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.
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 Tuesday, June 5 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 health care professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, investors and industry experts. Light breakfast and lunch will be served. Continue reading
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
Westford, MA – MedAcuity, a specialist software engineering company that provides safety-critical development services to the MedTech industry, has joined the growing list of sponsors for the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2). M2D2 is a University of Massachusetts-affiliated incubator for early stage medical device and biotech startups. Continue reading
Nolen Ortho is one of 20 medtech startups chosen as finalists in the 7th annual M2D2 $200K Challenge. Founder/Inventor Darren Nolen tells the story of his innovation’s journey from inspiration to the Challenge finals.
What is the innovation you’ve entered in the M2D2 $200K Challenge?
Nolen Ortho develops next-generation tissue repair materials using our controlled activation technology: bone glue, osteoporosis repair, spinal fusion. Continue reading
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Last night, more than 200 attendees got a inside look at the future of medical device technology in Moloney Hall at UMass Lowell. Jennifer Griffin of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center delivered the opening remarks, saying, “The sense of community is … Continue reading