Newsletter - September 2014

MedTech Showcase (formerly the MedTech Investors Conference) Set for November 7th at New Venue

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend this year’s MedTech Showcase (formerly our MedTech Investors Conference) on November 7th at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Dr. Thomas Fogarty, medical device innovator and serial entrepreneur, will be interviewed by David Cassak of Innovation in Medtech at the November 7th conference.

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Mass. Democratic House Candidate, Seth Moulton, Takes Stand Against Medical Device Tax

Seth Moulton, a Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District in Massachusetts is committed to oppose the medical device tax, if elected. Moulton is facing long-time incumbent Rep. John Tierney, in a September 9th primary.

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MassMEDIC Urges Swift Formation of MDET Panel and Action on Tax Policy

Last month, we reported that the Massachusetts State Legislature had authorized a panel of government and industry representatives to examine the feasibility of a tax credit to offset the negative impact the federal medical device tax is having on MedTech company operations. The legislation was signed into law by Mass. Governor Deval Patrick in late […]

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Calling all CFOs!

MassMEDIC has established a special forum for member MedTech company financial executives - CFOs, Comptrollers, Treasurers – that will meet on a periodic basis throughout the year to consider relevant topics to investment, tax policy and other issues. The Forum will be chaired by Lou Borrelli, CFO of Nova Biomedical.

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Upcoming MassMEDIC Events

September 11 - Breakfast Presentation on Medical Device Manufacturing in Costa Rica

September 16 - Trending Issues in MedTech HR – Job Market, Salary & Benefit Trends, Non-Compete Agreements

December 11 - FDA Update Featuring CDRH Deputy Directory Dr. Bill Maisel

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AdvaMed 2014 Only Five Weeks Away

As a Supporting Partner Organization of AdvaMed 2014, MassMEDIC is pleased to offer its members 20 percent off registration for the event, which will be held October 6-8, 2014, in Chicago.

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BU Seeks MedTech Representative on Internship Board

The Boston University (BU) BioScience Academy (BSA) is seeking an advisory board member from the medical device community to help with spring semester internships for its new students. The U.S. Department of Labor funds this four-year job training and education program targeting unemployed MA residents with professional resumes and an undergraduate degree to get back […]

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New MassMEDIC Members

Acera, Inc.

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MassMEDIC Resume Referral Service

MassMEDIC’s resume referral service provides members with information on and access to qualified and experienced MedTech professionals seeking employment opportunities in this sector. Each of these individuals has agreed to have his/her resume circulated in this fashion. Please feel free to initiate contact with them, if their backgrounds and experience are of interest to you. This month we feature Peter Fuchs, an experienced MedTech financial executive with international, business development and general management experience in fast growing entrepreneurial environments.

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MedTech Articles of Interest

Editorial: A Devastating Tax
Y-Combinator is Betting on These 7 Medtech Startups in 2014
Amazon's FDA Meeting Signals Big Healthcare Plans
VC Funding Soars, Strongest Second Quarter Since 1995

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