IHIF 20 years

Welcome to the Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)

The diverse members of the Indiana Health Industry Forum generate the collective voice of the state’s health and life science industry.  The Forum connects 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 how we serve our members.


 Leadership Members

Leadership Members


Happening Now at the Forum



 IHIF Is Pleased to Support the Following Events



 The New England Venture Summit

Where Innovation Meets Capital


 9th Annual Summit to feature over 40 VC speakers seeking new deals

We're pleased to announce the addition of Abingworth, OCA Ventures, MassCEC, Core Innovation Capital, Fenox Venture Capital, Flagship Ventures, Independence Equity, MTI Ventures, Polaris Partners, Vatera Holdings to our distinguished lineup of Top-Tier VCs confirmed to speak at The 2014 New England Venture Summit, being held on December 10th at the Hilton in Boston Dedham, MA. More to be announced shortly.

This exclusive venture summit will feature over forty leading VCs on timely panel discussions; presentations by more than 50 cutting edge innovators and high-level networking opportunities.

Partial list of VCs confirmed to speak includes:
Grant Allen, Senior Vice President, ABB Technology Ventures | Jim Andelman, Managing Partner, Rincon Venture Partners | Gil Beyda, Managing Partner, Genacast Ventures | Eric Bielke, Senior Investment Associate, Siemens Venture Capital | Sim Blaustein, Principal, BDMI Fund | David Blumberg, Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital | Steven Chrust, Managing Director, Centripetal Capital Partners | Andrew Clapp, Managing Partner, Arctaris Capital Partners | Charles Curran, Senior Director, Qualcomm Ventures | David Donabedian, Vice President, AbbVie Biotech Ventures | James Dugan, CEO & Managing Partner, OCA Ventures | Imran Eba, Partner, Action Potential Venture Capital | Rami Elkhatib, General Partner, Acero Capital | Kevin Ferro, CEO, Vatera Holdings | Alexander Galitsky, Managing Partner, Almaz Capital Partners | Rich Gliklich, XIR & Partner, General Catalyst Partners | Bosun Hau, Partner, MVM Life Science Partners | Laurence K. Hayward, partner, Independence Equity | Tetsuro Iwata, Senior Manager, MP Healthcare Venture Management | Shamez Kanji, General Partner, North Hill Ventures | Roman Kikta, Managing Partner, Mobility Ventures | Pat Kinsel, Venture Partner, Polaris Partners | Carey Lai, Director, Intel Capital | Al Lauritano, Director, Technology Licensing & Collaboration, BD Technologies | Jim Macdonald, Managing Director, First Analysis | Ignacio Martinez, Partner, Flagship Ventures | Vincent Miles, Partner, Abingworth | David Miller, Executive Managing Director, Clean Energy Venture Group | Praveen Sahay, Managing Director, Wave Equity Partners | Akhil Saklecha, Managing Director, Artiman Ventures | Cory Steffek, Managing Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures | Jason Tagler, Partner, Camden Partners | Sebastian Titz, Manager, New Ventures, 3M New Ventures | Tibor Toth, Managing Director of Investments, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center | Brent Traidman, General Partner, Fenox Venture Capital | Kathleen Utecht, Venture Partner, Core Innovation Capital | Geeta Vemuri, Senior Managing Director, Baxter Ventures | Sonali Vijayavargiya, Founder & Managing Director, Augment Ventures | David Ward, Managing Partner, MTI Ventures | Jan Westerhues, Investment Partner, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH | Keith Witek, Corporate Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, AMD Ventures | Tim Wright, General Partner, Grandbanks Capital and many more.

Sign up Today and Save 50% off the "at the door fee".

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 GDP Temperature Mgmt Logistics
IQPC’s 12th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum – taking place September 29 – October 3, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA  – brings 750+ supply chain stakeholders together to discuss today’s hottest topics in temperature control logistics for life science products, biotechnology and quality management. The largest event of its kind in the world, which also features the largest exhibition of 120+ solution providers for temperature controlled products, this is a must-attend!  Not to mention, the move to Boston that provides access to new supply chain stakeholders. As a media partner for this event, IHIF members/subscribers are eligible for 20% off at registration. Quote code 12CCGF_INDIANAHIF to ensure your discounted rate.  For more information, please click here.



 BIO2014 BIO Investor Forum
IHIF Member Discount Available
October 7th-8th, 2014
The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA                     

The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business roundtables and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and One-on-One Partnering meetings.
BIO One-on-One Partnering provides an opportunity to arrange meetings between investors; companies; and industry BD, licensing and therapeutic franchise heads.  
IHIF Members are eligibile to receive a $200 discount off the Non-Member early and regular rate to attend. Instructions are as follows:
•    Visit Conference Website
•    Enter your First Name, Last Name, Company, and Email
•    Enter code BIOBIF7 in the "Registration Code" box and select the "Start New Registration" button.
•    Follow online instructions and complete the required fields.
•    Select the "Finish" after reviewing your information.
An e-mail confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.
BIO also just announced the Buzz of BIO, recognizing the most innovative companies at BIF.  Do you know of an early-stage company looking for their next financing round, or a late-stage private company hoping to make the valuable connections needed to take their product to the next phase?
There are also a few presenting company slots remaining.  For details or to submit an application, click here .
For more information



 Mich Bio 

Visit with our Neighbors to the North at the  

MichBio Expo!

September 30 - October 1

The MichBio Expo is the largest gathering of bioscience professionals in Michigan, and MichBio as the statewide industry trade association, endeavors to bring the most timely topics and experts to insure a top-notch program.  This year, the theme is “Regulating Innovation: Advancing Access to Healthcare”.


The Keynote Speaker will be the FDA Commissioner, Dr. Margaret Hamburg.  A Plenary Luncheon will be headlined by Joseph Gulfo, MD, CEO of Breakthrough Medical Innovations and author of “Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Are Crippling Medical Advances”. In addition, the event will feature a Bio-Industry Town Hall, CEOs Unplugged session, track sessions in Human Health and Business Growth, and the Biosciences Emerging Showcase for start-ups seeking investment.


The Conference promises to be an incredible opportunity for knowledge-sharing, information gathering and networking.   See www.michbio.org/expo for a full view of Expo sessions and activities.


MichBio offers reciprocity - a member of a Midwest state BIO affiliate (e.g., BioOhio, IHIF, iBIO, Life Science Alley, NebraskaBio, BioKansas, MOBio, BioForward, IowaBio, NDBio, SDBio) can register for the MichBio Expo at a member rate. Contact David McGuire at (734) 527-9150 or david@michbio.org for MichBio Expo registration assistance.




Tuesday, September 23, 2014