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MassMEDIC Works to Expand MedTech Supply Chain in Massachusetts

With the support of MassDevelopment, MassMEDIC is embarking on a six-month campaign to increase awareness of the capabilities and resources of Massachusetts-based second and third tier manufacturers. The project will focus on three areas of the Commonwealth known for their supply-base depth – the Berkshire area; Greater Worcester; and the...

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Berkshire event aims to connect local suppliers, medical manufacturers

By Tony Dobrowolski in the Berkshire Eagle, January 31, 2015 The Berkshire Innovation Center won’t open until next year, but programming for its membership has already begun. On Thursday, the center co-hosted an event at which representatives of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council launched the MedTech Match program in...

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Call to Action – Medical Device Tax Repeal Bill Introduced

It appears as if both Houses of Congress will pass legislation authorizing the repeal of the Federal Medical Device Tax (MDET), originally approved as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. The MDET, a 2.3% tax on the sale of domestic sales of most medical devices, is expected to raise...

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MassMEDIC’s MedTech Showcase

MedTech legend, Dr. Tom Fogarty, shared his views on early-stage company financing at MassMEDIC’s MedTech Showcase. The conference also featured a panel discussion on using the biopharma model for financing medtech ventures. Over 300 representatives of the medtech community attended.

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Switching on the Social Media in 2015

MedTech executives are increasingly relying on online sources, such as blogs, LinkedIn and Twitter, for news and information on our dynamic and ever-changing industry. In recognition of this trend, MassMEDIC will cease publication of its monthly e-newsletter and turn to social media as its primary electronic means of communication with...

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MassMEDIC MedTech Showcase to Feature 20 Company Presentations & MedTech Legend, Dr. Tom Fogarty – November 7

Plan to join us for the region’s premier event for emerging MedTech companies. Program highlights include:

18 ten-minute presentations by leading MedTech start-ups; MedTech M&A Activity Report; Panel Presentation - Funding Innovation in MedTech: Lessons from the Biopharma Industry; David Cassak interviews Dr. Thomas Fogarty; and a presentation on reimbursement strategies.

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Reach MedTech Decision Makers Through a MassMEDIC Event Sponsorship

Raise visibility and generate interest for your business by sponsoring an upcoming MassMEDIC event. With over 350 members representing manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions and academic health centers, MassMEDIC provides an ideal forum for companies to promote their products and services among the region’s MedTech community. For information on sponsoring a MassMEDIC event, please contact MassMEDIC President Tom Sommer at

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November/December Calendar of Events – Seminars & Webinars!

November 21 - Successful 510(k) Clearance: Strategies for Winning Substantial Equivalency Arguments

December 5 - MassMEDIC Webinar: What's an IC-DISC and How Can it Save Your MedTech Company Tax Dollars?

December 9 - MassMEDIC Webinar: The Business Case for Patenting Mobile Medical Apps and other Medical Device Software - Followed by 30 Minutes of IP Attorney - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

December 11 - FDA Update – in conjunction with ASQ – New England Biomedical Discussion Group & RAPS

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MedTech Articles of Interest

“Med-tech Innovation Happening at Speed of Technology, not Healthcare”
Report: Medical device prices declined 5% in August
Cleveland Clinic’s Top 10 Innovations for 2015
4 Too-Close-to-Call Midterm Races that Matter to Medtech

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