Upstate Medical University President and CEO, Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, welcomed all to the 2018 Black History Month ceremony. Nakeia Chambers, MS Ed, Diversity Initiatives Specialist, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Upstate Medical University was the uplifting programs' MC. The keynote address made by Lazarus Sims, former SU basketbal star and current Commissioner of Syracuse Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs, reminded us that parents and the community guides the development of our children and how that community is so very important.
Win Thurlow, Executive Director of MedTech, Assemblyman Al Stirpe and Julie Miner of New York Health Works discussed "Policy Updates Facing the Industry" The event was held in CNY Biotech Accelerator's Theater on January 25.
Dr. Wendy Scinta, Medical Director of One Stone Tech and Mary Ann Tyszko, consultant, accepted one-on-one pitch award as winner of the 2017 MDIC Pitch Program. Congratulations as well to all our graduating 2017 MDIC Program Companies who are progressing rapidly:
The 2018 Upstate MIND Medical Device Innovation Challenge Application is available to early innovators at: www.cnybac.com
CNY Biotech Accelerator is now providing membership to MedTech to licensed clients through the new MedTech Incubator+plus Program.
CNYBAC covers the MedTech membership fee for up to 10 clients annually. New members gain access to a valuable network of businesses, research institutions and service providers - all united in the goal of developing relationships, tools and programs that enable NYS companies to bring tomorrow's medical solutions to the healthcare marketplace. MedTech membership provides access to MedTech Metro, an exclusive, invitation-only forum and networking series that showcases New York's bioscience and medical technology before an audience of investors, business leaders, health care providers and other service professionals. Held in New York City, MedTech Metro connects developing Bio/Med companies to the investor community. Additionally, MedTech coordinates several additional member-only events during the year such as the Member MeetUps. The next Member MeetUp will be held at the Upstate Medical University, Institute for Human Performance (IHP) on Thursday, February 15, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. For more information and to register for this event:https://www.medtech.org/events/show/member-meetup-at-suny-upstate-medical-university-439.
The "Upstate MIND PODS"
There are 4 pods each with 3 desks/storage/WiFi/Electric. Pods can be rented in whole or per desk area and are available to rent daily or for a short-term period. Moveable privacy scrims can be printed with company/organization logo.
If interested please e-mail: CNYBAC@upstate.edu