microfabrication capabilities that allow customers to ramp up to meet their business development goals. We are a trusted development and manufacturing partner for process and product IP. Contact us to find out more.


Gold Sponsor, Silver Sponsor

Micralyne is a leading independent MEMS foundry, and volume manufacturer of novel MEMS devices with over 30 years of MEMS development and manufacturing expertise. Micralyne’s fabrication solutions have been used in MEMS sensors for precise measurement devices, MEMS optical switching technology, lab-on-a-chip components, micro-needles, pressure sensors, gas sensors, accelerometers, thermal imaging sensors, and microfluidics. We are both ISO9001 and ISO13485 certified. Micralyne’s MEMS foundry model allows clients to access enhanced services such as validated MEMS technology processes and platforms, advanced packaging – WLP, TSV, TGV, discrete and custom sub-assembly services. This foundry model has successfully produced products for industries such as: bio-medical, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, telecom, and industrial sensors. Micralyne offers our customers a strategic partnership with deep technical knowledge and fabrication capabilities coupled with an integrated quality and project management support. Connect with us today and leverage our experience to manufacture your MEMS devices.


Gold Sponsor

WACKER is among the world’s leading and most research intensive chemical companies and is a worldwide innovation partner to customers in many key global sectors. Products range from silicones for automotive, transportation, aerospace and many other diverse industries; binders and polymer additives to bioengineered pharmaceutical actives and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. With around 16,900 employees, WACKER generated sales of €5.29 billion (2015). Headquartered in Munich, Germany, WACKER globally has 25 production sites, 21 technical competence centers and 48 sales offices. WACKER is represented regionally in North America by WACKER Chemical Corporation in Adrian, MI. As a technology leader focusing on sustainability and a Responsible Care® member, WACKER promotes products and ideas that offer high value-added potential to ensure a better quality of life based on energy efficiency and protection of the climate and environment. WACKER is certified to ISO 9001 and RC 14001.


Silver Sponsor

When you need custom MEMS & Micro Devices for your system, you can rely on our experts to really understand your requirements. Our 140 experts working at the MEMS Foundry and Micro Devices Facility follow a phase-gated approach to demonstrate feasibility and give proof of concept, develop the process to the required maturity level and manufacture your devices with the right quality.


Silver Sponsor

ULVAC Technologies, Inc. (ULVAC) was established in 1992 as the US subsidiary of ULVAC, Inc. Headquartered in Methuen, Massachusetts, ULVAC provides a broad portfolio of manufacturing equipment for the vacuum, materials and thin film industries. ULVAC's solutions diversely incorporate equipment, materials, analysis, and services for flat panel displays, electronic components, semiconductors, MEMS and general-industry equipment. In addition, the Methuen facility is equipped with a class-10 cleanroom for process development, customer demonstration and manufacturing of the ENVIRO solvent-free dry photo resist stripper and compound semiconductor materials etch systems. Other in-house services include foundry etch (for deep oxide and compound semiconductor materials), thermal processing, materials characterization, and vacuum pump/leak detector repair. ULVAC supports a variety of MEMS production technologies, for applications ranging from micro sensors to flow channel modules, optical switches, and bio-MEMS.


MicroGen Systems Medical Wearables

Silver Sponsor

MicroGen Systems, Inc. is developing a suite of products based on its proprietary piezoelectric vibrational energy harvester (PZEH) technology. These low cost, long lifetime (>20 years) Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) are micro-power sources that extend rechargeable battery lifetime or will eliminate the need for batteries altogether. Applications include consumer, military, industrial, automotive and commercial industries.


Bronze Sponsor

Holst Centre is an independent open R&D centre that develops technologies for next generation electronics systems. Holst Centre bridges the gap between industry and academia, advancing flexible electronics from lab to fab through robust roadmaps and programs. Working with industrial partners, Holst Centre co-creates innovative solutions for healthcare, automotive, and IOT. Holst Centre is an independent shared-innovation R&D Centre, founded by TNO and IMEC in 2005.


