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OCTANe and MassMEDIC to Showcase Area Start-Ups to Regional Investors

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Initiative will boost awareness and increase investment for qualified early-stage medtech companies

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – OCTANe, Orange County’s life science and technology accelerator organization, and MassMEDIC, a regional medical device cluster group, today announced that they have an … Read the rest

Massachusetts May Soon Have a Brexit Problem

From big manufacturers to financial firms with British outposts to everyday investors watching their 401(k) plans, the Massachusetts economy is likely to be hit by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union

MedTech Showcase 2016 – Call for Presenting Companies

This is the region’s premiere event for entrepreneurs, potential investors and partners to gather and learn more about the technologies and business plans of over 20 select emerging medtech companies. To have your company considered for a presentation slot at this year’s Showcase, please send a brief (no more than two pages) summary of your business plan by July 8 to info@massmedic.com

Survey: Blue skies behind a glass ceiling for women execs in medtech

By Fink Densford in MassDevice, February 2, 2016

A new survey of women executives in medtech reveals that while most feel they hold as much power as their male counterparts, they don’t see the same pay or opportunities for investment.… Read the rest

Medtech gets serious about cybersecurity

By Val Kennedy in MassDevice, October 6, 2015

The medtech industry is getting serious about cybersecurity.

At a recent seminar held by the Mass. Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), medical device executives, regulators and security experts discussed which systems and … Read the rest

Device Makers Take Note: Cyber Attacks Are Already Hitting Healthcare

By Marie Thibault in MDDI, September 29, 2015

… As more evidence that cybersecurity is becoming a hot topic for the device industry, an upcoming conference being hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), “Preventing the Unthinkable: Issues … Read the rest

Survey: Medical device execs don’t think patient increase will offset tax

By Don Seiffert in the Boston Business Journal, May 7, 2015

Executives at medical device companies say they’re more uncertain than ever that the boost in the number of patients who will use their products due to the Affordable Care … Read the rest

State remains strong in medical-gear field

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey in the Boston Globe, May 6, 2015

The Massachusetts medical-device industry maintained its position as the second-biggest cluster in the country, even as it lost 5 percent of its workforce, according to a new report.

The … Read the rest

MassMEDIC Scores First Member from China

CANbridge Life Sciences, Inc. Joins the MedTech Group

BOSTON, MASS. – March 30, 2015 – The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) announced today that CANbridge Life Sciences, Inc. will be the first Chinese company to join the group, highlighting … Read the rest

Can small medical device makers match up with the big companies?

By Lisa Eckelbecker in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, February 27, 2015

Sometimes, even technology geeks can’t get anyone to take their calls.

That’s why a medical device trade group is launching an effort to show some of the largest … Read the rest