December 2012 Archives

2nd Annual M2D2 New Venture Competition

Sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

$20K in Prizes

March Madness Spreads to the Medical Device Community!


M2D2 is hosting a medical device startup tournament 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 Massachusetts. The venture must involve the development of a new medical device.


Competition Details and DeadlinesFirst Round: Entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013.

  • Entry Applications and executive summaries must be submitted via email to by 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2013. Entry Applications are available at (navigate to the events page). 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 16, 2013.  


Second Round: Detailed M2D2 New Venture application forms are due on Friday, March 15, 2012 and applicants who advance to this round will give presentations on Wednesday, March 27, 2012.

  • The finalists will be invited to submit a detailed M2D2 New Venture application form by 5 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2012.
  • The finalists also will be required to present before a panel of expert judges at M2D2 on March 27, 2012 beginning at 6 p.m. The presentations will be a maximum of 5 minutes in length and followed by a brief Q&A session with the judges.


Winners' Ceremony - April 10

  • Three winners will be selected. The winners and award amounts will be announced in April at the Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP offices located at Seaport West, 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA.



A total of $20,000

$10,000 in M2D2 Services will be awarded, including:

  • Engineering Services (prototyping, etc.)
  • Business School Services (business plans, market development, etc.)
  • Medical School Services

$10,000 in Legal Services provided by Nutter

Please call the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) at 978-934-3465 if you have any questions or if you need further assistance.


We would like to thank Nutter, McClennen and Fish LLP, our Platinum Sponsor for their support of M2D2!

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