The MedTech Conference Plans to Return to Boston in 2022 with a Strong In-Person Presence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The MedTech Conference, powered by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), announced today it will return to Boston from October 24-26, 2022, with hopes of reconvening the industry after two unconventional years. The annual three-day event provides world-class programming, networking, and business development opportunities for the global medical technology community. The conference will once again offer options for virtual attendance while encouraging safe in-person participation.

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Scintillation Nanotechnologies, Inc. to exhibit nanoparticle scintillator platform at SLAS 2022 International Conference and Exhibition.

Tucson-based Scintillation Nanotechnologies, Inc. has been selected by the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) to be included on “Innovation AveNEW” at the society’s upcoming 2022 International Conference and Exhibition. The company – a startup founded to commercialize inventions stemming from research at the University of Arizona – has developed next generation nanoparticles for the detection of radiolabeled compounds directly in aqueous samples, eliminating the need for extensive sample preparation and sample destruction that are experienced with competing products.  The unique chemical and physical properties of the company’s aquaSCINTTM and nanoSPATM products give researchers unprecedented insight into drug uptake, binding, and distribution while saving time and reducing costly hazardous waste . Continue reading

Three Arizona Projects Selected for Round One of the EDA’s “Build Back Better Regional Challenge”

60 Regional Coalitions will each compete for up to $100 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Rebuild America’s Communities.  View the Arizona Based Project Summaries:

  • City of Tucson: Southern Arizona Coalition for Climate Adaptation and Resilience: A cluster to drive sustainable agriculture, preserve water resources and develop clean energy
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council: New Healthcare Innovation Economy: Greater Phoenix Health Technology Innovation Moonshot
  • Hopi Utilities Corporation: Transitioning Hopi Economy from Coal to Renewables with Focus on Job Training and Local Opportunities

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Investing In Innovation: An Arizona Opportunity

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, over 160  life science executives, patient advocates, and business leaders gathered to honor the policy makers who are blazing the trail for the growth of Arizona’s life science sector at the annual AZBio Trailblazers Luncheon and learned why investing in innovation is an Arizona opportunity. Continue reading