Application Deadline: M2D2 $50K Med Device Competition Sponsored by Smith & Nephew and Nutter McClennen & Fish

Monday, February 10 2014

This event was posted by University of Massachusetts Lowell

Event Inquiries

Location: M2D2, 600 Suffolk St, Lowell MA 01854

3rd Annual M2D2 New Venture Competition 2014 

 Presenting Sponsors

  Nutter McClennen & Fish and Smith and Nephew, Inc.

50K March Madness Spreads to the Medical Device Community!


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.

M2D2 is hosting a medical device startup competition that will find the best new medical device ventures - and award thousands of dollars worth 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  

Legal Services from Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Services from Smith & Nephew, Inc.    


Entry Fees - Apply early to receive discounted application fees:

By January 15th:  No charge; By January 31st: $25; By February 10th: $50

 Showcase presentation/pitch/poster sessions:  March 26th 5:30-9:00 at M2D2

Winners announced / award ceremony:  April 8th at Nutter McClennen & Fish in Boston

 For full contest details, including application go to:

Questions? Contact Mary Ann Picard by email at or by phone at 978-934-3403 


Funding for the event and prize services is generously provided for by our Presenting Sponsors.

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