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Cleared and on the Market

What does it take to turn an idea into a commercial product?

From navigating regulatory approval, to raising funding, to entering the market, life science innovations face unique challenges. Join us to hear three seasoned entrepreneurs share their experience developing medical technologies and successfully selling their product. While all three are life science companies, they have diverse product paths.

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Elizabeth Good Mazhari headshotElizabeth Good Mazhari

Investment and DEI Advisor (Consultant), TEDCO






Howard Carolan headshotHoward Carolan, MPH, MBA  

Co-Founder and CEO, CoapTech

The first FDA-cleared, ultrasound-based solution for bedside feeding tube placement.




Aaron Hsu headshotAaron Hsu

Co-Founder and CEO, ClearMask

The first and only fully transparent, FDA-cleared surgical mask optimized for maximum clarity and comfort.





Larry Tiffany headshotLarry Tiffany

CEO, Medcura

FDA-cleared products that rapidly stop bleeding independent of the body’s clotting cascade, and work on wounds of all shapes and sizes.





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