The Difference


A first look at the early-stage work of Harvard-affiliated principal investigators.

Get an up-close look at research driving the next wave of healthcare innovation. The work of principal investigators across the Mass General Brigham network creates an insightful tableau of emerging discoveries to inform investment priorities. Meet directly with speakers following the presentations.


The industry leaders who select, invest in, and cultivate tomorrow’s breakthroughs converge for three days of exclusive meetings.

Join us in Boston, the epicenter of biotech innovation. Hear from industry CEOs, investment experts and Mass General Brigham clinical leaders. Mass General Brigham is among the most respected leaders in academic medicine.


Find opportunities to assess the speed and impact at which new technologies will become clinical realities.

Moving innovation into clinical practice depends on everything from robust research practices to prudent piloting to smart investing and partnering. The Forum program provides insight into these developments.

About Mass General Brigham

Mass General Brigham is home to one of the largest hospital system-based research enterprises in the U.S., with an annual research budget of $2.4 billion. There are over 3,700 ongoing clinical trials to accelerate bringing new treatments and therapies to our patients and the world.

The Mass General Brigham system includes five nationally ranked hospitals in U.S. News and World Report, a global authority in hospital rankings and consumer information. The 2023-2024 Best Hospital rankings include two Mass General Brigham Honor Roll-awarded academic medical centers and three of the nation’s leading specialty hospitals, along with top national honors for women’s health and psychiatry.

The five nationally ranked hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), McLean, Mass Eye and Ear, and Spaulding Rehabilitation each also earned high marks in multiple clinical specialties.

MGH and BWH are on the U.S. News “Best Hospitals” honor roll, and, for the second year, BWH earned the top honor in Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGYN), ranking #1 in the nation. McLean Hospital is ranked as #1 in the nation for psychiatry. Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital earned the #2 spot for rehabilitation and Mass Eye and Ear ranked #4 for ophthalmology and #7 for otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). In total, 11 unique specialties at MGH and BWH were recognized in the top 10 nationally.

Read more about the Mass General Brigham hospital rankings here.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, world-renowned in virtually every area of adult medicine, is a 793-bed teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Brigham and Women’s leadership in state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, patient- and family-focused care, patient quality and safety, and biomedical breakthroughs have improved the health of people around the world.

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. Mass General conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States and is the oldest and largest teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Mass Eye and Ear

Mass Eye and Ear, founded in 1824, is an international center for treatment and research and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Specializing in ophthalmology (eye care) and otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (ear, nose and throat care), Mass Eye and Ear clinicians provide care ranging from the routine to the very complex.

McLean Hospital

McLean Hospital is a world leader in mental health care, research and education. Offering expert care for all ages, McLean’s innovative research leads to discoveries that benefit people across the globe. Through educational programs for professionals and the public, McLean is improving attitudes about mental health while setting standards for mental health care worldwide.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is one of the most comprehensive medical centers in the western suburbs of Boston. Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a non-profit organization, offering patients a wide range of medical, surgical, obstetric, psychiatric, pediatric, and subspecialty care.

Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

Spaulding Rehabilitation includes Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, with a main campus in Charlestown, along with Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cambridge, Spaulding Rehabilitation Nursing and Therapy Center Brighton, and over 25 outpatient sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts. An acclaimed teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and home to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding is recognized as a top residency program in the U.S. in the Doximity Residency Navigator. Spaulding also was recognized by the 2023 Disability Equality Index as a “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.”

Harvard Medical School

Founded in 1782, HMS is one of the oldest medical schools in the United States and was ranked first among research-oriented medical schools in the 2020 rankings of U.S. News and World Report.

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