As the laboratory research host for startup company Metactive Medical, M2D2 is thrilled to spread the word about the most recent trials of their innovative devices, the Blockstent Microcatheter™ and Ballstent Microcatheter™. Continue reading
Originally the province of the financial services industry, blockchain technology is now finding its place in the life sciences and healthcare field as well. Likewise, artificial intelligence and wide-ranging health economics and outcomes research are gaining traction and demonstrating their potential for clinical and economic impact to providers, payors, and healthcare decision-makers—allowing for efficient market access and a competitive edge.
A half-day medical affairs workshop on Thursday, September 13th will shed light on these and other topics from the frontiers of medical technology. Hosted by UMass M2D2 in Lowell, the session is open to all healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, investors and industry experts. Light breakfast, lunch, and ice cream will be served.
Finding and keeping the right talent within the life sciences industry can be difficult or nearly impossible at times. Luckily, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) wants to improve the talent pipeline in MA—starting with your workforce. Continue reading
Too often, people do not receive adequate and timely treatment for infectious diseases. We either do not seek care, or do so many days late, leading to severe illness, and transmission of infectious agents within the household, at the workplace, and in communities.
As a DRIVe program incubator, M2D2 is excited to spread the word that DRIVe, under their E.N.A.C.T. program, is now offering grant funding to startups who are working on game-changing technologies and novel innovations in health security. Continue reading
This is great news for medtech innovators. It was announced at the BIO International Convention yesterday that M2D2 was chosen by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to drive innovation in the health security space. We will be driving innovation in lifesaving medical technologies that solve challenging problems spanning modern health security threats and daily medical care.
Life science entrepreneurs and startups from both academia and the Boston ecosystem are invited to a special workshop on “Collisions of Value,” to be conducted by M2D2 and MPR Associates at the upcoming Deshpande Symposium on June 12 from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm. Continue reading
On Wednesday, May 30, four life science researchers from UMass Lowell and UMass Medical Center will vie for awards of in-kind support totaling $50,000 at the M2D2 Medical Device Innovation Pitch Competition. The competition will take place Wednesday, May 30, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm in Amphitheater 3 at the UMass Medical School Campus, 55 Lake Ave. North in Worcester. Continue reading
Life sciences start-ups are all about “the big idea.” But they’re also dollars-and-cents businesses, and at M2D2’s “Lunch & Learn” session on Wednesday, May 9 they can discover opportunities—exclusive to Massachusetts enterprises—that can help them scale and grow in the marketplace. (And oh by the way, it’s a FREE event.) Continue reading
Last night was a big night for seven life sciences innovators, as their devices were chosen as winners of the 7th annual M2D2 $200K Challenge at Mintz Levin’s Boston headquarters. Continue reading
It’ll all come together at the Boston offices of Mintz Levin this Tuesday evening, April 10, at the Award Ceremony and Networking Event for the 7th Annual M2D2 $200K Challenge. Everyone in the greater Boston medical technology and life sciences communities is welcome to attend. Continue reading