Over 25 Orthopedic and Spine Start-Ups Will Present at BioMedGPS’ JointVentures All-Musculoskeletal Strategic Partnering and Investment Conference

IRVINE, CA–(Marketwire – May 19, 2010) –  BioMedGPS, LLC, the developer of the SmartTRAK Online Business Intelligence system, is pleased to announce that over 25 early- to late-stage orthopedic and spine companies will present at the upcoming JointVentures Strategic Partnering and Investment conference that will be held June 14th and 15th at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, IL, prior to OrthoWorld’s OMTEC 2010 conference.

“Our JointVentures conference will feature a wide array of presenting companies developing innovative products for all segments of the musculoskeletal industry,” reports Sharon O’Reilly, President and CEO of BioMedGPS. “From sports medicine, biologics and spine to diagnostics and pain management, all of these companies will have the chance to present their technologies to an audience of dealmakers from the major ortho/spine manufacturers and investment firms who are specifically looking for partnering and funding opportunities in this space.”

Among the companies confirmed to present include: Accelalox, Anulex Technologies, Articular Engineering, Bone Biologics, CoreSpine Technologies, Echometrix, Innovative Medical Device Solutions, Life Spine, LifeModeler, LRS Ortho, MTF Sports Medicine, NociMed, ORTEQ Bioengineering, OrthoCor Medical, OrthoPediatrics, OrthoX, ProChon Biotech, Small Bone Innovations, Soft Tissue Regeneration, SpineAlign Medical, SpineFrontier, and TissueGene, with more being added to the program regularly.

The JointVentures 2010 event will kick off with a keynote presentation by Dane Miller, PhD, Founder and former President/CEO of Biomet, titled “The Founding of Biomet, Then and Now.” Canaccord Adams Analyst Bill Plovanic will spearhead a panel on funding strategies; Stan Mendenhall of Orthopedic Network News will discuss orthopedic and spine pricing trends; and Charles Chon, analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners, will review the “State of the Orthopedic/Spine Industry.” The event will conclude with a regulatory and reimbursement panel moderated by Janet Webb, President of MEDVantage. Interactive workshops focused on “The New Golden Rules of Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation” will take place on Monday morning, June 14th.

Event sponsors include Medmarc and The Hartford Financial Services Group, Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers (MCRA), P&M Corporate Finance, OrthoWorld and their upcoming OMTEC 2010 conference, the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), and Marketwire.

To attend, sponsor or become a presenter at JointVentures 2010, contact BioMedGPS or visitwww.jointventuresconference.com.

About BioMedGPS, LLC
Founded by Sharon O’Reilly, Founder and former CEO of Medtech Insight and the In3 conference series, BioMedGPS provides online business intelligence and dynamic decision-making tools specifically designed for life science executives. Visit the BioMedGPS website for an online tour of the Company’s new SmartTRAK Online Business Intelligence platform, or call to schedule a live demo.

Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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