Calendar of Events

SoPE educational programs, events and meetings

SoPE Seattle

From Zero to Success: Creating the Right Product Through Strategic Opportunity Evaluation

Wed Nov 14 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM


Successful innovation begins well before the launch of a traditional device development program.  In this first session of our four-part DeviceConnect series, you’ll hear from experts who have successfully navigated this Phase Zero and brought products to market.

SoPE National Capital Chapter

Outsourcing Clinical Trials...Where in the World is My CRO?

Wed Nov 14 @ 6:00PM - 08:30PM


Planning and execution of a clinical trial is one of the most important and daunting tasks facing any Biomedical enterprise. Topics of discussion will include Key Decisions Factors in Performing a Clinical Trial away from home, How you go about investigating potential CROs, and how you get the process started.

SoPE Minneapolis

A Crash Course in Innovation & Human Centered Design Thinking

Wed Nov 14 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM


We are pleased to launch the Minneapolis SoPE chapter with this dynamic speaker, John McVea who will "unpack" health innovation and design.  A don't miss event for physician entrepreneurs, advanced practitioners, biomedical and engineering professionals interested in health innovation and medical device technology.

SoPE Portland

November Chapter Meeting

Thu Nov 15 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM


All in the biotechnology startup ecosystem are welcome and encouraged to attend. We would like to connect clinicians, any one that takes care of patients, with technology people to help our patients. We would love to have nurses represented! We will have an expert speaker, a 5-minute pitch, and networking.

SoPE Colorado

Establishing a Competitive Advantage

Thu Dec 06 @ 7:00AM - 09:00AM


Most early stage technology ventures fail to get market adoption before they run out of money.  This discussion will identify the reasons for this recurring theme and provide strategies that can improve the odds of getting from idea to market traction. We will present proven tactics that successful early stage technology ventures have utilized to establish user adoption in mainstream markets.

AIMed North America

AIMed North America Shark Tank Competition

Thu Dec 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM


Do you see yourself as part of the next wave of digital disruption in healthcare? AI Med North America is inviting submissions from some of the most promising early stage start-ups from the healthcare eco-system to pitch to its very own panel of hand-picked expert Sharks. SoPE President & CEO Arlen Meyers will be co-moderating.


China Showcase at BioTech Showcase

Sun Jan 06 @10:00AM - 06:00PM


Capitalize on cross-border opportunities Access to workshops with industry leaders from China, US and EU. Keynotes highlighting industry trends, new investment and BD opportunities. Networking opportunities to engage with global life science partners. International audience of public and private companies and investors.

Demy-Colton & EBD Group

BIOTECH Showcase

Mon Jan 07 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM


Biotech Showcase™ is an investor and networking conference devoted to providing private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies with an opportunity to present to, and meet with, investors and pharmaceutical executives in one place during the course of one of the industry's largest annual healthcare investor conferences. Enter Promo Code SoPE300BTS to receive $300 discount.

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