Today's Topline - 7/27/20

Monday, July 27, 2020

Source: MedTech Association

Good Monday morning:

With coronavirus infection rates rising nationally and states like Florida, California and Texas on track to exceed New York’s number of cases, the White House has pivoted to a more aggressive stance on mask wearing, lockdowns and other preventive measures.  Over the weekend, top federal officials conceded that the nation’s testing capacity isn’t sufficient and have vowed to increase its efforts significantly in the near term. It’s far from clear, however, that this new approach will come in time to measurably slow the disease’s spread. 

Here at MedTech, we continue to focus our efforts on helping the bio/med industry move forward in these challenging times.  This Thursday, we talk with Syracuse University’s Linda Dickerson Hartsock about how our academic institutions are integrating students into the innovation ecosphere. Linda is a compelling voice for student entrepreneurship and we hope you’ll join us for the next installment in our series, Propelling New York Forward.

It’s also not too late to register forAchieving Speed and Scalability in Life Sciences Manufacturing, a free, ten-part series covering the quality processes and regulatory steps required for success in life sciences manufacturing.  This comprehensive program, available both streaming and taped, may also qualify for valuable continuing education and/or certification credits.  Don’t miss it.

We rely on our members to make our work possible.  We hope you’ll take a moment to join or renew your membership today.  Renewing members can lock in last year’s rate through 2021.  New members who join today will receive 2 free months on their membership year.  Don’t wait – we need your support to continue the work we do.

As always, don’t hesitate to contact us with your specific questions and concerns. Regular updates can be found at our website, which is refreshed daily.

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