For this edition of the Member Spotlight Q&A, we decided to take a slightly different approach. We have adapted this to the Membership Advantage Spotlight Q&A, and we sat down with Fisher Scientific. Fisher Scientific is pleased to partner with MedTech as the primary supplier of laboratory products. Among the many benefits you will receive by taking advantage of the agreement are leveraged buying power for laboratory and safety supplies, equipment, chemicals, reagents, and a host of services. Here is what Fisher had to say:
Tell us about your organization and your current initiatives:
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
What role does your organization play in the bio/med industry? What sets you apart?
We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market, and increase laboratory productivity.
As Thermo Fisher Scientific, our unique scale and depth create distinct competitive advantage; complementary segments create a differentiated customer offering. We have the ability to deploy capital to create significant incremental value. We have a long track record of successfully executing a proven growth strategy.
What made you join the MedTech Membership Advantage Program?
We recognize the importance of supporting the NY bio/med ecosystem. We look to provide partnership to the members to leverage buying power on laboratory supplies, safety supplies, chemicals, and reagents. We also offer proactive account management, commodity level product discounts, continuous cost improvement, eCommerce solutions, supply chain and logistics support.
What do you see as the biggest challenge in the bio/med industry according to your sector of work?
One of the biggest challenges in the bio/med industry is continued funding to drive innovation and collaboration between academia and start-up while recognizing the value of partnership that can be provided by industry. Additionally, policy and technology continue to change and evolve and it is critical to stay ahead of the market.
What is in the upcoming pipeline for your organization? Where is your focus?
High impact innovation – meeting evolving customer needs through a successful R&D strategy
Scale in High growth / Emerging Markets – delivering a differentiated customer experience in high growth regions
Unique Customer Value Proposition – helping customers to meet their goals for innovation and productivity