The Ophthalmology Innovation Summit (OIS) was conceptualized and developed by ophthalmologist/venture capitalist Emmett Cunningham of Clarus Funds now Blackstone Life Sciences. To make his vision for OIS a reality, Emmett enrolled legendary venture capitalists, Bill Link of Versant Ventures/Flying L Partners to Co-Chair the summits. The addition of experienced conference producer, Craig Simak brought the event to life in 2009.
"The only thing that makes a difference in life is when one individual takes a risk and says, I'm willing to be wrong and fail but I'm gonna go for it!" John P. Berdahl, MD
The Ophthalmology Innovation Summits facilitate meaningful interactions and the exchange of information between clinical, capital and corporate leaders to accelerate the development and commercialization of novel therapies to address unmet needs.
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The OIS All Stars of Ophthalmic Innovation
This is the inaugural ranking of individuals working to transform the current state of vision care. The nominees will be reviewed by a committee of OIS faculty, advisors and journalists. Once selected, the list of OIS All Stars will be published and widely promoted. Nominate your colleagues & peers here.
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