Bronze Sponsor

Valencell transforms the science of wearable biometrics to enable impactful health outcomes. Through innovative R&D and validated technologies, we develop breakthroughs and collaborate with wearables, hearables, and medical device companies around the world to deliver amazing results. Valencell’s biometric sensor systems are currently integrated into more wearable devices than any other technology provider in the world.


Innovation Sponsor, Silver Sponsor

When you need a custom MEMS device for your system, you can rely on our experts. Their expertise is to really understand your requirements, to show feasibility and proof of concept, develop the product and required process in a stage-gated manner and reproduce reliably and controlled.

As an innovation service provider, we want you to be successful in delivering innovations to the market, where they can matter to your customers and society as a whole. Our mission is simple: to accelerate the innovation of our customers, from start-up to multinational. Being globally active with more than 1,000 experts we can support innovation processes end-to-end, driving first-time-right designs and thus improving your time to market.


Simulation Sponsor, Silver Sponsor

OnScale is the world's first Solver-as-a-Service platform - a combination of advanced computer-aided engineering (CAE) multi-physics solvers with a scalable Cloud high-performance computing (HPC) engine. OnScale breaks performance barriers for engineers by providing near-limitless Cloud HPC resources to solve today's toughest engineering challenges. OnScale also breaks cost barriers for engineering teams of all sizes by providing world-class CAE multi-physics solvers and Cloud HPC on a subscription-based pay-as-you-go pricing model. With OnScale, engineers can run massive multi-million degree-of-freedom multi-physics simulations and vast numbers of simulations in parallel to optimize systems like ultrasonic transducer arrays for near-field 3D object classification for ADAS applications very quickly with minimal cost. Design studies that were once impossible with legacy CAE tools and on-premise HPC are now possible.


Program Sponsor

Sensera Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of specialized high-performance sensors, and modules. Sensera’s core expertise in MEMS-based technologies, is bringing custom devices from concept to market. Sensera provides end-to-end solutions and services in the rapidly growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT). Our technical staff have extensive experience in material science, MEMS and semiconductor process development, prototyping and volume production. In our Boston based MEMS and microfabrication facility we operate class 100, 1,000 & 10,000 cleanrooms for wafer processing and fiber optic and electro-optical micro assembly. We have QMS driven process development and manufacturing and the flexibility to develop and bring in new technologies.


Lunch Sponsor

Holst Centre is an independent open R&D centre that develops technologies for next generation electronics systems. Holst Centre bridges the gap between industry and academia, advancing flexible electronics from lab to fab through robust roadmaps and programs. Working with industrial partners, Holst Centre co-creates innovative solutions for healthcare, automotive, and IOT. Holst Centre is an independent shared-innovation R&D Centre, founded by TNO and IMEC in 2005.


Bosch Medical Wearables

Lunch Sponsor

Bosch has been active in the field of MEMS since 1988 and is one of the pioneers in the microsystem-technology. Several hundred different types – ranging from pressure and acceleration to yaw sensors – have since then been manufactured for the automotive industry.

Bosch Sensortec GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, dedicated to the consumer electronics world offering a complete portfolio of micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) sensors and solutions that enable mobile devices to feel and sense the world around them.

Bosch Sensortec GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, dedicated to the consumer electronics world offering a complete portfolio of micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) sensors and solutions that enable mobile devices to feel and sense the world around them.


mCube Medical Wearables

Lunch Sponsor

mCube is the provider of the world's smallest MEMS motion sensors, key enablers for the new Internet of Moving Things (IoMT). Virtually anything that moves can take advantage of a motion sensor, creating a huge market opportunity for MEMS manufacturers. By 2020, analysts predict more than 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet and a large percentage of those devices will be in motion. From smartphones to tablets, from gaming devices to augmented reality experiences, from smart clothes to wearables, a plethora of new applications are coming to market that will further transform the way consumers live and businesses operate.

To connect anything that moves to the Internet and monitor, analyze and deliver real-time insights from the data requires a brand new approach to MEMS inertial motion sensors. Requirements include: extremely small size, very low power, cost competitive, and high performance.

Small as a grain of sand, over 100 million units of mCube's MEMS accelerometers have already shipped for use in a range of smartphones, tablets and wearables. As one of the only private companies with the patented sensor technology needed to achieve the cost, size, low power and high performance needed for this growing market, mCube.


