Arizona Shines in Life Science Innovation

AZBio is the unified voice of the bioscience industry in Arizona, working to make Arizona a place where bioscience organizations can grow and succeed. As Arizona’s statewide industry Association, AZBio is committed to working with its members across Arizona to support the industry and provide access to key resources, connections and information in the biosciences community.

Helping Patients Live Healthier, More Productive Lives

The second in our Med Tech Minute video series on the value of life-changing medical technology features Mark Lagunowich of Sparta Systems whose son is living with cerebral palsy. Mark describes how his work in med tech provides the tools and technology to advance patient care and improve quality of life for his son and countless others. Watch the video here. 


Med Tech Helps Patients with Heart Failure Get Back to Living

HeartWare technology is designed to provide a treatment option for patients waiting for a heart transplant who, otherwise, wouldn’t have any options. They are creators of the HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System, which received FDA approval in November 2012 as a bridge-to-transplant therapy for patients in the U.S. with advanced heart failure.

Oregon a Hotbed for Med Tech Innovation

The west coast is known as a global leader in innovation including medical technology and diagnostics. Med tech companies in Oregon are breaking boundaries by partnering with traditional tech companies, like Intel, to achieve big breakthroughs for med tech—something that is great for patients as well as producing a thriving jobs economy. 

Life Changing Innovation Kickoff Event

On Monday, May 6th, AdvaMed went to the AngioDynamics facility in Queensbury, New York, to hear directly from the employees there about exactly how the medical technology industry has impacted their lives as individuals.    





Life-changing jobs through innovation

A year ago, Nathan and several colleagues got the green light to build a team that would manufacture a new medical technology and it was time to start putting the new solution into the hands of doctors and the hearts of patients. Over 75 employees are now on the team, with the plan to add up to 1,000 high tech manufacturing and support jobs within the decade. This is life-changing innovation for patients, doctors and American workers. The medical technology breakthrough is life changing for the many patients who may benefit.

Kenneth Morton: From U.S. Navy Officer to MedTech Product Support Specialist

Kenneth Morton served our country as an officer in the United States Navy for twenty years. Today, Kenneth serves people in need in different but equally meaningful ways as a Product Support Specialist at a medical technology company that is pioneering innovative solutions for treating cancer.

Medical Alley: Past & Future of MedTech Innovation in Minnesota

Minnesota’s Medical Alley – a region that follows the corridor from Rochester to Duluth – is akin to California’s Silicon Valley; both are incubators for technological innovation, both are where it happens. In fact, Medical Alley stands alongside Silicon Valley as part of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s “Places of Invention,” a permanent exhibit highlighting hotspots of invention and innovation in American history.

Michigan: A Beacon for Medical Technology Innovation

Michigan’s medical technology sector has a long history of life-changing innovation and provides the region a steady and growing source of high-tech, high-wage jobs. MichBio is the unified voice of this booming space, supporting the expansion of the medical technology industry in the Great Lakes state and advocating for an economic and regulatory ecosystem where medtech can continue to flourish.

Medical technology is _____.

Employees of AngioDynamics in New York describe what medical technology is to them.