Keynote Speaker

Secretary Gregory Bialecki

Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development


5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

M2D2 Innovation Hub
600 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01854

Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is proud to host and sponsor this MVVF Presentation Event.

Secretary Greg Bialecki will be discussing
the state’s economic development strategic plan, which was recently
submitted to the Legislature. The plan outlines five
initiatives-including increased support for innovation and
entrepreneurship-that build on the Patrick-Murray Administration’s job
creation and economic development strategy that has led Massachusetts
out of the global economic recession faster than the rest of the nation.

There will also be a question and answer session at the end of Secretary Bialecki’s presentation.

About Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)

M2D2 is a cooperative effort between the University of Massachusetts
Lowell and the University of MassachusettsWorcester. The M2D2
initiative aims to bring Massachusetts-developed medical devices into
production. M2D2 hashelped over 23 companies bring their
products through development and also offers small companies and
inventors the ability to license space in the newly renovated innovation
hub.The M2D2 initiative, originally supported with seed funding from
the office of the UMass President, also received
support from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative’s John Adams
Innovation Institute and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Merrimack Valley Venture Forum (MVVF)
MVVF isa non-profit organization that facilitates business growth
in the region’s technology and scientific sectors by serving the needs
of entrepreneurs, emerging and established companies, professional
service providers, academia and investment community.

Formore information regarding registration for this M2D2 sponsored event please contact Ruth Dubey at M2D2 by email

M2D2 Platinum Sponsor

M2D2 NEW VENTURE COMPETITION SHOWCASE Sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center
Wannalancit Business Center
600 Suffolk Street, Lowell, MA 01854

March Madness Spreads to the Medical Device Community!

The Massachusetts Medical
Device Development Center (M2D2) will be hosting a New Venture
Competition Showcase Event on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Novel medical
device technologies will be presented, followed by
a poster and networking session.

Thisevent will feature
presentations and posters by Medical Device start-up companies and
inventors featuring new medical design inventions that have been
submitted to the M2D2 New Venture Competition tournament.
The presenting finalists will compete for a chance to win a total of
$15,000 in M2D2 Services including: Engineering Services, Business
School Services and Medical School Services.

Come see the new medical
device ventures that will be showcased. You also will be able to speak
with current member companies and M2D2 Tenants already taking advantage
of the M2D2’s benefits.

This Showcase Event is for Inventors, Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses as well as investors in the medical device industry

Register Now!

Please note that all debit cards/credit cards are processed through PayPal.

Registration Fee until March 21st–$20.00

After March 21st–$30.00

If you have any questions regarding this event please feel free to email us at or phone us at 978-934-3465.


Automated Medical Instruments, Inc. (AMI)
Crescent Innovations, Inc.
Floelle, Inc.
Flow Forward Medical LLC
Immunotrex Biologics Corporation
Infection Preventions Solutions Inc. (IPS)
Lucifics, Inc.
MedicaMetrix, Inc.
OnSite Therapeutics, Inc.

TherraTorr Medical, Inc.

UMass Worcester
X-trinsic Neurovascular
Windgap Medical

Shinji Yue

We would like to thank our Platinum sponsor Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP
for sponsoring this event!