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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS! - August 2016
MEDC taps Harris as new executive director
First coworking space opens in Marlborough
The DAVIS Companies, in collaboration with Marblehead-based WorkTable, have opened a new coworking space for
entrepreneurs and local small businesses
Marlborough hosts state Special Olympics tourney
More than 1,000 Massachusetts Special Olympians descended on Marlborough to compete in the annual Tournament of Champions, held for the first time in the city.
Reuse study of Walker Building moves forward
The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation recently tapped Cambridge-based architects SMMA to study potential future uses for the Walker Building.
CHAMP supplies 85% of Olympic soccer cleats
Marlborough’s CHAMP dug into the 2016 Rio Olympics this summer, supplying 85 percent of soccer and other sports competitors with cleats in their shoes.
National insurer to cover Hologic's 3D breast exam
Hologic's 3D mammography exam will now be covered for all of Cigna's members, marking the first national insurer to cover the procedure.
Quest Diagnostics selected for ancestry testing
A Quest Diagnostics facility in Marlborough will be the testing site for a partnership geared towards helping consumers learn more about their genetic ethnicity and origins.
FDA approves Boston Sci defibrillator system
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an implanted defibrillator system from Boston Scientific for use with MRI machines.
ReWalk exoskeleton placements double
Placements of ReWalk Robotics' exoskeletons more than doubled in Q2, while a German court declared the system to be medically necessary and must be covered by insurance
ReWalk teams with Stanford for exoskelton study
Marlborough exoskelton developer ReWalk Robotics has teamed with the Stanford University School of Medicine to perform a post-market study of its products
Sunovion schizophrenia study yields new dosage
A study by Marlborough drug maker Sunovion Pharmaceuticals found positive results for dosing increases of Latuda in treating people with schizophrenia
Oxford Immunotec posts 34% revenue gain
Oxford Immunotec posted a 34-percent gain in revenue for the second quarter and has adjusted up its guidance for the full year to up to $84.5 million in revenue
Web Industries new hire to expand customer base
Marlborough's Web Industries is seeking to ramp up its contract manufacturing with the help of Kevin Young, the company's new vice president of corporate development
Diamond sharpener looks ahead after acquisition
DMT was acquired by Acme United Corp. in February. Together, the companies hope to continue to innovate in the diamond sharpening realm.
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Prior to her appointment as
MEDC Executive Director,
to WMCT TV about
innovation, hospitality training and other Marlborough news.
September 12th @ 4pm - 8pm
Embassy Suites Hotel
This course is free for employees of Marlborough restaurants and hotels.
Registration is required.
To register, contact:
Linda Martins | 508-229-2010
LABOR DAY PARADE
Monday, September 5th
The 65th annual run of New England's largest Labor Day Parade is just days away! Enjoy and cheer on the floats, bands and entertainers along the 1.7 mile route. For more info, go to:
September 3rd - 5th
Sts Anargyroi Greek Church
Enjoy Greek food, drinks, music, dancing, and many other activities for the whole family. For more info, go to:
September 30th - October 1st
If you like good food, music, and fun competitions, then the annual Marlborough Heritage Festival and Oktoberfest is sure to deliver. For more info, go to:
October 1st @
12pm - 2pm
Main St. (in front of City Hall)
The national adventure TV series Fireball Run is coming through our city! Join us to help show off the Marlborough spirit. For more info, contact:
MEDC @ 508-229-2010
MRCC @ 508-485-7746
September 13th @
22 Boston Wharf Rd.
Join Bisnow, MEDC and the Boston Real Estate community for a morning of networking and big-think discussions!
Use our special discount code MEDC20H0D2 for 20% off
the price of admission!
For more info, go to:
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