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Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center

The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is a lifeline for the state’s smaller medical device companies, offering inventors and executives easy, affordable, and coordinated access to world-class researchers and resources at the UMass Lowell and the UMass Medical School campuses of the University of Massachusetts.

M2D2 Services

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Business Development

Business opportunity assessment, Business Plan development services, Engineering & Design assistance
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Engineering & Design

Prototype design and development services, prototype costing and manufacturing assistance
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Clinical Pathway

  • Consultation for clinical pathway studies
  • Access to patient population for clinical trials
  • Facilitates partnership with clinical investigators
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Incubator Space & Facilities

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STTR/SBIR funding and forms (STTR due dates are April 5, August 5 and December 5 annually)

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We can also refer you to M2D2 network partners for additional capabilities including:

  • A network of private sector design, fabrication, and testing firms
  • Interface with MassMEDIC IGNITE program
  • Connections to Massachusetts Venture Capitalist and Angel Network
  • Market research and analysis
  • Regulatory support for FDA submissions