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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

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John CrombieFounder and PresidentUpStart Product Development

John Crombie is Vice President of R&D for Centaur Sports Medical. In addition, he is President of UpStart Product Development. In the past, he has developed innovative products for orthopedics, sports medicine, spine surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, general surgery, women's health procedures, diagnostic medical software, consumer, recreational, and global emerging markets. Previously, John was employed by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon and Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, by Pfizer's Howmedica and Leibinger, by Allergan, and by several private organizations and startups. He holds dual Bachelors degrees in Physiology and Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Management. Most notably, John has commercialized 70% of his 30 patents into new products spanning across 6 companies.

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