• Acandis GmbH & Co. KG is a German, owner-managed medical devices company based in Pforzheim – the gateway to the Black Forest.

    We specialise in the development, manufacture and marketing of products for the treatment of neurovascular diseases. Our products are used by interventional neuroradiologists for the prevention and treatment of strokes.

    We see ourselves as a reliable, forward-thinking partner, supporting clinical users with innovative products for the neuro-interventional prevention and treatment of strokes – for the benefit of patients.

    Our work is focused on user-oriented research and development based on a sound knowledge of process technology – Engineering Stroke Solutions!
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  • Asahi Intecc develops and supplies high-quality medical products using an integrated in-house production system that covers everything from the selection and treatment of raw materials to the manufacturing of final products.

    For the field of neurology we have developed the CHIKAI series of guide wires, which all feature the ACT ONE composite core technology that ensures one-to-one torque transmission for optimal control.

    We also offer the guiding catheter FUBUKI, available in 4.2Fr, 6Fr, 7Fr, and 8Fr sizes. FUBUKI combines safety and back-up, two characteristics that are traditionally considered to be a trade-off. Safety is provided by the soft distal shaft and the radiopaque soft material used for the tip that is rounded on both sides. The reinforced proximal part of the shaft on the other hand generates back-up.

    Asahi Intecc is also active in the peripheral field, the PCI field and the abdominal field.
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  • BALT aims to be the Interventional neuroradiology Trusted partner physicians want to work with, by delivering only the best & breakthrough solutions in the endovascular treatment of neurovascular diseases worldwide
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  • Meet the new face of neurovascular care within Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices. The Codman Neurovascular business, including the recent acquisitions of Pulsar Vascular Inc., and Neuravi Limited, are now known as CERENOVUS. The new name derives from the Latin words for ‘new’ and ‘brain’.

    CERENOVUS has a bold vision to change the trajectory of stroke. Our promise to our customers is to continue pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in stroke care, so that stroke is no longer a life sentence for patients.
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  • We Kaneka is a Japanese medical device manufacturer and found in 1949, over 67 years ago in Japan. We have been engaged in the manufacture and sales of chemical based products.

    At Kaneka, we are infusing dreams into science to make real things that have never existed before, and we are creating a variety of new products and technologies that support the lives of people. We are a company that realizes dreams through science.
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  • We are pleased to inform you that the congress is COMPLIANT with MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.
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  • As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves thehealth and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeuticand economic expertise can help address the complex challenges — such as rising costs,aging populations and the burden of chronic disease — faced by families and healthcaresystems today. But no one can do it alone. That’s why we’re committed to partnering innew ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes.

    Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we’re now among the world’s largestmedical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in nearly 155+ countries.Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.
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  • MicroVention provides a complete 360-degree approach to developing neuroendovascular technologies for aneurysms, ischemic stroke, carotid artery disease, and neurovascular malformations worldwide. Additionally, our access product line is designed to be multi-compatible and customizable across each disease state to allow our customers to uniquely address the needs of their patients’.
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  • Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on interventional therapies.

    We design, develop, manufacture and market innovative devices. We have a broad portfolio of products that address challenging medical conditions and significant clinical needs across two major markets, neuro and peripheral vascular.

    The conditions that our products address include, among others, ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke and various peripheral vascular conditions that can be treated through thrombectomy and embolization procedures.
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  • Since its founding in 2005, phenox has been dedicated to developing innovative, breakthrough and clinically proven technologies and solutions for the treatment of neurovascular diseases. phenox's products are used by endovascular specialists to treat ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.

    The product range includes the pRESET Thrombectomy Device, the p64 Flow Modulation Device, the pCONUS Bifurcation Aneurysm lmplant and the pITA RX Neurovascular PTA Balloon Catheter and the pORTAL Guidewire.
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  • Rapid Medical is a company focused on the development of neurovascular interventional devices. It is the maker of Tigertriever – a one-of-a-kind, fully-visible, controllable stentriever that is adjusted to perfectly fit the dimensions of the intracranial vessel, and of Comaneci - the first-ever controllable aneurysm neck bridging device.

    Our products are made by utilizing our unique FlexiBraid technology to solve unmet clinical needs. Our proprietary braiding capability provides unprecedented flexibility in design and unparalleled device performance. We cherish a close connection with users and believe our technology can be utilized even further. We love to have conversations with physicians about their clinical requirements and ideas. So please feel free to contact us with any thoughts or questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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  • Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, offering innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine. Stryker’s Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions.

    The business is dedicated to providing innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes. Products include: stent retrievers, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.
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ALICE sponsorship opportunities are designed to provide each sponsor with the ability to connect with more than 250 attendees.

Sponsorship opportunities will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

We thank you for your continued support of our organization and the ALICE Course.
We look forward to another successful meeting !

For more information about sponsorships, please contact:
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How to find the venue?

Theater und Philharmonie Essen GmbH (TUP)
RWE Pavillon

Huyssenallee 53
45128 Essen




The venue with a special flair: The Philharmonie Essen in the historic Saalbau Essen is embedded in the ensemble of the city garden and the Aalto Theatre, right in the center of the city. By exceptional central location, the versatile space on offer and the first-class hotels in the immediate vicinity, the Philharmonie Essen is the ideal place for your event in a unique atmosphere.

The Rhein-Ruhr-Airport Düsseldorf International is only 20 minutes drive by taxi.

Congress Organization


cme4u GmbH

Denise Thom

60327 Frankfurt, Germany
Phone +49 (0)69- 25 62 75 00
Mobil +49(1525) - 450 14 22
Email: d.thom@cme4u.org

CME Credits

Please keep in mind that due to rules and regulations we can provide your CME credits and certificate only if you have filled in the evaluation form which you can request by email from the congress organization, Stanislava Kolkova s.kolkova@cme4u.org.

The certificate of attendance will be sent by email to you.


ALICE 2019 is certified by the Ärztekammer Nordrhein with 16 CME points. www.aekno.de


The accreditation for ALICE 2019 is applied by EBAC.