MedTech Association Reaches 100 Members

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Syracuse, N.Y., April 2, 2014 — MedTech Association, a bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) trade association, is proud to announce that 17 new companies have joined as MedTech members this quarter, a 30% increase in membership so far this fiscal year. The addition of these new members has allowed the organization to reach the milestone of 100 members. The member companies include (in alpha order)  AlphaGraphics, Baxter, BioSensors, BioSpherix, BNMC, Business Journal News Network, Dhurjaty Electronics Consulting, Epstein Becker Green, GE Licensing, Jim Nortz, Compliance Consultant, Medical Acoustics, PLS Launch Solutions, Phillips Lytle, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Regional Healthcare Group, RPI Center for Biotechnology and The Webb Law Firm.

“We are excited to welcome such a wide range of Bio/Med companies, academic institutions and service providers to our membership,” said MedTech Association President, Jessica Crawford. “As we celebrate our 10th year of operation, this is an important milestone to mark MedTech’s continued ability to provide valuable services to the New York Bio/Med community.”

MedTech’s mission of supporting the Bio/Med industry in New York State is done through a variety of ways including educational opportunities, connections with other members, advocacy and public outreach.

 

New MedTech members include:

AlphaGraphics

AlphaGraphics  is a locally owned and operated, full-service digital and offset printing, visual communications company, dedicated to serving the needs of its customers. AlphaGraphics are experts in branding and identity, training material development, digital printing, large format printing, and mailing services. AlphaGraphics prides itself on producing high volumes of printed materials with short turnaround times. AlphaGraphics is located in Rochester, NY.

Baxter

A leader in healthcare for more than 80 years, Baxter assists healthcare professionals and their patients with treatment of complex medical conditions. It develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. Baxter’s New York manufacturing capabilities are located in Medina, NY.

BioSensors

The Biosensors International group of companies develop, manufacture and market innovative medical devices for interventional cardiology and critical care procedures. The company focuses on improving patient outcomes today, while driving the development of tomorrow’s next-generation medical technology. From pioneering beginnings to a promising pipeline, Biosensors success is due to research and development, clinical excellence and a talented team. BioSensors’s locations are in Singapore and Switzerland.

BioSpherix

BioSpherix, Ltd. is dedicated to the development, manufacture, and sale of highly advanced laboratory equipment for the purpose of controlling and maintaining in-vitro (cell) and in-vivo (animal) environments. Since 1976, BioSpherix, Ltd. has sold products to many academic and research institutions as well as pharma and biotech companies both in the US and around the world. BioSpherix’s products are used by research scientists and doctors in the fields of cell biology and stem cell research, cell therapy, gene therapy, clinical studies and cGMP cell production. BioSpherix, Ltd. is a privately held S Corporation located in Lacona, NY.

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

More than a collective of clinical care, medical education, and research institutions, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) is an integral part of a rising, diverse neighborhood, bordered by the historic Allentown, the Fruit Belt, and downtown Buffalo. The BNMC has cultivated a sense of community that spans across its 120-acre campus. Here, dynamic life sciences research and cutting-edge health care goes hand in hand with walkable streets and integrated facilities, all linked by convenient transportation options that make it easy to get around. BNMC is also a diverse workforce culled from more than nine major institutions and more than 50 public and private companies works to deliver today’s care and discover tomorrow’s cures – with a shared sense of purpose. BNMC is located in Buffalo, NY.

Business Journal News Network

The Business Journal News Network (BJNN) is the best source for local (Central New York), regional, and state business news, and has been for nearly 30 years. The BJNN delivers news and business connections the way you want it, on your desktop, on your mobile device, through email, in featured industry publications & directories, in the newspaper, and in-person. The BJNN is comprised of The Central New York Business Journal, The Mohawk Valley Business Journal, The Greater Binghamton Business Journal, CNYBJ.com, and BizEventz. The BJNN is located in Syracuse, NY.

Dhurjaty Electronics Consulting

Dhurjaty Electronics Consulting has several decades of experience in medical device design and manufacturing. Some of its associates have been architects for designed systems such as CT scanners, patient monitoring systems, fetal monitoring systems, defibrillators, ultrasound imaging systems, and digital and computed radiography systems. Dhurjaty Electronics Consulting is well versed in design controls and Standard Operating Procedures for medical devices and is  engaged in designing affordable medical devices, as well as renewable energy systems for underdeveloped and developing countries.  Dhurjaty Electronics Consulting is located in Rochester, NY.

Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 250 lawyers practicing in nine offices, in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, retail, and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Its commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. Epstein Becker Green is headquartered in Washington, DC.

GE Licensing

GE Licensing is a global licensing division for GE, which provides services for GE including trademark licensing, technology ventures (patent licensing & technology transfer), and global offset management. GE produces innovative solutions for some of the world’s most unique challenges in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. GE Licensing is located in Albany, NY.

Jim Nortz, Compliance Consultant

Jim Nortz is a compliance and ethics consultant and educator with the Institute for Priority Thinking and EthicsPoll. He has served as a compliance officer for four multi-national corporations and is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of business ethics and compliance. As a consultant and educator, Jim helps life sciences companies build and sustain strong ethical cultures. He also has the expertise to develop and implement the policies, procedures, training programs and systems necessary to comply with sales and marketing laws, anti-corruption and anti-kickback laws and the federal Sunshine Act. Jim Nortz is located in Pittsford, NY.

Medical Acoustics

Medical Acoustics' mission is to design, develop and market devices employing acoustic technologies for diagnostic and therapeutic medical applications. Medical Acoustics’ first product, the patented Lung Flute®, is a revolutionary medical device that is expected to play a significant role in the treatment, diagnosis of, and drug development for COPD, lung cancer, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, asthma and community-acquired pneumonia. The Lung Flute® is FDA and CE cleared for both diagnostic sputum induction and therapeutic airway secretion clearance. Medical Acoustics is located in Buffalo, NY.

Phillips Lytle

Phillips Lytle's Intellectual Property practice covers a breadth of areas concerning worldwide patent procurement, including prosecuting and preparing patent applications in the fields of microbiology, immunology, oncology, cancer therapeutics, molecular/cellular biology, pharmaceuticals, vaccine biology, DNA_RNA and molecular diagnostics, theranostics, personalized medicine, medical devices, smallmolecule inhibitors, drug discovery and development, hydrogel technology, tissue engineering, cell/cell-sheet and stem cell technologies, high-throughput and industrial biologics applications, and various other biotechnology/chemical areas. Phillips Lytle is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

PLS Launch Solutions

PLS Launch Solutions (PLS) has an almost 30-year history of helping high tech companies position themselves for success. Its integrated marketing services build brands and create message continuity across all customer touch points. From marketing strategy for new product launches, to helping companies determine the right marketing mix, to performing a marketing assessment, the team’s relentless curiosity and customer focus keeps clients’ business growth plans on track. PLS is located in Rochester, NY.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis. Regeneron is headquartered in Rensselaer, NY.

Regional Healthcare Group

Regional Healthcare Group (RHCG) is a 100% Australian-owned company and part of Australia’ss most successful privately owned group in the healthcare and R&D sectors. Its high compound investment and growth over many years has been built on a strong foundation of innovation, expertise and a skilled workforce, combined with strong collaborative partnerships with recognized world-leaders in development and marketing of a wide range of leading edge medical technologies. RHCG’s R&D  have produced results for large multi-national companies including Johnson & Johnson & 3M. RHCG is located in Rosebery, New South Wales.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Biotechnology

Ranked among the world’s most advanced research facilities, Rensselaer’s 218,000-square-foot Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies provides the university with a state-of-the-art location to conduct interdisciplinary research and host world-class programs and symposia. The Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies exemplifies a new research paradigm, as no department offices reside in the building; rather, it is occupied by researchers and their laboratories. With its high-tech laboratories and expansive atrium, it provides a platform for collaboration among many diverse academic and research disciplines to enhance discovery and encourage innovation. RPI Center for Biotechnology is located in Troy, NY.

The Webb Law Firm

The Webb Law Firm has been helping innovators safeguard their discoveries, advance their technologies, and achieve historic milestones since 1845. Its practice is exclusively intellectual property law, which includes patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets, licensing, and related litigation. The firm’s clients are multinational Fortune 100 corporations, as well as start-up ventures, in all aspects of technology, including steel, glass, medical devices, advanced manufacturing, life sciences, and information technology.  The Webb Law Firm is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

ABOUT MEDTECH

MedTech is an active New York State association of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical technology companies, their suppliers and service providers, and research universities. We boost the growth and prosperity of our members by connecting them for collaboration, offering educational programs, sharing news and information, and advocating for the industry with government and leaders. MedTech is celebrating its 10th year of connecting New York State's Bio/Med industry. For more information, visit http://www.medtech.org. Like MedTech on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/medtechassoc or follow MedTech on Twitter @medtechassoc.

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