AdvaMed Announces New Hybrid Structure for The MedTech Conference 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, will host its trademark award-winning programming and networking opportunities in a new hybrid structure, combining the benefits of both in-person and virtual events, on September 27th – 30th. Attendees can participate in The MedTech Conference in a fully virtual environment, and they can also take advantage of limited-capacity in-person gatherings in Washington, D.C. and in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Continue reading

NuvOx Completes Construction of Expanded Manufacturing Facility.

TUCSON, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NuvOx Pharma has completed construction and initiated operation of its GMP production facility for manufacturing its injectable pharmaceutical products at its Tucson, Arizona facility. Construction of the GMP facility was financed by ImaRx Investments, LLC. The facility comprises an 1,800 square foot hard shell exterior space addition to the existing building located at 1635 East 18th Street. A 900 square foot ISO 5 cleanroom is housed within the exterior space.Continue reading

Mayo Clinic preclinical discovery triggers wound healing, skin regeneration

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Difficult-to-treat, chronic wounds in preclinical models healed with normal scar-free skin after treatment with an acellular product discovered at Mayo Clinic. Derived from platelets, the purified exosomal product, known as PEP, was used to deliver healing messages into cells of preclinical animal models of ischemic wounds. The Mayo Clinic research team documented restoration of skin integrity, hair follicles, sweat glands, skin oils and normal hydration.

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Opportunity Alert: Applications are Open for Venture Madness 2021


Venture Madness 2021, presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, is now accepting applications through June 3.

The annual event is Arizona’s longest running Capital Conference and early-stage pitch competition, highlighting some of the most promising startups in the state. This year, the live competition will offer both in-person and virtual options and feature applicants chosen by an expert panel of judges. 

On October 6-7, finalists will compete head-to-head in several industry categories and gain exclusive access to the region’s most active accredited investors.

Help spread the word among your networks and encourage any innovative, tech-based startups you know to apply!