Serving the Needs of Healthcare Entrepreneurs

Network with peers and industry partners involved in all aspects of the innovation commercialization process.

Our community is comprised of all types of healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, organizations, and investors.

  • Medical Device, Diagnostics and Drug Companies
  • Healthcare IT, Digital Health, Telemedicine
  • Medical Products and Related Medical Services
  • Service Support Organizations
  • Investors

Why Join?


Get Involved

Collaborate with healthcare entrepreneurs and industry professionals to gain access to information, expertise and funding from dilutive and non-dilutive sources.


Get Educated

Learn from industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs in the SoPE network through online publications and discussions, and educational and networking events.


Get Assistance

Empower yourself with tools to launch your idea to the next level using SoPE’s network connections, resources and information direct from healthcare industry experts.


Get Connected

Interact with like-minded professionals and industry partners ready to connect and collaborate at all stages of of the commercialization process.

Jeffrey N. Hausfeld MD, MBA, FACS

Message from the Chairman

SoPE Members and Supporters,

I am pleased to bring you the re-launch of the SoPE Newsletter that Dr. Arlen Meyers began and managed for several years. The new SoPE Newsletter will be published quarterly and will have a new Guest Editor for each edition, first starting with the members of the Board of Directors of SoPE. We will then offer the opportunity for Chapter Leaders and Industry Luminaries to serve as Guest Editors of the Newsletter.

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Upcoming Events to Check Out

SoPE Colorado

What’s this “bitcoin” and “blockchain” nonsense, and why should I care?

Thu Nov 01 @ 7:00AM - 09:00AM


We will provide a non-technical overview of blockchain and “distributed ledger technology” (DLT), discuss the role of cryptocurrency in open blockchains, and address some of the unique planning issues cryptoassets present for individual investors and financial custodians.

EBD Group

BIO-Europe 2018

Mon Nov 05 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM


This "must-attend" event is Europe's largest life science partnering conference. BIO-Europe's world-class workshops, panels and active exhibition along with thousands of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings make this event an unrivaled forum for companies across the biotech value chain to meet and do business. One event. Three days. Countless opportunities to engage with global life sciences partners.

SoPE Minneapolis

A Crash Course in Innovation & Human Centered Design Thinking

Wed Nov 14 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM


We are pleased to launch the Minneapolis SoPE chapter with this dynamic speaker, John McVea who will "unpack" health innovation and design.  A don't miss event for physician entrepreneurs, advanced practitioners, biomedical and engineering professionals interested in health innovation and medical device technology.

SoPE Portland

November Chapter Meeting

Thu Nov 15 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM


All in the biotechnology startup ecosystem are welcome and encouraged to attend. We would like to connect clinicians, any one that takes care of patients, with technology people to help our patients. We would love to have nurses represented! We will have an expert speaker, a 5-minute pitch, and networking.

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