Newsletter - July 2014

Mass. Legislature Authorizes Panel to Study Impact of Medical Device Tax & Proposes Mitigating Policies

The Massachusetts State Legislature has completed its work on the Commonwealth’s FY’15 operating budget. Included in the final budget document is language that would establish a panel to study possible tax credits or incentives for the Massachusetts medical device industry to offset the negative impact of the federal medical device excise tax.  The original amendments […]

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Software Development for Medical Device Manufacturers – MassMEDIC Offers Two-Day Seminar

On Tuesday, August 5, MassMEDIC, in conjunction with Software Quality Consulting, Inc., will host an intensive two-day course, offering practical guidance and suggestions for developing software that complies with applicable FDA regulations, guidance documents and international standards.  Presenter Steven R. Rakitin, who has over 35 years of experience as a software engineer and 25 years […]

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Mark your calendar – MassMEDIC to host 18th Annual MedTech Investors Conference on November 7th

Speaker and Audience

Executives from area start-up companies will make their 10-minute pitches to investors and interested members of the MedTech community at MassMEDIC’s annual MedTech Investors Conference on Friday, November 7, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at UMass-Boston’s Campus Center.  Selection of presenting companies is now in process (see Call for Presenting Companies in this newsletter) and […]

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Call for Presentations: MassMEDIC 2014 MedTech Investors Conference

MassMEDIC seeks nominations of emerging and established medical device companies to make a uniformly formatted 10-minute presentation before an audience of potential investors, industry representatives and experts. If your company, or one that you know of, is interested in being considered as a presenter, please submit executive summaries to by August 1.  If you […]

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MassMEDIC Fall Program Calendar Taking Shape

We’re about one month from finalizing this fall’s program calendar of events for MassMEDIC members, but here’s a partial listing of what’s in store:  September 11 – Medical Device Manufacturing in Costa Rica – by invitation only  September 16 – Salary and Compensation Trends in the MedTech Industry8:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Mass. Medical Society, […]

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MassMEDIC Welcomes These New Members

Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE)
MassChallenge, Inc.

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Medtech Articles of Interest

Who Pays Your Doctor? Coming Soon to a Site Near You
India may alter medical device taxation that favors imports
A Recent Supreme Court Decision Made It Easier to Invalidate Vague Medical Device Patents
Nominations Open for Fiercest 15 in MedTech

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