After Record Year for Medical Device Innovation, FDA Looks Toward Patient Safety

After Record Year for Medical Device Innovation, FDA Looks Toward Patient Safety »

  In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 106 novel devices, surpassing the 40-year record of 99 set in 2017 and capping eight years of steady improvement, according to remarks from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Going forward, the regulator intends to fight for greater patient safety when it comes to medical…
Collaboration Needs to Be Better Understood in the Medical Device Industry

Collaboration Needs to Be Better Understood in the Medical Device Industry »

  Today, medical device makers, which have historically focused on research, development and manufacturing, are far from having a single role within the healthcare-delivery supply chain. Instead, value models transform the role of the medical device industry from supplier/seller to collaborator, one aligned with other stakeholders to focus on long-term care of the patient, from…

Medtech Conference »

1 Jun, 2017
In its 16th year, the Medtech Conference, formerly known as the Medtech Investing Conference, will bring together investors, executives, and entrepreneurs from across the US and around the world. The tightly packed, daylong event centers on the primary forces that make medtech work. Panels will cover critical issues facing start-ups including valuations, financing, business models, reimbursement,…

M2D2 $100K Challenge 2017 »

22 Mar, 2017
The University of Massachusetts’ Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is pleased to launch the 6th Annual M2D2 $100K Challenge, an opportunity designed to showcase the innovative ideas and entrepreneurial spirit of seed and early-stage medical device and biotech companies. Applicants from across the nation and beyond are encouraged to participate. Join us as presenting finalists…
M2D2 Finalists Celebrate $100,000 in Awards

M2D2 Finalists Celebrate $100,000 in Awards »

17 Apr, 2015
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PixelEXX winner Renee Carder, PhD and M2D2 director Steven Tello celebrate PixelEXX's first place win. All photos by Jenni Whalen. Business and healthcare professionals gathered at Mintz Levin on Thursday, April 17 to celebrate the winners of the Massachusetts Medical Device Development (M2D2) Center's New Venture Competition. 15 companies hoped to…
M2D2 announces the New Venture Competition awards, hands out $50k in seed funding

M2D2 announces the New Venture Competition awards, hands out $50k in seed funding »

9 Apr, 2014
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For the third year running, the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) handed out seed funding to the winners of its New Venture Competition. This year, $50,000 in awards were granted by the M2D2, and its partners Smith & Nephew and Nutter. The tension was palpable during the awards ceremony - none of the 15…

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