Medtech Manufacturing
Innovation Conference 2019


Learn about the innovative new technologies and trends in manufacturing automation from the leading experts in intelligent automation, microfluidics, printed electronics, roll-to-roll dispensing and nano-scale liquid handling.

Who Should Attend

Professionals involved in the manufacturing and R&D of medical devices, microfluidics, diagnostic tests and healthcare consumables.

What You Will Learn

Leading experts from automation and related fields will present the upcoming trends in manufacturing automation and how they can be utilized to improve your production process.

Where It Is

MMIC takes place June 12 – 13, 2019 in San Diego California at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

The future of medical device manfacturing

The medical device and diagnostics market that is regularly exposed to new commerce. Manufacturers need to revamp and update their products to suit the season’s requirements. This conference looks at how innovation and the rapid advancement of technologies are transforming the medical device market.

Leading Experts

Learn about the future of manufacturing, intelligent automation and quality inspection. Hear how these technologies will help optimize the production processes of tomorrow.

Innovative Companies

Network with the industry leading companies in micro automation, optical sensors, quality inspection, packaging, nano-scale liquid handling and roll-to-roll manufacturing.

Production Site Visits

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to visit the production facilities of two top medical device and diagnostics companies located in the San Diego area.

Everything Is Included

MMIC registration includes access to conference, presentation material, exhibitor showroom, site visits, all meals and evening program.

Keynote Speakers


Mikko Uuskoski
Master of Science (tech.) / Doctoral Candidate
Managing Director, Beckhoff Automation Oy & Beckhoff Automation OÛ



Ove Öhman, Ph.D., HC
CEO, Astrego Diagnostics

An innovator and entrepreneur with 30 years’ experience in global life science companies including Pharmacia Biotech (GE), Åmic, Johnson & Johnson, Fiomi Diagnostics, and Trinity Biotech. Ove is currently CEO of  rapidly growing in vitro diagnostic company, Astrego Diagnostics, based in Uppsala, Sweden

Ove has a master’s degree in applied physics and received the Polhem Prize 2003. He has taken part in the creation of more than 40 patent families and was appointed doctor honoris causa in 2005 by Uppsala University.


Judy Muller-Cohn, Ph.D.
COO, BioFluidica, Inc.

Biotechnology leader moving scientific ideas to commercial products. Judy manages operations at BioFluidica overseeing commercial development of the company’s ground breaking technology to serve the growing need of the cancer diagnostic market. Previously, she founded, and for ten years was CEO, of a successful biotechnology company from idea to financing, product development, patenting, grant management, human resources, and business development.

Judy earned a Ph.D. in microbial biochemistry from Universite Paris VI and conducted her research at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France.


Ilkka Kaisto

Director at Printocent
VTT Finland


Matt Remnek

Branch Sales Manager
Cognex Corporation


Pilar Zimmerman

Sr. Manager, Continuous Improvement
Sekisui Diagnostics, LLC


Markku Känsäkoski

Co-founder and CTO

More speakers to be announced in coming weeks.

Conference Schedule

June 12, 2019

8:00 – 16:00

Agenda to be announced at later date.

June 13, 2019

8:00 – 16:00

Agenda to be announced at later date.


The Medtech Manufacturing Innovation Conference takes place June 12 and 13, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.

For registration and hotel booking details visit the registration site

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine



Early bird pricing $199

Includes access to conference, exhibitor showroom, breakfast, lunch and evening program.


Starting at $750

Corporate sponsorship includes commercial presentation, exhibitor space and full conference registrations.

Hosted by

Ginolis provide unique and innovative automation solutions for precision liquid handling and micro assembly to ensure high product quality in the medical device and diagnostic industry. The company offers modular automation platforms with extensive solutions ranging from standard products to customized systems. At the industry leaps to digital services, Ginolis’ automated production systems keep pace with the change and can be modified effectively to meet customer specifications and provide quality healthcare to patients.