M2D2 Announces 2020 $200K Challenge Finalists!

Winners of the 2020 M2D2 $200K Challenge will be announced April 7, 2020.

15 finalists have been selected from more than 250 applicants for the 9th Annual M2D2 $200K Challenge. This year’s participation sets a new record for the competition!

LOWELL, Massachusetts – The University of Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) today announced the finalists in its 9th annual $200K Challenge after reviewing a record-setting 250+ applications.

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Catching up with $200K Challenge Winner UroMonitor

UroMonitor, developed by Prof. Margot Damaser of Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute, was a first-prize winner at the 2019 M2D2 $200K Challenge.

Last April, UroMonitor, a wireless, insertable pressure sensor to assist in the diagnosis of urinary incontinence, was named a first-place winner at the 8th annual M2D2 $200K Challenge. Led by device creator Professor Margot Damser, Ph.D., of the Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute, UroMonitor won the first Hologic Award as well. With the 2020 Challenge right around the corner, we checked in with Margot to see what’s happened with her innovation over the last year.

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