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New Hampshire Bio/Medical Council to Applaud Leaders

The New Hampshire Bio/Medical Council will honor industry, government and educational leaders on October 8 at their first annual awards dinner held at Wentworth-by-the-Sea Country Club.

The award categories range from “Leadership” to “Inspiration,” “Up and Coming” and “Conduit.” Presenting the awards will be members of the board of directors who have nominated their peers for distinguished service to the industry. 

Jackie Eastwood, founder of Salient Surgical Technologies (formerly TissueLink Medical) is the keynote speaker for the event. Special guests include New Hampshire Department of Resources & Economic Development Commissioner George Bald.

“Growing a business from the ground up in New Hampshire has been a rewarding experience,” Eastwood said. “There is a plethora of educational, professional and industry resources available. Our team made the lifestyle choice to be here and it has paid off. ”

NH Bio/Medical Council President Paula Newton

NH Bio/Medical Council President Paula Newton

“For the first time we are privileged to recognize talented, inspirational, and educational professionals who contribute to the state’s economic growth and are furthering the state-of-the-art for life sciences,” added Paula Newton, president of the New Hampshire Bio/Medical Council and chairman of the New England Biotech Association. “We want to encourage those being honored to continue to lead, mentor and connect others to our industry.”

The council expects almost 100 people at the gala event and looks forward to honoring their strategic partner, BioConnectNH and Great Bay Community College for their continuous support. President Will Arvelo will speak about the many programs in life science for youth and college age students in an effort to develop life science careers in the state of New Hampshire.

Tickets are priced at $35 and can be purchased online at www.nhbiomed.org/annualdinner.

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