Changing Careers – Leaving The Medical Device Field To Work In A Biotech Startup

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Why would any sane person leave the bleeding-edge medical device space after 25 years for a biotech startup? The medical device world allows you to represent products where you see the benefits to patients immediately. We had the privilege of wearing scrubs and offering our expertise in the procedure room. I was fortunate to work with some of the greatest cardiovascular minds in the world. Having built that trust and credibility is something I’ll never forget. So why move along?

“Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!”Competition Accepting Applications

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Critical Need For Electrophysiology Devices To Treat Pediatric Heart Patients WASHINGTON – (March 23, 2021) – Congenital heart disease (CHD) affects six out of 1,000 babies born in the U.S. [….]

‘Best Kept Secret’ MDC Provides Path for Medical Device Innovations

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In the heart of pharmaceutical and medical innovation lies an undiscovered treasure that provides a pathway for med-tech innovation, the Maryland Development Council (MDC). The council is a MedTech Startup Studio that works with inventors to develop their ideas into working prototypes and marketable products.

5 Questions with Thomas “Tommy” Miller, Esq., Senior Counsel and Life Science Lead, Nixon Gwilt Law

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Thomas (“Tommy”) Miller, Esq., is Senior Counsel and Life Science Lead at Nixon Gwilt Law and is licensed in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Tommy has supported innovation and served clients in the healthcare and life science industries for over 10 years.

5 Questions with Chad Schneider, PE, MSE, President & Founder of Root3 Labs

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Mr. Schneider is a mechanical design engineer with over 20 years of engineering experience in the design of complex electromechanical prototypes and products. He earned a BS in mechanical engineering with Honors from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a MSE in mechanical engineering from Johns Hopkins University with a focus on haptics and medical robotics. In 2012, he founded Root3 Labs to focus on practical R&D for the medical device and defense industries.

5 Questions with John Newby, CEO, Virginia Bio

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John Newby is the CEO at Virginia Bio, the statewide non-profit trade association for the life science industry. Approximately 300 companies spanning biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, med tech, diagnostics, digital health, bioinformatics, agriculture, and industrial bio and related fields are based in Virginia, mainly clustered around research universities and medical institutions. Virginia Bio is the sole state affiliate and works closely with key national industry organizations BIO, AdvaMed, MDMA, PhRMA and We Work for Health.

Virtual DC Startup Showcase @ GW

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The George Washington University (GW) Technology Commercialization Office is pleased to host the inaugural DC Startup Showcase.DC Startup Showcase will present companies developing disruptive healthcare innovations. Log on to our [….]

Pediatric Medical Device Pitch Competition Pivots to Virtual Format Amid COVID-19 Crisis

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Pediatric Medical Device Pitch Competition Pivots to Virtual Format Amid COVID-19 Crisis  Thirty innovative companies competed for 10 final spots at the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Medical Devices (NCC-PDI) [….]