Exhibitors, seminars, and don’t forget about the freebies …
The MD&M East show is almost here, taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York beginning tomorrow through June 15.
“The MD&M East Expo gives you the largest collection of advanced design and manufacturing suppliers on the East Coast,” states the MD&M East website. “Whether your focus is new materials, intelligent sensors, testing solutions, components, packaging, or anything else in the MedTech arena, source cutting-edge products and services in a time-saving format with more than 900 solution providers across the full industry spectrum — in one location.”
Exhibitors include a variety of medical technology companies, including ones who develop medical devices, systems, and make the components.
Companies in attendance include igus, Megnesium Elektron, FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving, and Mactac.
The keynote speaker this year is Apple Co-Founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak.
FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving Solutions will be showcasing its laser making products, including its UDI marking system for medical devices, laser autofocus, and its M3000-UV workstation used in conjunction with a UV-laser and camera, according to the company.
The FOBA HELP Holistic Enhanced Laser Process will on display, too. This process is, “a three step camera based laser marker process with integrated pre-and post-inspection of the to-be-marked products,” explains Susanne Glinz, Campaign manager of FOBA Laser marking + Engraving.
Demonstrations of the laser will take place at the show.
igus will present its robotic solutions, including a robotic system. The company also will show components and advanced cable retraction systems, including a drylin W versatile linear guide systems and triflex R multi-axis cable carriers.
Attendees will have an opportunity to check out the tech theatre and center stage where they can learn more about a certain topic within the med-tech industry from engineers.
Seminars include “How Usability Research and Engineering are Changing Medical Device Development,” “Designing the Perfect Surgical Instrument,” “Edible Electronics: Custom IC Design Enables Ingestible Sensors,” and “Changing Your Medical Device After FDA Submission (But Before Approval).”
The show also provides professionals an opportunity to connect via five-minute speed-networking sessions and take a one-hour tour of the expo floor. While doing so, they can get their “Passport to Prizes” stamped for a chance to win an Echo Dot, Apple Watch, drone, Amazon Kindle, Wireless Headphones, or a VR Headset.
They can also participate in the “Robot Build and Battle,” where attendees can build a robot and battle for a prize!
Awards also will be given out within 12 categories, in recognition of the work done by the exhibitors.
See you tomorrow!
For more information, visit: http://mdmeast.mddionline.com/.