MassMEDIC News & Press Releases

State Legislative Alert – An Act Relative to the Digital Right to Repair


A bill that would permit third parties to repair a range of electronic products and have access to diagnostic information as well as OEM-sanctioned parts, is the subject of a hearing on Beacon Hill on September 26. The bill, … Read the rest

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


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

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

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

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.

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 … Read the rest

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.

HEALTH CARE REFORM IMPACT: New Report Shows Major Shift in Innovation Focus for Medical Device Companies

MedTech Companies Also Cite Job and R&D Reductions Because of New Device Tax

350+ MedTech Execs Attend Annual MassMEDIC Conference

BOSTON, MA – May 8, 2013 – Medical device companies across the region are shifting their focus from doctors to … Read the rest

MassMVP program to kick off Thursday with boot camp at UMass Boston

Massachusetts Medical Technology Veterans Program to provide training, connect veterans with mentors in medical technology industry

Contact: Angus G. McQuilken, MLSC Vice President for Communications and Marketing
Phone 617-921-7749 Email:

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) and the Massachusetts … Read the rest

MassMEDIC Lauds Enactment of “Gift Ban” Corrections

BOSTON, MA – July 5, 2012 – Tom Sommer, President of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), today praised the enactment of corrections to the state’s “gift ban” law contained in the FY13 budget just signed by Governor Deval … Read the rest