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Ireland-based med tech firm selects Memphis for first U.S. Location
Ireland-based medical technology company PBC BioMed announced Friday, Feb. 10, it selected Memphis as the location for its first U.S. office. PBC BioMed was founded in Shannon, Ireland in 2010. The company’s Memphis location will be at Epicenter Memphis, at 150...
18,000 jobs, $4 billion impact: A look at Memphis’ medical device manufacturing industry
While Memphis might be known as the logistics capital of the world, another sector has been providing thousands of jobs and billions in gross domestic product for the region: the medical device manufacturing industry. A new study released by the Greater Memphis...
Tennessee College of Applied Technology to open Bartlett facility
After more than two years of construction and pandemic-related delays, the new $17 million Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)-Memphis Bartlett campus will begin open enrollment on Jan. 4. “It feels really good to see the facility finally finished,”...
Bioventus to invest $9.1 million, create 40 new jobs in Shelby County
A global medical device manufacturer plans to invest $9.1 million and create 40 new jobs in Shelby County over the next five years. Durham, North Carolina-based Bioventus plans to expand its existing operations in Cordova, according to an announcement issued by...
Bartlett Chamber, GMMDC, Mayor McDonald Welcome SOMAVAC
In early August, SOMAVAC Medical Solutions received a patent for its continuous negative-pressure “smart” pump. It’s as flat as an iPhone and is worn, attached by a belt, under the clothes. Fluid from the wound is collected in a small plastic bag, marked with lines...
‘Smart’ pump latest medical device created in Memphis
To the long list of medical devices created in Memphis, add the battery-powered pump that discreetly drains surgical wounds without the age-old accoutrement, the rubber bulb. In early August, SOMAVAC Medical Solutions received a patent for its continuous...
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