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Michael Ferris - Occam Technology Group Managing Partner- to speak at BioFlorida Conference

12-12-2016 09:59 AM CET | Media & Telecommunications

Press release from: Occam Technology Group

TAMPA, Dec. 6, 2016 – Michael Ferris, Occam Technology Group’s Managing Partner, will represent Occam Technology Group - a leader in the Internet of Things and smart product design and development for medical devices and healthcare products – at the BioFlorida Annual Conference as speaker on the Next Generation Technology panel.

Michael Ferris, Managing Partner and Chairman of Occam Technology Group, will participate in the Next Generation Technology Panel at the BioFlorida Annual Conference on Monday, December 10, 2016, from 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.
Mr. Ferris was invited to participate due to Occam’s prominent role within the University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation in downtown Tampa, as well as the company’s expertise and cutting edge development in the areas of Internet-of-Things (IoT), Connected Medical Device Cybersecurity, and IoT Security (IoTsec).

Michael Ferris stated the following: “We currently find ourselves in a rapidly changing world where the fields of life sciences and connected technology are becoming increasingly interwoven, offering both, great opportunities and challenges alike now and in the near future. Great potential for the future of IoT can be found in the medical and bioagricultural arenas, areas in which Occam has traditionally enjoyed great partnerships that have allowed our company to work on the cutting edge of the industry and continue to do so today.” Mr. Ferris concluded: “I am very grateful for the opportunity, and feel honored to have been invited, to participate on the Next Generation Technology panel, allowing me to share some of the amazing developments happening in connected medical and healthcare technology with the greater Florida life sciences community.”

Gordon Ryerson, Occam Technology Group’s Managing Director added: “We are very pleased that Michael Ferris has been chosen to speak at BioFlorida’s Next Generation Technology panel, based on Occam’s extensive work in the fields of IoT and Connected Medical Devices. Michael is the ideal person to provide an outlook on where Next Generation Technology is headed and the many opportunities that lie ahead, as well as representing Occam’s commitment to advancing medical, industrial, and consumer products through smarter, more connected technologies.”

About BioFlorida and the BioFlorida Conference:

BioFlorida is the voice of Florida’s life sciences industry, representing nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.

BioFlorida’s Annual Conference is taking place from December 11-13, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. The program will bring together the life sciences community in the state, and showcase current science advancements, business achievements and public policy affecting the life sciences industry.

For additional details please visit or click “Conference” on the main header of

About Occam Technology Group:

Occam Technology Group is an industry award-winning product design and development firm with expertise ranging from medical devices to military applications and consumer products.

Occam Technology Group can take a device from concept or next generation through software / hardware design, V&V, prototyping, simulation and quality through regulatory and management of manufacturing, and product launch. Located inside the University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art healthcare simulation, training, research and innovation center in the center of Downtown Tampa, Florida; the Occam Technology Group team has helped many of the most innovative companies in the world achieve extraordinary results.

For more information, visit or call +1 844 622 2663.

Occam Technology Group
CAMLS Research & Innovation Center
124 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602

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