ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Life Sciences Pipeline announced the panelists for its 2007 Manufacturers Forum being held on October 16 at the Lansing Center in Lansing, MI. The event is from 1-5 p.m. and will lead into the opening reception of the 2007 MichBio Expo, where forum attendees will be able to walk the Expo exhibit floor seeing and meeting a variety of life science companies.
Attendees will learn what traditional manufacturers need to do to become part of the medical device supply chain and the challenges they face in doing so. This will be a valuable session for companies looking to diversify into this growing industry as well as those seeking new channels for their products and services. The panel includes purchasing representatives and industry experts including:
Steve Bradley, Stryker Medical
Linda Chamberlain, West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative
Rob Hess, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
Michael Kitchen, Atek
Rebecca Lehrmann, Accuri Cytometers
Robert Nesky, MicroMachine
Christophe Sevrain, CJPS Enterprises
Jim Smyth, Creative Technology Services
TBD, Beaumont Hospitals
"This event presents a unique opportunity for manufacturing companies to listen to and meet a diverse group of their potential customers in the medical device arena," said Pipeline Director, Steve Field.
Registration links can be found at http://www.michbio.org/Expo.
The Michigan Life Sciences Pipeline is funded by Michigan's 21st
Century Jobs Fund to focus resources on commercializing life sciences
activity in the state. Once complete, the Pipeline will help move companies
along the development continuum more rapidly by providing access to
training and education, funding resources, networking and partnering
opportunities, talent and facilities, legal assistance, etc. An interactive
|SOURCE Michigan Life Sciences Pipeline|
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