M2D2 Sponsor Event – ACCELERATION 2011: Nutter Early Stage Life Sciences Conference

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Please
find below information regarding the “Acceleration 2011: Nutter Early
Stage Life Sciences Conference. This event is being held by Nutter
McClennen & Fish LLP.

ACCELERATION 2011: Nutter Early Stage

Life Sciences Conference

November 17, 2011

3:00 – 7:00 pm

Nutter Conference Center

www.acceleration.nutter.com/2011

Presented by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Co-Presented by Halloran Consulting Group and PwC

An outstanding line-up of speakers is being assembled for this conference including representatives of Atlas Venture, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Novartis, Smith and Nephew, Longwood Founders Fund, and Pfizer. Two panel discussions will examine issues and trends in early-stage development among life science companies.

The first panel will seek to answer the question “How Lean is Too Lean?” and will consider some of the pitfalls and challenges faced by development stage life science companies as they execute on a lean business model from raw technology through the clinical and operational phases of development and finally to commercial launch. The second panel asks “Are Big Pharma and Big Device the New Development Accelerators?”and will examine how large companies are deploying new external investment and development models to optimize their “buy” and “build” pipelines.

This free event is available by invitation only. Please visit

www.acceleration.nutter.com/2011
to request an invitation, view the Agenda and other information.

M2D2 SBIR/STTR Workshop – November 2, 2011


M2D2 SBIR/STTR Workshop
Are you a medical device company thinking of applying for an SBIR/STTRgrant from NIH?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

5:30p.m. -7:30p.m.

M2D2 Innovation Hub Board Room

Wannalancit Mills Office and Technology Center

600 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor

Lowell, MA 01854

M2D2
is a Medical Device Innovation Hub between UMass Lowell and UMass
Worcester. M2D2 has a history of successfully helping entrepreneurs
submit and receive SBIR and STTRgrant
funds from NIH. Come learn about SBIR and STTRgrantopportunities
from NIH for medical device development and learn about the things you
need to know to apply.

The session will feature Dr. Natalie Rudolph, from Rudolph Biomedical Consultingas a distinguished speaker.

Dr.
Rudolph’s familiarity with both corporate and academic research culture
draws on more than 24 years of experience in the biotech and biomedical
industries. She held scientific
and management positions at two start-up biotechnology companies, where
she helped to develop and support three lines of biomedical assay
reagents, managed an intellectual property portfolio, and coordinated
technology licenses and extramural research collaborations.
For the last 17 years, she has worked with small companies and research
institutions to develop R&D project strategies and fund them
through non-dilutive grants and contracts.

M2D2 SBIR/STTR Workshop

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Please note all credit card & debit cards
are processed by paypal

Early registration admission fee $10.00

After Friday, October 28, 2001 admisstion fee $20.00

If you prefer to pay by check or cash, please email
m2d2@uml.edu
or call Ruth Dubey at 978-934-3499.
Please make checks payable to “M2D2”. ALL CHECK AND CASH TRANSACTIONS
MUST EMAIL M2D2 TO PRE-REGISTERNO LATERFRIDAY OCTOBER 28, 2011.

We would like to thank the following M2D2 sponsors for their support!

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Pictures from Grand Opening – M2D2 Medical Device Business Incubator, September 22, 2011

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Speaking Program. Starting from the left: Thomas Sommer, President of MassMEDIC, State Representative Thomas Golden, Senator Eileen Donoghue, Jay Gonzales, Secretary-Executive Office for Administration and Finance, Chancellor Marty Meehan, UMass Lowell, State Representative Kevin Murphy, Stephen McCarthy, M2D2 Co-Director, Charles Leahy, Vista Scientific LLC Co-Founder.

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Starting from the left: State
Representative Thomas Golden, Senator Eileen Donoghue, Jay Gonzales,
Secretary-Executive Office for Administration and Finance, Thomas Sommer, President of MassMEDIC, Chancellor
Marty Meehan, UMass Lowell, State Representative Kevin Murphy, Stephen McCarthy, M2D2 Co-Director,
Charles Leahy, Vista Scientific LLC Co-Founder.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. From the left: John Sullivan, Vice Chancellor for Research, UMass Medical School, Susan Windham-Bannister, President and CEO Mass Life Sciences Center, Jay Gonzales,
Secretary-Executive Office for Administration and Finance, State
Representative Thomas Golden, Chancellor
Marty Meehan, UMass Lowell, Stephen McCarthy, M2D2 Co-Director, Senator Eileen Donoghue.

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Inventor and Researcher Poster Session. From the left: Robert Thompson, Charles Leahy, Ed Ellis, Jack Rulander, Stephen Johnston, Vista Scientific LLC and Stephen McCarthy, M2D2 Co-Director.

For more pictures, please click on the following link to the online gallery:

http://web.uml.edu/gallery/index.php/Events/M2D2-Opening-9-22-2011