AIROS Medical, Inc., a medical technology manufacturer and designer specializing in compression therapy, today announced that members of its executive team will meet with Pennsylvania state legislators in Harrisburg, PA, on April 30, 2019.
Gerald Makoid, CEO and president, and Darren Behuniak, vice president of operations and marketing, will participate in “Advocacy Day,” an event organized and driven by Life Sciences Pennsylvania (LSPA), the trade association for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s life sciences community. AIROS Medical joined the organization in 2018.
“For decades, Life Sciences Pennsylvania has been a beacon for the life sciences community, and Advocacy Day has become a staple their membership benefit package,” says Makoid. “Pennsylvania has a rich, vibrant environment for innovation, technology, and education in the areas of medical and diagnostic devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotech. We look forward to meeting with members of the state assembly to discuss how AIROS Medical, and our colleagues in the life sciences space, are helping patients, and to discussing the fiscal elements of supporting our industry in the Commonwealth.”
Founded in 1989, LSPA a works to ensure the Commonwealth has a business and public policy climate that unites and incentivizes all facets of the state’s diverse life sciences economy. LSPA represents biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, research, and investment entities, along with myriad service providers who support the industry. For more information about the organization, please visit www.lifesciencespa.org.
The agenda includes meetings with various legislators throughout the course of day to discuss attending companies’ innovations in patient care, state budgeting for research and development, grant aid, and more.