Battelle is the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, with over 22,000 employees at more than 60 locations globally. A 501(c)(3) charitable trust, Battelle was founded on industrialist Gordon Battelle’s vision that business and scientific interests can go hand-in-hand as forces for positive change.
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter.” Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.
MPR was founded 50 years ago by three industry-leading engineers, I. Harry Mandil, Robert Panoff, and Theodore Rockwell, whose vision to create a client-driven, excellence-oriented, "First Principles" based firm is still at the core of our organization. They can be seen in the photo, above, meeting with Glenn Seaborg (second from left), discoverer of plutonium, shortly after MPR's founding. Today, MPR stays true to their vision by remaining focused on the big picture. We're energized and inspired by projects that have real-world impact. We're dedicated to helping our clients achieve success by innovating market-leading technology solutions and processes that focus on sustainable business practices. We consider ourselves strategic partners with our clients and responsible industry leaders. Our culture of cross-disciplinary interaction, research, and knowledge-sharing helps us stay at the forefront of emerging technologies and anticipate trends and innovations. Because we break through difficult technology challenges and work across sectors and disciplines, we have the ability to react and adapt to any type of technology problem effectively.
The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) is a national trade association based in Washington, DC providing educational and advocacy assistance to innovative and entrepreneurial medical technology companies. Since 1992, MDMA has been the voice for smaller companies, playing a proactive role in helping to shape policies that impact the medical device innovator. This is accomplished by maintaining relationships with key Members of Congress, senior staff at FDA and CMS, and through the grassroots support of our members.
Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), is a trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world. AdvaMed’s membership has reached nearly 300 members and more than 80 employees with a global presence in countries including Europe, India, China, Brazil, and Japan. The Association acts as the common voice for companies producing medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems.