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!

First Ever M2D2/Mexico Medical Device Collaboration Networking Event

M2D2 is proud to host the first-ever M2D2/Mexico Medical Device
Collaboration to be held Monday, September 23, 2013from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
to be held at he UMass Lowell Elisia & Mark Saab Emerging
Technologies & Innovation Building. Join us for this networking
opportunity in cooperation with the Consulate General of Mexico in
Boston in welcoming a contingent of medical device entrepreneurs from
Mexico while networking with professional industry partners, business
leaders, and dignitaries. Registration fee $10 per person before
09/06/2013 and $20. per person after 09/06/2013. REGISTER HERE!

And visit us at www.uml.edu/M2D2 for more information about future events and M2D2 Services. Questions can be sent to M2D2.