LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon announced today that it has formed a new alliance with the World Medical Device Organization, WMDO. WMDO, headquartered in Switzerland, and offices in Minneapolis, is the medical device industry's most trusted source of professional online training with a global education program throughout the medical device product lifecycle. UBM Canon's leading MedTech brands, Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) and Qmed, are at the forefront of this key partnership.
"We are thrilled to offer our audience access to valuable, turn-key industry certification programs, corporate training, and other online learning resources to help advance their knowledge and skillset in the medical device manufacturing space," stated Stephen Corrick, Executive Vice-President and Managing Director of UBM Canon. "The training solutions and online courses offered by WMDO are world class."
WMDO provides over 150 unique and innovative multimedia training courses covering worldwide requirements applicable throughout a medical device lifecycle. From entry to senior level, WMDO's training solutions cover pre-clinical, regulatory, quality assurance, clinical, post market surveillance, reimbursement and health technology. WMDO's training courses are specifically developed to offer today's medical device professional the convenience, flexibility and cost effectiveness of state-of-the-art online content delivery that's not only on demand and just in time, but provides the most up to date knowledge and expert insight for a truly effective and practical learning experience with long-term, measurable results.
"WMDO is proud to partner with UBM Canon, MD+DI, and Qmed and we look forward to sharing our expertise and course offerings to a broader audience of medical device professionals," stated Danielle Giroud, Founder of WMDO. WMDO will be exhibiting alongside UBM Canon at the upcoming MD&M Chicago event, June 19-21.
UBM Canon's brands are significant leaders in their markets, globally, regionally, and locally. The extensive knowledge and unrivaled experience of WMDO's experts and authorities will serve as the core for developing industry professionals' knowledge, critical skills, and competitive advantage that will help contribute to the success of the global medtech industry.
About UBM Canon
UBM Canon, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.
The World Medical Device Organization (WMDO) is the world's premium provider of online training for medical device professionals. With over 150 courses online, from pre-clinical through post-market requirements, WMDO combines the extensive experience of the industry's leading experts and authorities with the convenience, flexibility and cost effectiveness of state-of-the-art content delivery to provide the most powerful and relevant learning experience available in the medical device industry.
SOURCE UBM Canon