Welcome to the Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)

IHIF is a statewide trade association representing Indiana's health science business community.  The diverse members of the Indiana Health Industry Forum generate the collective voice of the state’s health and life science industry.  Our mission is to connect key stakeholders to: enhance business networks, advocate for member interests, develop workforce skills, and provide strategic vision in the interest of growing the state’s health industry economy and reputation.

Please explore our site for more information on IHIF and how we serve our members across Indiana.

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 IHIF Is Pleased to Support the Following Events


Registration Now Open!

2nd Symposium on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine

"Commercialization and Health Care System Engagement in

Regenerative Medicine: Disruptive Solutions for Unmet Medical Needs”

June 13, 2016 | 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Rathskellar/Athenaeum
401 E. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN

On June 13, 2016, Indianapolis will host its second Symposium on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, which will focus on two key areas: commercialization of cell therapy and regenerative medicine and healthcare system engagement with cell therapy and regenerative medicine.
The two Keynote speakers will be Dr. Michael May, focusing on commercialization practices that are being very successfully conducted in Canada at present; and Dr. Andre Terzic, focusing on the development of a Regenerative Medicine service line from his program at the Mayo Clinic. 

The program will also include a research poster display and networking dinner.

Full Event Agenda - Updated 6/9/16

Download event flyer here

 Poster Display

Attendees are invited to submit abstracts for a poster session which will be held concurrently and after dinner.  Abstracts may be both BASIC and TRANSLATIONAL, and abstract/poster awardees will be selected in each category.  Award levels will range from $250-$1,000.   Please submit your abstracts by e-mailing Michele Schlegelmilch at mdschleg@iu.edu.  Abstracts should be limited to one page, 12 point Arial font, and may include figures and tables.  
Sources for research support should be included on the last line of the abstract.  

Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, June 3.  
Abstracts will not be accepted after June 3

Information on the dimension of the poster will be provided upon acceptance of the abstract.

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 This program is presented by:

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana Health Industry Forum

 Sponsorship Opportunities Available - please contact Michele Schlegelmilch, IUSOM

Parking available at the Murat Main Lot - 501 Alabama Street.

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 14th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum
September 26-30, 2016
Hynes Convention Center Boston | 900 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115

The world’s largest event for temperature-controlled life science supply chains will return this year with extended topic focuses, session formats, speaking faculty and vendor options. Update and adapt your supply chain processes to tackle future challenges and ensure maximum compliance and quality at minimum cost. With constant evolving regulatory requirements across the globe, the 14th Cold Chain – GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum will help your company balance quality, risk and cost to achieve compliance and maintain product integrity.

IHIF Members receive 20% off rates with code: 14CCGF_IndianaHIF
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 NY Venture Summit
The 16th annual New York Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers.
Whether you are an investor seeking access to new early stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, New York Venture Summit is one event you won’t want to miss.

 This exclusive full-day Venture Capital Summit will feature:

    Venture Panels:  Hear more than 40 top tier VCs, Corporate VCs and Angel Investors on the key issues facing Investors and Startup CEOs alike. Industry experts will provide updated analyses and share their experience with the audience.

   Company Presentations: Discover more than 50 of the hottest early stage and emerging growth technology, life sciences and clean-tech innovators as they present live to leading investors.

    High-level Networking: Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.

Audience Profile: Venture Capitalists, angel investors, corporate VCs, CEOs, CFOs and other senior management of early stage and emerging growth ventures, technology transfer professionals and premium services firms.

 IHIF has made special arrangement for our network to receive a special discount of 10% off the existing"early bird" rates.

To Register now and receive the special discount as well as take advantage of the "Early Bird" discount rate, use the link and enter discount code "IHIFVIP": http://bit.ly/1oyNbNe
In addition to providing access to leading Investors, the conference will feature more than 50 pre-screened early stage companies seeking capital, and hardcore networking.
This conference will be attended by the best people in the industry. Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Get Noticed > Get Funded > Grow Faster
A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, Life Sciences/Healthcare, CleanTech and Edtech sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, Corporate Investors, and Strategic Partners.

Apply to Present / Nominate a company:

For more information or to be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots click here: http://bit.ly/1oyNbNe
Seed Pitchfest:
If you are a seed stage company seeking angel funding of less than $1M (and have raised less than $300,000) click here to apply for our Seed stage track sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

FEES: "Early bird" registration Savings Available for a limited time! Use Promotional code "IHIFVIP" and receive an extra 10% off.
Entrepreneurs: Regular: $395 | At the Door: $790
Investors: Regular: $495 | At the Door: $990)
Service Providers: Regular: $695 | At the Door: $1,390)

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016