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Up & Running with Kwaku Owusu, Co-Founder & CEO, Drugviu

Kwaku Owusu leads overall strategy and vision. Prior to DrugViu, Kwaku was a founder/CEO of Ilerasoft, a medical device utilization optimization software platform that helped hospitals and health facilities use their medical assets more efficiently. Kwaku also has experience in sales operations and product at HP Enterprise. He holds Bachelor’s from the University of Massachusetts […]

Up & Running with Bruce Batten, Founder, President & CTO, GRIP Molecular

Dr. Batten has 30+ years of general management experience and 10+ years of experience leading molecular diagnostic development programs. He has held C-level roles with leading diagnostic companies and has been a founding member of four technology start-ups. He has been on the faculty of Harvard, Tufts and The Ohio State medical schools and holds […]

Up & Running with Aimee Garza, Founder & CEO, CoraVie Medical

Aimee Garza, Founder & CEO. Aimee has 25 years’ experience in the medtech industry across multiple functional disciplines with advancing leadership responsibilities. Her combined technical knowledge and physician, patient and customer experience uniquely position her to translate real-world needs into new products and markets. She most recently led marketing and product management at Integer Holdings, a leading […]

Future Today Internship Program Helps Recent College Graduates Affected by COVID-19 Job Loss

Two St. Paul organizations have teamed up to create a new internship program for recent college graduates whose career opportunities have been limited as a result of COVID-19. The St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC) and University Enterprise Laboratories (UEL) are currently recruiting college graduates for the first Future Today Internship Program.  Many graduates […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for October 12, 2020

Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021 3M survey: Trust in science rises during pandemic Recombinetics Inc. Merges with Makana Therapeutics to Accelerate Xenotransplantation gBETA Medtech Announces Fall 2020 Companies HabitAware receives $1M grant from the National Science Foundation How Medtronic’s new diversity leader wants to make the company even better Meet the […]

gBETA Medtech Announces Fall 2020 Companies

Five startups from across the U.S. aim to improve patient care through devices, software, and care management MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Nationally-ranked startup accelerator gener8tor has announced the five companies participating in its gBETA Medtech Fall 2020 cohort. These startups are creating everything from blood pressure monitoring devices to platforms that diversify the patient-doctor connection. gBETA […]

Registration is Open for the Midwest COVID-19 Innovation Showcase

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – gener8tor announced the launch of the Midwest COVID-19 Innovation Showcase through the gBETA Medtech program at the end of May, receiving a total of 113 applications to pitch at the showcase. After careful review, the selection committee has selected 14 teams to pitch at the Midwest COVID-19 Innovations Showcase. The Midwest COVID-19 […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

For The Record with Jackie Mejia, Director, gBETA Medtech

Jackie came to gener8tor after working for several years as a research scientist and lab manager. Her research focused on developing novel technologies to solve environmental challenges and protect public health. During this time, Jackie learned to balance multiple projects, work with various collaborators, become a successful mentor, and communicate her scientific results effectively to […]

Up & Running with Joe Connolly of Visana Health

Joe Connolly spent nearly a decade in medical devices R&D and strategy, most recently with 6 years at Boston Scientific. At Boston Scientific, he led a strategy & innovation team that mapped disease states, patient pathways, and health system barriers that hindered optimal patient care, and partnered with top-tier health systems to implement a digital […]

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