News: Biomedical Device Summit

UWB BBTI Hosts 2008 Washington State Biomedical Device Summit

University of Washington Bothell
Thursday, May 15, 2008 ~ 4:00 - 7:00pm

The 2008 Washington State Biomedical Device Summit followed an intense effort to survey, analyze, and report on the economic impact of the Biomedical Device industry in Washington State.

The Summit, the first ever to focus solely on the region's Biomedical Device sector, attracted more than 200 guests, including executives from the Biomedical Device industry, legislators, government officials,researchers, media, service providers, and economic development professionals.

In addition to a presentation on the report findings, the event featured a panel discussion by key executives from the region's Biomedical Device industry followed by the launch of the Biomedical Device Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ). During the networking reception that followed, attendees had an opportunity to interface with a few of the Biomedical Device products developed in Washington State.

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Forty-nine percent of UW Bothell's first year students are the first in their families to attend college.