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A distinguished panel of multidisciplinary experts will appraise all technologies to identify emerging innovations with the highest potential to disrupt and transform cardiovascular healthcare. The rigorous review process relies on multiple metrics including unmet clinical need, technology differentiation, IP position/viability, biological proof of concept, regulatory pathway, and market impact.

Belson Amir

Founder at Neoguide Systems, Israel

Beyar Rafael

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board at Bio-T, Israel

Binur Yuval

Owner of Accelerated Technologies, Inc., New York City, USA

Edelman Elazer R.

Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, USA

Gershony Gary

Director of Cardiovascular Research & Technology at John Muir Health, USA

Granada Juan F.

President & CEO at Cardiovascular Research Foundation, USA

Lifschitz Eyal

Co-Founder & General Managing Partner at Peregrine Ventures, Israel

Lotan Chaim

Director, Heart Institute, Hadassah-Hebrew University. Founder and director - ICI Meeting. Interventional Cardiology, Israel

Marshall Kathleen A.

Founder and President at MAXIS LLC., USA

Papiernik Antoine

Managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners, France

Rothman Martin T.

Board Member at eVasc Neuro, USA

Rubinstein Karin

CEO and President of IsIsrael Advanced Technology Industries IATI, Israel

Schwartz Jonathan

Structural Interventional Cardiologist at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, USA

Schwartz Robert S.

Medical Director, Education at Minneapolis Heart Institute and Foundation, USA

Slepian Marvin J.

Professor of Medicine and BioMedical Engineering and McGuire Scholar in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, USA

Sokolov Dorit

Managing Director at aMoon, Israel

Tocchi Monica

Cardiologist, ISO AAMI Expert, Founder and CMO of Meditrial Global CRO, USA

Waksman Ron

Director of Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education for the MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA

Wijns William

SFI Professor of Interventional Cardiology at National University of Ireland Galway, Belgium

Yosef Sigal

Head of Life Science Innovation and R&D Incentives Center at EY, Israel