M2D2 is hosting a medical device startup competition that will find Massachusetts' best new medical device ventures – and award thousands of dollars worth of services for product development.
Who is Eligible
The M2D2 new Venture Competition is open to medical device technology-based startup businesses located in Massachsuetts. The venture must involve the development of a new medical device.
Competition Details and Deadlines
First Round: Entries are due by 5:00pm, Friday, February 1, 2013 (late submission will not be accepted)
Entry Applications and executive summaries must be submitted via email to M2D2@uml.edu by 5pm Friday, February 1, 2013. Applications are available by way of the link below or at http://www.uml.edu/M2D2. There is a $25 entry fee. Applicants will be judged by a team of medical device experts.
Finalists will be chosen from the pool of applicants and notified by February 15, 2013.
Second Round: Detailed Applications are due on Friday, March 1, 2013 and applicants who advance to this round will give presentations on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
The finalists will be invited to submit a detailed M2D2 New Venture application form by 5:00pm, Friday, March 1, 2013.
The finalists also will be required to present before a panel of expert judges at M2D2 on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 beginning at 6:00pm. The presentations will be a maximum of 5 minutes in length and followed by a brief Q&A session with the judges.
Winner's Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Three winners will be selected. The winners and award amounts will be announced on April 10, 2013 at the Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP offices located at Seaport West, 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA.
Prizes - $20,000
A total of $10,000 in M2D2 Services will be awarded, including:
- Engineering Services (prototyping, etc.)
- Business School Services (business plans, market development, etc.)
- Medical Device Services
- A total of $10,000 in Legal Services from Nutter McClennen & FIsh LLP.