Medical Device Design and Business Development For Entrepreneurs Course

M2D2 and MassMEDIC


Medical Device Design and Business Development For Entrepreneurs Course

When: Tuesday January 29, 2013-Tuesday March 26, 2013 (This course will run Tuesday evenings of each week for 8 weeks – There will not be a class held on March 12.)
Where:Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center, 600 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor, Wannalancit Mills-Business Ctr, Lowell, MA 01854
Course Purpose: The purpose of this course is to provide aspiring entrepreneurs the necessary toolbox to bring their medical device to market
Course Subjects: Needs finding, disease state fundamentals, concept generation, intellectual property basics, regulatory affairs basics, reimbursement basics, business models, prototyping, animal trials, final concept selection, and fundraising

Course Instructors:

  • Dr. Nathanial Hafer, UMass Medical School
  • Dr. Stephen Johnston, UMass Lowell
  • Dr. Scott Latham, UMass Lowell
  • Dr. Christopher Macomber, UMass Memorial Medical School
  • Dr. Stephen McCarthy, UMass Lowell
  • Dr. Sheila Noone, Darthmouth College
  • Dr. Satinder Rawat, UMass Medical School
  • Dr. Steven Tello, UMass Lowell
  • Kerry Lee Andken, UMass Lowell
  • Timothy Looney, Northeast Biomedical
  • Jill Murthi, UMass Lowell
  • Eric Weber, Apneuvent

Textbook (included): Biodesign, The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies, by Zenos, Makower & Yock

Course Cost: $450.00 Class registration Fee – Early Registration closes for this course on 01/15/2013. (Registration fee will be $550.00 after 01/15/2013)

Registration: to our events webpage)

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We would like to thank Nutter, McClennen and Fish LLP, our Platinum Sponsor for their support of M2D2!

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Fundraising Tips-Rescheduled

Presented by
Jeremy Halpern
Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP

Monday, November 19, 2012
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This presentation will focus on the following:
Target Customers, Solutions, Markets and Business Models
Jeremy Halpern is a partner in the Business Department and the Director of Business Development for the Emerging Companies Group at Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP. Jeremy’s practice focuses on private equity, venture capital, and angel financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity and entrepreneurial compensation matters, and general start-up support. As a former entrepreneur, Jeremy spends a large portion of his time on behalf of the firm, connecting with and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in New England.

Concurrently, Jeremy serves on the Board of The Capital Network and on the Board of Directors of MassVentures, the venture capital arm of the Commonwealth. Jeremy is also a Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at Tufts University, a Connector in the Boston World Partnership, and a proud co-founder of BostonIDEA (helping the entrepreneurship community in the Innovation District build relationships), and of MassApps (a mobile application development competition leveraging public data).

This presentation will take place at the:
Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)
Wannalancit Mills Office & Technology Center
600 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-3465
We would like to thank Nutter, McClennen and Fish LLP for their support as an M2D2 Platinum Sponsor!