Today's Topline - 8/17/20

Monday, August 17, 2020

Source: MedTech Association

Good Monday morning:

Before COVID-19, older industrial cities like Detroit, Cleveland and those in Upstate New York were struggling with population loss, high unemployment and poverty. While the pandemic has created a whole new set of challenges, opportunities for change and reform are also emerging.  In a new report, the Brookings Institution explains how a prosperous recovery for America’s legacy cities can generate economic benefits for the nation, while also advancing social progress.  I recommend this clear-eyed assessment for anyone interested in the future of New York’s bio/med industry.

On this week’s episode of our conversation series, Propelling New York Forward, we talk with Ben Zombek of BZ Design about the role of user experience in device product development.  Ben is a innovator in this space and this episode promises to be a compelling and thought provoking discussion.  We hope you’ll join us this Thursday at 2:00 pm.

SAVE THE DATE AND WATCH THIS SPACE!  MedTech2020 is coming this October 21 and 22.  We’re making lemonade out of lemons and this all-virtual conference promises to be our best annual event yet.  Watch for our upcoming announcement with agenda.

It’s also not too late to register for Achieving 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 questions and concerns. Regular updates can be found at our website, which is refreshed daily.

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