Medical Alley today release a 10-year strategic plan to guide the medical technology cluster in Minnesota that seeks to have the state “recognized as the global epicenter of health innovation and care.” The trade association came up with the plan after a pair of stakeholder meetings last year involving representatives from all corners of the North […]
Two Southern California technology councils are set to merge, according to a new report from the Orange County Business Journal. Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based OCTANe will merge with Mission Viejo, Calif.-based Orange County Technology Alliance, keeping the OCTANe name, effective Dec. 31. “We felt a combined organization could deliver higher value to the partners and accelerate what […]
UPDATED Feb. 19, 2016, with confirmation of Whitaker’s appointment. AdvaMed, the national lobby for the medical device industry, confirmed that it tapped the chief operating officer at BIO, Scott Whitaker, to be its new CEO. Whitaker is due to replace Steve Ubl, who left last year to take the reins at PhRMA, effective April 4. […]
Investment in medical device companies in Minnesota topped the $300 million mark for a 3rd year in a row last year, according to a report from the Medical Alley Assn., the North Star State’s life sciences business council. Medical device outfits led the $434.9 million raised by Minnesota healthcare companies in 2015, according to the report, with […]
LifeScience Alley, the trade association serving Minnesota’s medical device, biopharmaceutical, diagnostics and digital health sector, is returning to its original moniker, Medical Alley. Formed in 1984, the group hopes its old new name will harken back to Minnesota’s long history as a center of medical innovation. “Not only did the name resonate with our founders – it […]
LifeScience Alley, the Minneapolis-based trade association of medical device and life science companies, has chosen a new board chair and made other changes to its board of directors.
California’s biomedical industry has a new trade council as a result of a merger between 2 of the Golden State’s largest life science lobbying groups.
The California Healthcare Institute said today that it signed a letter of intent to merge with the Bay Area Bioscience Assn. to create a new entity called the California Biomedical Innovation Alliance.
AdvaMed yesterday said it officially opened its Shanghai office during a ceremony in Beijing.
The Shanghai outpost, 1st recognized by Chinese authorities last May, builds on groundwork laid during 2 years’ work in China by Lynn Jiao, executive director of AdvaMed’s China program, according to a press release.
By Stephen Ubl, president & CEO, AdvaMed
The Medical Device Manufacturers Assn. and the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance tapped a pair of Capitol Hill veterans to lead their government affairs departments.
Clayton Hall, a former chief of staff for 3 representatives with 12 years on The Hill, was named vice president of government affairs at MDMA, the association said.
President Barack Obama and European leaders broached transatlantic trade negotiations at the G8 Summit in Ireland this week, drawing ardent support from medical device industry alliances here and across the pond.