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Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center & Biotech Incubator

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

Office space and conference rooms
Private and Co-Working Wet lab space
Access to UMass engineering and research facilities & medical facilities
M2D2 Shared Equipment
UMass Lowell Core Research Facilities
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STTR/SBIR

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


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Additional STTR/SBIR information
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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

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