15 Sep Medical Technologies and Devices Symposium
MADISON, WI—The Wisconsin Department of Commerce has announced that it is producing the Wisconsin Intellectual Capital in Medical Technologies and Device Symposium on Thursday, September 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Country Inn, 2810 Golf Road, in Pewaukee.
“Wisconsin’s medical device and technology cluster is a key element in growing the economy of our state,” said Department of Commerce (Commerce) Secretary Cory L. Nettles. “This presentation will help businesses identify our current intellectual capital in the medical field, and how it can be leveraged as fuel for the state’s future economic growth.”
“The medical device and technology collaboration between industry and academia in the state increases the knowledge and know-how of each, and enhances the ability to conceive and produce new products and services of value to patients,” said Dr. William Hendee, Chair of the Technology Cluster Initiative, Senior Associate Dean and Vice President of the Medical College of Wisconsin.
The symposium will feature presentations from experts at state agencies, academic institutions and healthcare establishments, and will have the opportunity to share their ideas on how Wisconsin should organize its efforts to promote this industry. Liz Rammer, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Minnesota’s Medical Alley will be the Keynote speaker.
Businesses interested in exploring and developing Wisconsin’s potential within the medical device and technology industry should attend a symposium sponsored by the Medical Device Cluster Initiative. The cost to attend the symposium is $50. Checks are payable to Wisconsin Department of Commerce. For more information on the conference or to register, contact Jane Hatleberg, Commerce, at 608/267-9227 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A related conference on Life Critical Healthcare Technologies will take place on November 7, at the Medical college of Wisconsin in association with the Wisconsin Technology Network. For more information visit: wistechnology.com/healthtechnology.php.