Connecting the resources of UMass to medical device companies in the Commonwealth.

About M2D2

Massachusetts Medical Device Development (M2D2) is a lifeline for medical device, life sciences and biotech startups. Our mission is to provide startups with a vibrant innovation environment including access to world-class facilities, industry and academic experts, and a vast array of resources that provide a path from proof of concept through to commercialization. Our collaborative approach promotes and strengthens startup diversity, health equity, and innovation, with government and industry partners from across the Life Sciences ecosystem.

Space on offer:

  • Office space; shared & private
  • Meeting rooms; small groups & large events
  • Wet labs; shared & private

Equipment available:

  • Access to Core Research Facilities
  • Lab, prototyping equipment & maker spaces

Opportunities include:

  • Annual global startup competitions
  • $200K Challenge
  • Barracuda Bowl
  • Federal grant programs:
    • Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
    • Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies (CAPCaT)
    • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant support
  • Global accelerator program:
    • Innovating Medical Products: Action, Commercialization, Technology (IMPACT)

The perfect place to nurture innovation:

  • A connected ecosystem of resources to enable and promote all innovators
  • Collaborative events & programs connecting innovators with industry partners
  • Talent pathways aiding industry recruitment and team development
  • Virtual programs & residency providing a global platform for teams to launch from

Please click on the following bios below to learn more about the M2D2 team members.

Meet Our Team