Don’t forget– our friends at AA SPARK continue their Pandemic Pivots webinar series this week with Ann Arbor Mobility Startups Responding to COVID-19 tomorrow at 12pm EDT! Click here to learn more and to register for free!
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Issue #4 is hot off of the press! Lots of new opportunities available as the tech accelerators all kick into high gear. Be sure to look at the Current Opportunities section– we have several new additions! Our friends at XLerate Health are in need of subject matter experts for their new Flint cohort as well. Also, please meet gBETA, a medical tech accelerator from the Twin Cities area in Minnesota! They have a COVID challenge showcase coming up this week and a new accelerator cohort scheduled to start this fall. We’re excited to see how this unfolds!
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Our new colleagues at gBETA MedTech in Minnesota are sponsoring an innovation showcase this Thursday, July 16 from 12-4pm CDT that will include several company pitches, mentoring opportunities and networking. Click here to see the agenda and register today!
Big news this week! Our friends at in2being have asked for a little ArborHive outreach as a part of their weekly webcast. Look for “From the Frontline” with Niki Kennedy [that would be me!] at 2pm EDT.
I’ll be chatting with Managing Director Gene Parunak about problems that our frontline clinical staff face as we try to deliver quality patient care. Comments? Thoughts? Complaints? Send them to me this week– your voice matters!
Thinking about dipping your toe into the innovation ocean, but not entirely sure how to start? That’s completely understandable! To help you get started, the ArborHive Project podcast is here to answer some of those burning questions. We’ve got you covered from basic business terms to guest interviews with experienced field operatives! We are hosted on PodBean, but you can find our feed on most of your usual searchable podcast platforms such as Apple iTunes/Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also find it here on the ArborHive website!
Episode 03 — Consulting Mojo – The ArborHive Project
The Bridge, Issue #2 2020 features a very nice article on Intellectual Property [IP] in the world of Big Engineering. Some interesting parallels to be drawn for medical technology development! Click the link below to read the entire story:
MichBio is hosting a new meeting this week with several representatives from our state legislature! BLC Co-Chairs Sens. John Bizon and Mallory McMorrow, and Reps. Brandt Iden and Rebekah Warren will be speaking on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 11:30am-1230pm on Michigan’s reaction to the COVID-19 crisis. Please register at the link below for more information:
Our friends at in2being scored a huge win during their May 22 weekly webinar! Dr. Yen Pottinger of Columbia University spent the first hour discussing current screening techniques, benefits and weaknesses with Directing Manager Gene Parunak. Dr. Pottinger, a former CDC virologist, gave a fantastic overview of the testing process ranging from sensitivity/specificity basics all the way up to effective approaches used in HIV. Please be sure to check out their webinar recording by clicking here:
And don’t forget to check out their weekly webinar here for more great information on this ever-evolving topic!
For more on current testing approaches, Dr. Pottinger recommended the following link. Fascinating to watch the virus mapping included!
The ArborHive Innovation Network is pleased to announce that the second issue of our monthly newsletter is out! If you haven’t already subscribed to have it delivered directly to your inbox, click on over to our webpage and sign up now. You can also download it from our Newsletter archive page or from this little link right here.