Firstbeat Medical Wearables

Lunch Sponsor

Body analytics for sports and wellbeing. Firstbeat analytics engine creates a digital model of physiological function based on heart beat data, enabling quantification of exercise and fitness, stress, and recovery, among other measures. Firstbeat powers more than 30 consumer products, ranging from heart rate monitors and fitness trackers to e-bikes. Today millions of consumers, hundreds of professional sports teams and thousands of corporate use Firstbeat to enhance their performance and wellbeing. Firstbeat technology is based on physiology research.


Lunch Sponsor

ROHM, a leading semiconductor component manufacturer, together with ROHM Group company Kionix, leverages the most advanced technologies to deliver a broad variety of products and solutions optimized for application needs in the automotive, industrial, consumer, and IoT markets. From Kionix’s high performance, low power accelerometers, gyros, and 6-axis combo sensors to ROHM’s unmatched portfolio that includes market-proven discretes, leading-edge sensors for wearables, smart agriculture, and machine health monitoring, wireless charging ICs compliant with the latest standards, and DC/DC converters utilizing breakthrough ‘Nano’ technologies, the ROHM Group is able to provide customers with a one-stop shop experience by offering complete solutions along with comprehensive support.


Breakfast Sponsor

Afore offers sensor test solutions for R&D and laboratory phase, high volume production and sensor post assembly testing. A modular inertial test system, METIS, was released in May 2017, bringing automotive grade accuracy available in sensor development phase. Afore is a forerunner in wafer level testing. Fully automatic probers with physical stimulus, AIOLOS and KRONOS, are available for environmental and motions sensors enabling sensor manufacturers to utilize all benefits of chip scale packaging technology. Tri-temp strip level test systems for inertial sensor provide the most accurate calibration in the industry for automotive ESC sensors. Established in 1995, Afore is the experienced partner in the area of sensor testing.


Breakfast Sponsor

X-FAB is the world’s largest analog/mixed-signal foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). The chips manufactured by X-FAB can be found in medical devices in which people trust for their health and recovery. We enable medical products for diagnostics, therapy and analysis. Our technologies are used in medical equipment where doctors and patients depend on reliable, accurate and error-free operation. In close cooperation with our customers we help to revolutionize the healthcare system through a wide variety of novel medical devices for monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Our open platform CMOS technologies enable personal medical devices from cardiac pacemakers and spinal cord stimulators to traditional and implanted hearing aids. Our sensors technologies allow to measure precisely almost all physiological parameters. Lab-on-a-chip applications including DNA sequencing, cancer diagnosis, and pharmaceutical research leverage from X-FAB’s portfolio of CMOS technologies and the capabilities to build microfluidic elements or interfaces. X-FAB has been supplying to medical companies for more than 20 years: we are your foundry partner for medical products.


Internet Sponsor

Silex Microsystems is the world’s largest pure-play MEMS foundry enabling the world’s most innovative companies to participate in the Sensors Everywhere revolution. MEMS development requires deep specialized knowledge and expertise as a new device goes from prototype to qualification to mass production. Silex is dedicated to bringing customers quickly, cost-effectively and reliably through the product development cycle with: expertise in rapid commercialization of MEMS products; innovation that delivers transformative MEMS manufacturing capabilities; responsive and collaborative partnering to enable customers’ success from MEMS project inception to production; proven, stable and high-volume MEMS manufacturing capacity.


