Press Release

StarFish Medical Joins Biocom

August 29, 2014

Victoria BC—August 29, 2014—StarFish Medical, a Profit 500 medical device design company, today announced it has joined Biocom as a Contract Research Organization (CRO) member.  Biocom is a regional life science association representing more than 600 medical device, diagnostic, mHealth, biotech,  pharmaceutical companies and CROs throughout Southern California.

“Biocom is happy that Starfish Medical has decided to join Biocom,” said Joseph D. Panetta, President & CEO, Biocom Board of Directors.  Biocom’s CRO Initiative fosters the creation of an outsourcing community while identifying ways to connect local companies to this expanding network. Through a series of events that educate local industry companies about the vast array of services that CROs/CMOs have to offer, Biocom also identifies ways to connect member companies to this expanding network.

“We’re looking forward to working more closely with Biocom members and participating in the Digital Health and CRO Committees,” noted Scott Phillips, President of StarFish Medical. “We’ve previously spoken and exhibited at Biocom’s DeviceFest events and Biocom is home to several clients and advisors. As committee members in key initiatives, we hope to increase our contribution to the Biocom community.”

About StarFish Medical

StarFish Medical is a Medical Device Design company with a full complement of design, development, and manufacturing services. We use our Pathfinder™ process to reduce wasted effort and increase success for medical device product definition, technical engineering, and product development. Prototype and volume production are delivered within an ISO 13485 certified Quality Management System with an FDA registered manufacturing and clean room facility.

About Biocom

Biocom focuses on initiatives that position the Southern California life science industry competitively on the world stage, and on the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life.

StarFish Medical media contact:

Mike Camplin



Biocom media contact:

Heidi Giesing Chokeir

Canale Communications


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