17 MedTech Startups Pitch at MassMEDIC Investors Conference

By Galen Moore in the Boston Business Journal, October 21, 2011

Medical device startups faced a more skeptical crowd than usual at this year’s venture-capital-focused MassMEDIC Investors Conference. Tougher U.S. FDA regulations on medical devices have raised the bar for … Read the rest

Survey: Most Mass. MedTech Firms Added Jobs in Past 6 Months

By Julie M. Donnelly in the Boston Business Journal, September 22, 2011

Medical device industry executives in Massachusetts are expecting business to improve in the coming months, and more than half of local companies in the sector grew head count … 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

FDA’s Proposed Changes in 510(k) Process Are Still in Their Own Process

By James M. Connolly in Mass. High Tech, June 22, 2011

“Our members are very concerned that the FDA is proposing drastic changes to a program that has served the patient and health-care delivery system for many years. While review … Read the rest

Mass. Medical Device Exports Growing

By Julie M. Donnelly in the Boston Business Journal, May 3, 2011

Massachusetts medical device exports are growing more rapidly than the state’s exports as a whole, according to a study commissioned by MassMedic, the state’s device industry association.

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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

Mass. Medical Equipment Exports Grow

By Robert Weisman in The Boston Globe, May 3, 2011

Exports of Massachusetts medical devices have grown more than twice… represent about 10 percent of all US medical equipment sold abroad, according to a report… conference of the Massachusetts Medical … Read the rest

Sen. Scott Brown Files Bill to Repeal Device Tax

By Julie M. Donnelly in the Boston Business Journal, February 3, 2011

MassMEDIC President Tom Sommer expressed support in a statement that read, “MassMEDIC today applauds the introduction of legislation by Senator Scott Brown that would eliminate the tax on … 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