MassMEDIC News & Press Releases

Jobs, R&D Cuts are Likely Steps to Deal with Device Tax Survey of MedTech Execs Shows Anticipated Impact of Impending Medical Excise Tax

Survey of MedTech Execs Shows Anticipated Impact of Impending Medical Excise Tax

BOSTON, MASS. – March 14, 2012 – Job cuts and slashing of R&D budgets are two of the likely options the state’s medical device companies will take to … Read the rest

Deep Pressure Vest to Help Those with Autism Among Medical Innovations Presented to Investors

VC Audience Assesses Pitches at Annual MassMEDIC Investors Conference

BOSTON, MASS. – Nearly 350 medtech investors and medical device business leaders convened at UMass Boston today as 23 of the area’s emerging medtech companies presentedtheir cutting-edge technologies and business plans … Read the rest

State’s Medical Device Sector Raises Issues with FDA

Impact of Policies Key Topic at Boston Forum With Agency Head

BOSTON – July 11, 2011 – The head of the state’s medical device association today raised key issues of concern with the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration … Read the rest

Report Shows Medical Device Industry Exports Growing at Twice the Rate of All Others in State Combined

State is nation’s second largest employer of people in medical device industry

BOSTON (May 3, 2011) – A new economic analysis released today shows exports from the state’s medical device industry growing at twice the rate of all other sectors … Read the rest

Medical Device Industry Presents Latest Technologies to Investors; Senator Scott Brown Kicks Off Event

Cutting-Edge Technologies Include a Treatment for Wound Healing, Tissue Regeneration and an Organ Preservation and Transport Device for Donor Organs

BOSTON, MASS. (October 8, 2010) – Representatives from 16 of the region’s emerging medical device companies convened at UMass Boston … Read the rest

Survey Reveals How New England’s MedTech Industry Plans To Deal With Device Tax

New Data Also Shows Device Execs Feel FDA Approval Process Should Stay As Is

BOSTON (May 4, 2010) – Over 300 medical technology and device leaders met at UMass-Boston today to discuss the factors impacting the industry, including those highlighted … Read the rest

State’s Medical Device Industry Presents Latest Innovations to Investors and Venture Capitalists

Revolutionary Treatments for Severe Emphysema, Gum Disease and Various Forms of Cancer Featured at 11th Annual MedTech Investors Conference; Boston Healthcare Associates’  Charles Matthews Provides Update on Health Care Reform

Boston, Mass. (October 2, 2009) – Representatives from the … Read the rest

Massachusetts Medical Device Sector Ranked 2nd Largest in Nation

Study Also Reveals Massachusetts #1 in Venture Funding Raised per Capita

BOSTON (May 5, 2009) – Massachusetts has maintained its standing as one of the largest medical device clusters in the country, ranking second only to California, with 39 publicly … Read the rest

New Medical Devices Presented to Venture Capitalists and Industry Leaders at MassMEDIC Event

Revolutionary Treatments for Spinal Cord Injuries, Orthopedic Diseases and Infertility Featured at 10th Annual MedTech Investors Conference; Mass. Life Sciences Center’s Susan Windham-Bannister Provides Update on Life Sciences Initiative

Boston, Mass. (November 14, 2008) – More than 400 venture … Read the rest