Internet Sponsor

MEMS Foundry offers standard and customized bipolar and bicmos wafer foundry processes on 100mm and 150mm wafers. MEMS Foundry has the experience and expertise to develop custom semiconductor process flows around a MEMS smart sensor, resonator or optical device starting from a pure R & D concept to volume production. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, MEMS Foundry is ideal for customers who need to develop a full custom MEMS product requiring a unique process flow. MEMS Foundry offers Process Integration of many types of sensors requiring nonstandard process flows otherwise unavailable from high volume wafer fabrication entities. MEMS smart sensors are used in avionics, automotive, communications, computing, defense, medical, military, optoelectronics, telecommunications, space and wireless applications. Smart MEMS are built in USA which is an added benefit to customers with proprietary IP. Customers with special process needs and small volume runs are welcome. MEMS Foundry is a self-sufficient, vertically integrated wafer fabrication based in Silicon Valley. MEMS Foundry has recently upgraded its toolset capabilities with a 5X stepper capable of processing 250 micron to 700-micron thick wafers, two Ion implanters and several dry etchers. MEMS Foundry customers have the option for monolithic integration with BIPOLAR, BICMOS or CMOS as well as package-level integration. Fabless customers can take advantage of the rare set of semiconductor manufacturing capabilities at MEMS Foundry to develop and manufacture of a wide range of MEMS smart sensor products.


WANDA Medical Wearables

Networking Session Sponsor

WANDA is a remote monitoring healthcare analytics and management company for primary care patients with chronic diseases. The Remote Monitoring System (RMS) channels data from patients’ home to the WANDA analytics module which highlights to clinicians which are high risk allowing action to be taken before they have an adverse event, potentially reducing hospitalization rates.

WANDA brings to life personalized medicine combined with secure computing and revolutionary data-mining and analytics which represent a paradigm shift in modern healthcare. Globally, 75 per cent of all healthcare costs are attributable to chronic diseases, with heart failure, coronary vascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes amongst the most costly. In 2010, the United States spent 17.6 per cent of its gross domestic product on healthcare, whilst the United Kingdom spent 9.6 per cent. A 2011 report from the World Economic Forum further predicts that if there were no change to chronic disease management, overall global healthcare costs up until 2030 will result in a cumulative output loss of $47 trillion, roughly 75 per cent of global GDP in 2010.

WANDA is among the first movers in what will be a very large and fast growing market. The company is based in Silicon Valley and has an on-going collaboration with the Wireless Health Institute at UCLA. The clinical collaborators are currently using WANDA analytics on a research basis in seven major California hospitals, including UCLA, UCSF, Berkeley and Cedar Sinai.


Media Sponsor

Health Tech Insider is a website and weekly email newsletter that publishes information about mobile and wearable products and services for health and medical applications, as well as about enabling technologies such as printed electronics, energy harvesting, and wireless communications.


Media Sponsor

Inform. Inspire. Ignite! InnovatorMD is a healthcare innovation company, founded by Uli K. Chettipally, MD, MPH. Its main focus is to spread innovation from a physician's perspective through the written word, presentation videos, live events, and one on one consultations.


Media Sponsor

Sensor100 is an international network of people and organizations active in the development and commercialization of bio- and chemo-sensors. Sensor100 publishes a monthly eNewsletter and holds conferences on the application of sensors in healthcare, food and agriculture, and the environment.


MIPI Alliance Medical Wearables

Media Sponsor

MIPI Alliance is a global, collaborative organization comprised of companies that span the mobile ecosystem and are committed to defining and promoting interface specifications for mobile devices.

Sensors are experiencing rapid growth in mobile devices – reaching a critical milestone of 10+ sensors and 20+ signals per device. To compound matters, the digital interface landscape is fragmented and current standard architectures do not scale to reach future demands.

To address these issues in collaboration with the MEMS Industry Group (MIG), MIPI Alliance formed a Sensor Investigation Group that will further investigate requirements related to integrating sensors into mobile systems and review technical proposals against these requirements, with the goal of selecting a possible approach for a future Specification development effort.

To learn more, visit http://mipi.org/working-groups/sensor


MNX Medical Wearables

Media Sponsor

The MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange (MNX) has been providing services to the U.S. research community since 1999. We have completed over 2300 unique development and fabrication projects for our customers. We have thousands of MEMS and Nano process technologies available in our advanced processing facility, along with technical assistance from experienced and talented fabrication and process development engineers. MNX can provide a complete range of services to researchers who need a trusted partner at any project phase, including early-stage development, design and modeling, prototype fabrication, or transition to manufacturing. Contact us at www.mems-exchange.org to ask how we can help you quickly and affordably transform your concept from prototype to production!