Susan Stipa, president of McDAY, lent her expertise via Skype to Inc60s latest event at the Bank of Ireland, Galway. Participants asked specific questions about how to develop their businesses in the U.S. market. Click on the title to see the full video!
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November 2, 2015 – Philadelphia – The Beck Group will be unveiling the newest virtualization tool for manufacturing design, at the Annual ISPE meeting next week in Philadelphia. “Early facility design and process integration decreases time to market,” says Steve Springer, Director, Beck Group. The current planning and design process for new and retrofit manufacturing projects [ Click Title for Full Article ]
October 8, 2015, Castlebar, County Mayo: Susan Stipa, president of McDAY, will be hosting a lunchtime Q&A sesssion for inc60, at the Innovation Business Centre in Castlebar, County Mayo this Friday, October 9, 2015. Called “First Steps for Doing Business in the US,” participating companies will receive expert guidance and learn how to navigate the [ Click Title for Full Article ]
September 22, 2015, Philadelphia, PA: The Irish American Business Chamber Network is announcing a breakfast panel discussion on October 7th, at the Union League in Philadelphia. Sign up is at http://tinyurl.com/pxmjutc
This distinctive symposium provides local pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovators direct access to industry leaders with experience in preparing companies for the scientific, logistical, manufacturing [ Click Title for Full Article ]
You know you are a certain age when you ask someone if they remember “Where’s the Beef?” ad campaign and they smile. If you are too young to remember it, check it out here; it still cracks me up:
The woman in the famous Wendy’s commercial was Clara Peller, who was 81 when the [ Click Title for Full Article ]
August 2015 – Congratulate Gerard Creaner, CEO of GetReSkilled for continuing to define the conversation around Quality Culture in the world of pharmaceuticals. While FDA has been focused on developing metrics to define quality, there has been surprisingly little attention paid to the quality metrics around the People Factor, which author Gerry Creaner shows is related [ Click Title for Full Article ]
We are proud to announce that Susan Stipa, McDay’s President and Owner, was named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of their “People on the Move“!
“Susan Stipa recently purchased and became president of McDAY, a strategic marketing communications and PR firm. A chemical engineer and former Commercial Director at Foster Wheeler’s Biokinetics, she [ Click Title for Full Article ]
I came across this interesting article on scientific journalism, Writing for a Scientific Audience recently:
It made me think about how scientists learn to express complicated subjects for those outside their own disciplines. In college, one of the best things about majoring in the sciences was forgoing long essays on “My Favorite Place on Campus” [ Click Title for Full Article ]
Summer, 2015 – McDAY’s staff meetings in June were held all over the area. The newest member of the McDAY team, Christine Buek, VP Technical Accounts, and President Susan Stipa regularly meet while jogging, and the two also met with Kathleen Kenneally, Account Manager, at Tir Na Nog in Philadelphia, prior to the Irish American Business Chamber end of year [ Click Title for Full Article ]
July 23, 2015 – The IVT Statistics in Validation conference was held June 23rd and 24th at the DoubleTree Hilton in Philadelphia, PA, sponsored by a McDAY client, Kneat Validation Lifecycle Software. Regulators worldwide are accelerating the use of statistical principles and increasing their expectations of industry to implement and use data efficiently within the [ Click Title for Full Article ]
June 1, 2015 – McDAY president Susan Stipa was pleased to unveil the company’s new website today.
“McDAY targets a completely unique niche, focusing on highly technical clients in the pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical, and oil/gas industries. We have a 27 year history in the process industries and life sciences and are pleased that our website showcases our [ Click Title for Full Article ]
Engineers and scientists are certainly considered some of the smartest individuals around. Even in engineering school there were hierarchies – electrical engineering and biochemical or chemical are considered the toughest disciplines, with mechanical and computer and civil engineering considered more tolerable amid an extremely challenging 4-5 years of schoolwork.
I am going to make a [ Click Title for Full Article ]
May 22, 2015 – In June, Bill Brydges, CEO of Brydges Group, and Susan Stipa, president of McDAY, will travel together to visit Amgen, Novartis, Biogen Idec, Pfizer, Genzyme, LotusWorks, and A/Z Corporation to discuss a variety of new products and solutions with senior executives in manufacturing and operations.
McDAY and The Brydges Group often collaborate with [ Click Title for Full Article ]
On a walk with my 12-year-old golden retriever, a fellow stroller stopped to pet him and as we waved goodbye, said, “always nice to meet another dog person.” That got me thinking about how certain terms bring to mind certain attributes. If this stranger and I had met without the leash attached to my wrist, [ Click Title for Full Article ]
Scientists and writers? The two professions bring to mind images that, initially, feel completely at odds – test tubes and laboratories versus pens and computers, equations and logic versus language, dialogue and creative use of adjectives, for example. Dare I say safety glasses versus reading glasses?
This is a chasm that has always seemed much [ Click Title for Full Article ]
April 22, 2015 – McDAY held a press briefing for client Klyo Collaborative, which completely packed a meeting room at Interphex 2015. Dr. Barry Holtz presented a brief overview of this pharmaceutical industry alliance, which offers serious levels of expertise from bench scale to bedside. One of their differentiators from any design/engineering company around is their [ Click Title for Full Article ]
Interphex New York City, April 21, 2015 – Our President, Susan Stipa (right, above), was pleased to catch up with IDEA2.0 client Geoff Middleton (center, above) and Bill Brydges (left, above) at Interphex 2015 in New York. She sat in on many meetings, including a lunch with the Director of Manufacturing, Facilities, and Engineering for BARDA [ Click Title for Full Article ]
April 2015 – Scopefish, Lotusworks, BSM, Kneat Validation Lifecycle Management, GetReSkilled, and the Klyo Collaborative are all working with McDay, at Interphex, to promote their services. McDAY is hosting a press conference at 11 am on Tuesday, April 21st at the Jacob Javits Convention Center for the newly formed Klyo Collaborative, a pharmaceutical alliance of companies [ Click Title for Full Article ]