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Up & Running with Gary Conkright, Founder and CEO, physIQ

A visionary leader with a demonstrated ability to craft innovative strategies, build exceptional management teams and manage to results in a fast-changing business environment, Gary is the Chairman, CEO and Founder. Prior to physIQ, he was the founding CEO and Chairman of SmartSignal Corporation (now part of GE), a Chicago-based enterprise software firm, incubated by the University of […]

For the Record with Todd Martensen, Medical Sector Vice President, Benchmark

Todd Martensen is the vice president of Benchmark’s medical technologies sector and manages medical design and manufacturing engagements across its global network of facilities. Todd’s experience spans more than 28 years in the medical industry. He is an experienced, customer-centric executive with exceptional know-how in leading high-performing, high-impact business development teams in high-reliability medical device […]

Up & Running with Max Bock-Aronson, Co-Founder & CEO, Breathe99

Max Bock-Aronson is a 29-year-old artist, engineer, and entrepreneur from Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a design engineer he has worked with clients such as the Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, and Boston Scientific, and has worked on products ranging from heart implants to industrial tea dispensers. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – […]

For the Record with Julia Strandberg, Chief Commercial Officer, Pear Therapeutics

Give us Pear Therapeutics’ elevator pitch. At Pear, we are creating Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs), the next generation of therapeutics that use software to directly treat serious disease, alone or in combination with drugs, allowing for optimized, remote care at scale. We sit at the nexus of biotech, tech and medical device, with the aim to redefine […]

For the Record with Michael Hoey, Founder and CTO, Francis Medical

Michael founded Francis Medical in 2018 where he serves as a director and chief technology officer. Prior to founding Francis Medical, in 2008 Michael co-founded NxThera to develop and commercialize the urology applications of the vapor platform technology that he invented. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Michael taught in several departments and performed research at the […]

American Rescue Plan Update

This past Thursday, President Biden signed the “American Rescue Plan” into law, capping two months of work on this $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. While this legislation touches nearly every aspect of the economy and will have an impact far beyond our nation’s immediate recovery from COVID-19, we wanted to highlight a few provisions that […]

Virtual Creative Workshop Drives Innovation for New COVID-19 Test

Customers searching for innovation embrace Benchmark’s dynamic Creative Workshops as a quick and effective process for uncovering solutions anywhere in the product development lifecycle. Early in 2020, one such company engaged our engineering team in Almelo, The Netherlands, for a Creative Workshop for its DNA-sequencing-based personalized nutrition product. Scaling up production and design for manufacturing were […]

Nu-Tek BioSciences to Build Dedicated Animal-free Peptone Manufacturing Facility to Service Growing Biologics Supply Chain Demands

MINNETONKA, Minn.– Nu-Tek BioSciences, LLC, an innovative manufacturer of industrial ingredients used in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, announced today that the company will build a new manufacturing facility in Austin, Minnesota. This will be the first dedicated, animal-free peptone, and protein hydrolysate manufacturing facility in the U.S. This U.S. owned peptone manufacturing plant […]

Medical Alley Association Releases Statement on President Biden’s Recent Executive Order

Medical Alley – Medical Alley Association Interim President and CEO Steffen Hovard released the following statement today regarding President Biden’s Executive Order on Securing America’s Critical Supply Chains: “The Medical Alley Association applauds today’s Executive Order aimed at creating and securing a resilient supply chain. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the necessity of investing in America’s […]

For the Record with Michael Pereira, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, Ximedica

Michael Pereira has more than 25 years of medical device product development and manufacturing experience. As Ximedica’s Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, he helps clients shape the right mix of business, technology, and portfolio needs while working with them to create superior products. He loves to collaborate with clients and colleagues, knowing that working together […]

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