2015 M2D2 New Venture Competition Showcase Now Open for Registration

2015 M2D2 New Venture Competition Showcase

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
5-9 p.m.
University of Massachusetts Lowell
University Crossing, Moloney Hall,
220 Pawtucket Street, 2nd FL, Lowell MA 01854

The M2D2 New Venture Showcase event is sponsored by
Sallop Insurance & Silicon Valley Bank

The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) will be hosting the 2015 New Venture Competition Showcase Event on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Novel medical device technologies will be presented, followed by a poster and networking session.

This event will feature presentations and posters by medical device start-up companies and inventors, featuring new medical device design inventions that have been submitted to the 2015 M2D2 New Venture Competition. The presenting finalists will compete for a chance to win a total of $100,000 in services which include: Product Development, Business Development, Medical Development and laboratory space from M2D2, legal services from Mintz Levin, and services from Smith & Nephew, Boston Scientific and Omni Components.

Podium Presenting Companies

ADMETSYSAutomated Glucose Control
BioPactDrug Stabilization in Carbon Nanotubes
Cognition MedicalRapid Positioning Intubation
FusologicsAccelerated Bone Formation
Gel4MedAntimicrobial Synthetic Skin
IGI TechnologiesVisual Anatomy on Surgical Field
LCOUltrasound Bone Stimulator
LumaMedEvaluation of Cancer Tissue
Nido SurgicalCardioPort
NovopyxisDroplette Transdermal
PixelEXXSmall Endoscopy Imaging
ResorbiumBiocomposite Orthopedics
Soft RoboticsLimb Stabilization Device
Visium MedicalCatheter Based Ultrasound
Wellumina – Mobile Health Test with Smartphone

Poster Presenting Companies
Airway Management
Articulate Labs
Brio Device
Carepoint Solutions
Cellanyx Diagnostics
Cocoon Biotech
Disease Diagnostic Group
Future Healthcare
MayLy Life Sciences
New England Breath Tech
Nightingale App
PanTher Therapeutics
Pegasus Therapeutics
Protector Medical
PulseCare Medical
SunLife Light
Sunus Health
Wrasse Systems
Ymir Genomics

You also will be able to speak with current M2D2 member companies and M2D2 Innovation Hub Clients already taking advantage of M2D2’s benefits. The Showcase Event is for inventors, entrepreneurs, small businesses, future applicants as well as investors in the medical device industry.

Come see the new medical device ventures that will be showcased!

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Your registration fee includes Hors d’oeuvres, Beer & Wine!

Registration fee until March 25, 2015: $30
Registration fee after March 25, 2015: $40
April 1, 2015: $50

The M2D2 New Venture Competition is sponsored by
Mintz Levin, Smith & Nephew, Boston Scientific, Omni Components
and Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

The M2D2 Showcase Event is being sponsored by:
Arrow Electronics, Sallop Insurance and Silicon Valley Bank


M2D2 Third Annual New Venture Competition 2014

Sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP and Smith & Nephew, Inc.

in partnership with their sponsors Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP and
Smith & Nephew is hosting a medical device startup competition that
will find Massachusetts’ best new medical device ventures – and award
thousands of dollars worth of services.

M2D2 is pleased to
announce the M2D2 New Venture Competition 2014 to showcase the
innovative developments of early-stage medical device companies.
Companies will compete for $50,000 of services from M2D2, Nutter
McClennen & Fish LLP, and Smith & Nephew, Inc. See below for
description of services.

Who is Eligible

The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center – M2D2 New Venture Competition is open to medical device technology-based startup businesses. Companies developing devices which could impact Orthopedic Reconstruction, Sports Medicine, and Trauma are particularly encouraged to apply. The venture must involve the development of a new medical device. Companies need not be based in Massachusetts to be eligible.

Competition Details and Deadlines

Prizes $50,000
A total of $25,000 in M2D2 Services will be awarded, including:
Product Development (prototyping, etc.)
Business Development (business plans, market development, etc.)
Medical Development (clinician consultation, animal trials, etc.)
M2D2 Laboratory Space
A total of $15,000 in Legal Services from Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
A total of $10,000 in services from Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Entry Fees – Apply early to receive discounted application fees:
By January 31, 2014: $25
By February 10, 2014: $50

For full contest details, including application please contact Mary Ann Picard by email at m2d2@uml.edu or by phone at 978-934-3465. Check back again or check our website at www.uml.edu/M2D2 as we will be adding further information regarding the M2D2 New Venture Competition in the coming week!