Brianna Schaeffer

Brianna Schaeffer is the VP of Engineering and has been with Boyd Technologies since 2014. In her current role, she oversees commercialization of new products, the material sourcing and product development platforms, and enacting the company’s strategic growth plan. Brianna received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Western New England University. Previously, she worked as a research and development engineer with Flo Design Sonics where she assisted in the development of a novel acoustophoretic liquid filtration system that focused on blood filtration and biopharmaceutical processing. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching figure skating at the local rinks and mentoring young women in STEM.

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Water Quality and Contaminants in Laboratory Use

  Water is one of the major utilities used by the pharmaceutical industry. It is used during the production of the finished product or as a cleaning agent for rinsing...

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Polymer Basics for Biopolymers

  Biopolymers have revolutionized lifesaving treatments and medical devices used in healthcare today. Scientists use these macromolecules to deliver drugs to patients,...

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Polymer Basics for Acetals

  In Brief Acetals are easy to machine, general-purpose engineering plastics of outstanding dimensional stability. They are high molecular and high crystalline plastics...

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Applications of Flexible Materials in Health Care

  In Brief Flexible materials combined with emerging technologies are at the forefront of health care innovations. Guiding recent advances are cost concerns,...

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Filtration Solution and Medical Membrane Device Development in IVD Applications: Current and Future Challenges

  In Brief The surging trends of an aging global population, the prevalence of chronic diseases, and the rise in outbreaks of infectious diseases have helped to expand...

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Demystifying Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (FMEAs) in Medical Device Manufacturing

  In Brief Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a design review tool used to identify and correct all possible failures in a product, service, design or...

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Challenges and Risks in Batch Bioprocessing

  In Brief Batch bioprocessing is the industry standard in biopharmaceutical production. Although the advancements in biomedical technology that have allowed for batch...

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So, is Aliphatic TPU Foam All it's Cracked Up To Be?

  In Brief Polyurethane raw materials themselves have long seen use as dressings in the medical industry, but aliphatic thermoplastic polyurethane (aliphatic TPU) foams...

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