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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 state continued to add companies, attract venture capital funding, and increase...

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MassMEDIC’s 19th Annual Conference Only Two Weeks Away!

This year’s MassMEDIC Annual Conference, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, will be held in conjunction with UBM Canon’s BIOMEDevice conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.   Program highlights include: Keynote speaker Dean Kamen to share developments from DEKA Research including the “Luke” robotic arm, which is intended to...

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Cong. Seth Moulton Co-Sponsors MDET Bill!

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2015 CONTACT: Autumn GouldNorthwind Strategiesautumn@northwindstrategies.com(617) 338-6601   Mass. Congressman Seth Moulton Co-Sponsors Medical Device Tax Repeal Bill  Danvers, Mass. – Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA-6) today announced his co-sponsorship of the Protect Medical Innovation Act, House legislation that would repeal the Federal Medical Device Excise Tax...

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MassMEDIC Holds First Women in MedTech Forum

Not Your Mama’s Healthcare Market: MassMEDIC Women in MedTech Forum   On Thursday, April 2, 2015, MassMEDIC held its first Women in MedTech Forum, where over100 attendees convened to explore the topic of disruptive technologies in medicine. The event featured special guest Robin Strongin, founder of Disruptive Women in Healthcare...

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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 the key role played by the state’s medical device industry...

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Interesting MedTech articles from this week.

To help members keep up-to-date on our dynamic and ever-changing industry, MassMEDIC regularly shares articles from leading MedTech trade publications on the latest trends and happenings. Below are select articles of interest that were published during the past few weeks.   Covidien Appoints New Board Members, Superbug Outbreak Expands This...

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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 medical device makers in the industry what the state’s small manufacturers...

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“Med Tech Match” brings Boston firms, SouthCoast suppliers together

By Steve Urbon in SouthCoast Today, February 11, 2015 In a small meeting room at the headquarter of the Buzzards Bay Coalition, medical device industry executives, local manufacturing managers and some local economic development officials did some speed dating. They got to know each other because there appears to be...

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Top Medtech Trends for 2015

Big Data, 3-D Printing and mHealth Top Trends for 2015 Industry experts have been busy predicting MedTech trends for the coming year, anticipating the latest innovations, forecasting M&A activity and funding, and foretelling how healthcare cost pressures will continue to impact the MedTech marketplace. Below are some of these trends...

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