1. Articles in category: Medical Devices

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    1. Mass. med device exports grow

      Explore bizjournals (May 3 2011)

      “The new Deloitte analysis of the medical device industry in the state shows device companies are still creating hundreds of jobs and the trend line for the future looks even brighter as we come further out of the global recession,” MassMedic President Tom Sommer said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMedic   Tom Sommer

    2. Mass. House votes to repeal pharma gift ban

      Explore bizjournals (Apr 27 2011)

      The Massachusetts House of Representatives has voted to overturn the 2008 gift ban that regulates interactions between doctors and medical device and pharmaceutical companies. (Read Full Article)

    3. Study: Medical devices manufacturing shifting to lower cost locations - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 15 2011)

      Boyd agreed that western Massachusetts has a lower cost of living than the Boston area and it has access to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. “We think western Massachusetts has a chance, with access to intellectual capital at a fraction of the cost and to Bradley,” he said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Bradley International Airport

    4. Israeli firm EarlySense to open U.S. headquarters in Mass.

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 14 2011)

      Israeli firm EarlySense to open U.S. headquarters in Mass. Patrick embarked on the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011 in March to fuse relationships and talk about new investments and partnerships in Israel and the United Kingdom. He was joined on his trip by Susan Windham-Bannister, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, who spoke to Mass High Tech on a separate subject of attracting businesses, including Israeli life sciences companies, to western Massachusetts. “Israel has a strong life sciences cluster, especially in medical devices, which is suited to the western part of the state,” she said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Covidien

    5. UMass announces $200K in grants for new tech

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 5 2011)

      The University of Massachusetts, through its Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund, has given out a total of $200,000 in grants to eight UMass researchers. The researchers are located in the Amherst, Lowell and Worcester campuses, and two teams are made up of researchers among Lowell and Worcester faculty, according to UMass officials. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    6. MLSC invites pitches for capital projects funding

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 10 2011)

      The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center today announced open solicitations for investment requests relating to life sciences-related capital projects beginning in Fiscal Year 2013. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    7. Innovators hold key place in region

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 12 2011)

      Innovators hold key place in region The Economic Development Council and its partners will continue to work hard this year to identify the innovators in our region and help them find the resources they need to succeed. There is never a better or worse time to encourage new ideas. Very often, it is during the slower economic times that innovators choose to strike out on their own to prove the validity of a new idea or process or product. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    8. Enfield home to $25M biotech expansion | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Jan 12 2011)

      German biomedical equipment maker Eppendorf Manufacturing Co. is underway with a $25 million expansion to its Enfield production plant that authorities say may add as many as 90 new jobs by year's end. (Read Full Article)

    9. Mass. Life Sciences Center reopens grant program | MassDevice - Medical Device Industry News

      Explore massdevice.com (Jan 4 2011)

      The quasi-public agency plans to dole out up to $3 million in grants of up to $500,000 each that match Phase II or post-Phase II small business innovation research or small business technology transfer grants from federal agencies. (Read Full Article)

    10. Microtest Founder Feted in MassBio Story

      Explore From the EDC (Dec 30 2010)

      The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council ("MassBio") published a feature story about Steve Richter, the founder of Microtest, in its recent newsletter. MassBio has given the EDC permission to reprint the story. Here is a link to it - http://www.westernmassedc.com/microtestnews/ Microtest is one of the region's foremost life science companies. Steve is a friend and colleague of the EDC. Steve and his employees at Microtest have provided support and sage counsel to the EDC in our efforts to grow the life science and medical device sectors of the regional economy. We wish them a healthy and successful 2011. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Biotechnology Council   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    11. A Documented Success

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 16 2010)

      A Documented Success Ray Catougno didn’t graduate high school with plans to become a court reporter. But when opportunity knocked, he ran with it, and eventually founded a company that employs about 700 people nationwide, providing transcription services for the medical, legal, law-enforcement, and insurance fields. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Holyoke Medical Center

    12. Where Biology Meets Technology

      Explore BusinessWest (Nov 9 2010)

      Where Biology Meets Technology Seahorse Bioscience became part of the landscape in Western Mass. six years ago, when the company needed an injection-molding specialist to produce a sophisticated component for an instrument that would measure bioenergetics in living cells, and found one in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

    13. MLSC opens second round of life sciences grant program - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Nov 9 2010)

