Upstate New York Has Surprisingly Robust Medical Technology Industry
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
MedTech (Syracuse, New York) is a non-profit trade association that was founded in 2004 to support the bioscience and medical technology industry in upstate New York, a region stretching from Albany to Buffalo. Its mission is to develop the relationships, tools, and programs that enable New York State companies to bring tomorrow’s medical solutions to the healthcare marketplace. MedTech represents the interests of more than 100 biomed companies, an industry that contributes more than $62 billion in state economic output. MedTech celebrated its 10 years of operation with an annual conference. Its founding members include Welch Allyn (Skaneateles) Bristol-Myers Squibb (Syracuse), and ConMed (Utica).
An industry report titled “The Bio/Med Breakthroughs:Advancing New York’s Innovation Economy”, was commissioned by MedTech and released at the conference. Visit nybiomedreport.com for more information.