Industry News

01/14/2021

Applications are open for the MedTech Innovator Competition 2021 »

MedTech Innovator is the largest accelerator of medical devices in the world. We provide an unparalleled platform to support startups with the access, visibility, and network to bring their innovations to patients. Our alumni have raised over $2B in follow-on funding, brought 75 products to the market, and achieved 11 acquisitions. In its latest CipherBio report,

12/16/2020

Medical Polymers Pave the Way for More Efficient Medical Device Tech

A state panel has awarded nearly $300,000 to a nonprofit group that will coordinate efforts to enhance the technology ecosystem in the Roanoke, New River Valley and Lynchburg regions. The grant from the GO Virginia state board comes with $150,000 in matching funds from local supporters. The board also approved $100,000 for a study of

11/18/2020

ODU, EVMS, Sentara Name Partnership Executive Director

Kevin Leslie has been named executive director of the new Hampton Roads Biomedical Research Consortium (HRBRC), a partnership between Old Dominion University, Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) and Sentara Healthcare. Recently approved by Gov. Ralph Northam and the General Assembly, the HRBRC aims to strengthen the relationship among the three institutions and to jump start

11/17/2020

BARDA seeks nonprofit partner for BARDA Ventures

BARDA has announced a new type of public-private partnership, BARDA Ventures , that will realize authorities granted in the 21st Century Cures Act to utilize venture capital (VC) methods and practices. This will be the first time HHS has utilized VC practices to make investments. As part of the new program, BARDA is soliciting proposals

09/03/2020

ICAP Lean Startup Introductory Course – Virtual Cohort

05/14/2020

Michelle McMurry-Heath Selected as BIO President/CEO

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) – the world’s largest science and public advocacy organization, representing 1,000 members — announced today that Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD, will become the organization’s next President and CEO on June 1, succeeding former Rep. Jim Greenwood, who has led the organization since 2005. McMurry-Heath has served in numerous senior leadership