      MLSC opens second round of life sciences grant program - Mass High Tech Business News The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is accepting applications for its Cooperative Research Matching Grant Program, intended to help move scientific research from universities and research institutions into commercialized products. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    14. AIM | DefensetoMedicalDevices

      Explore AIM | Home Page (Nov 4 2010)

      AIM | DefensetoMedicalDevices Precision manufacturing and plastics companies in the Pioneer Valley built a formidable reputation during the late 20th century as suppliers to the aerospace and defense industries. But the companies that have successfully weathered the current economic downturn have reoriented themselves toward a new industry - medical devices. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Chicopee

    15. Seahorse Bioscience in Chicopee hopes to help researchers find causes of diseases such as diabetes, cancer, Parksonson's, Alzheimer's and obesity

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 21 2010)

      Seahorse Bioscience in Chicopee hopes to help researchers find causes of diseases such as diabetes, cancer, Parksonson's, Alzheimer's and obesity Teich said Billerica-based Seahorse first came to Chicopee in 2004 because of the high concentration of sophisticated plastics-molding companies located there. Within six months, Seahorse bought out its supplier and has since grown the operation from a $1.5-million-a-year business to $20 million a year with 50 employees. Teich said Seahorse has added $2 million in annual payroll in the last year, most of it in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

    16. Sanderson MacLeod in Palmer gives cave lint the brush off

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2010)

      Sanderson MacLeod in Palmer gives cave lint the brush off Sanderson MacLeod, which invented the mascara brush 50 years ago, recently donated hundreds of medical brushes for the annual volunteer-led clean-up effort. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   The Republican   Sanderson MacLeod

    17. USPTO Awards Key Patent for New Syringe Injection System, ConfiDisc®.

      Explore confidisc.com (Sep 24 2010)

      USPTO Awards Key Patent for New Syringe Injection System, ConfiDisc®. Product innovators, Chris and Sonia Hillios, are pleased to announce that they have been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office pertaining to their new syringe injection system, ConfiDisc® (Read Full Article)

    18. Acquisitions pay off for Covidien in Q3, despite flat sales. | MassDevice - Medical Device Industry News

      Explore massdevice.com (Jul 29 2010)

      The company's medical devices segment once again led the way, posting $1.63 billion in sales, compared to $1.53 billion during the same period last year. The 7 percent increase came primarily from significant growth in the firm's vascular products and oximetry & monitoring divisions that both posted 22 percent increases from comparable periods last year. (Read Full Article)

    19. Seahorse Bioscience grows through Mass. expansion

      Explore masshightech.com (Jun 23 2010)

      Seahorse Bioscience grows through Mass. expansion Seahorse’s acquisition of Chicopee-based Innovative Microplate Inc. five years ago has led to continued hiring through the recession and an expansion of the manufacturing facility there, to 25,000 square feet from 14,000 square feet. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

    20. EDC and Regional Companies to Attend Medical Device Trade Show

      Explore From the EDC (Jun 7 2010)

      The EDC will represent the region at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) trade show in New York this week, as we have done for the last decade. EDC Senior VP Mike Graney will join business development colleagues in the Team New England pavilion. But this year we will add a new twist. The EDC (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Chicopee

    21. Eastec manufacturing exposition draws Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, Treasurer Timothy Cahill, to West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (May 25 2010)

      Eastec manufacturing exposition draws Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, Treasurer Timothy Cahill, to West Springfield Gov. Deval L. Patrick opened the EASTEC 2010 manufacturing exposition Tuesday morning emphasizing the importance of manufacturing to the state economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    22. Gov't unveils $1b biomedical tax credit

      Explore washingtonpost.com (May 24 2010)

      Gov't unveils $1b biomedical tax credit The Obama administration said Friday it's offering $1 billion in seed money to small research firms in the hunt for promising medical breakthroughs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   John Kerry

    23. Chicopee may offer tax break to John R. Lyman Co., because of its decision to relocate at Westover Air Park West

      Explore masslive.com (May 10 2010)

      Chicopee may offer tax break to John R. Lyman Co., because of its decision to relocate at Westover Air Park West The new site will join the warehousing and manufacturing functions of the company, founded in Springfield in 1906. The company moved to Chicopee in 1937. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield   Chicopee

    24. Chicopee firm plans upgrade

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 9 2010)

      "We have been working hard to have them stay here in Chicopee and keep the 85 jobs here. They were looking at relocating" before deciding to stay here, the mayor said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Development Finance Agency   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield

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