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Medical Device Startup Tournament - Info Session

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Come to this free event and learn about the M2D2 Second Annual New Venture Competition.

The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is a lifeline for the state’s smaller medical device companies, offering inventors and executives easy, affordable, and coordinated access to world-class researchers and resources at the Lowell and Worcester campuses of the University of Massachusetts.

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.

This competition is being sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP.
What are the deadlines? How do you fill out the applications? What are the entry fees? Whom can apply?

This information session will review guidelines and criteria for the Second New Venture Competition, offer resources and tips on writing the application and answer any questions you might have about entering the competition.

The information session will be lead by M2D2 Director, Stephen McCarthy.

Some information regarding the M2D2 Second New Venture Competition.
First Round: Entries are due by 5:00p.m., February 1, 2013.
Finalists will be chosen and notified by February 15, 2012.
Second Round Applications due on Friday, March 1, 2013.
Finalist Presentations Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
Winner's Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Prizes - $20,000
A total of $10,000 in M2D2 services will be awarded, inlcuding: Engineering Services (prototyping, etc.), Business School Services (business plans, market development, etc.), and Medical Device Services.
A total of $10,000 in Legal Services from Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP.

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We would like to thank Nutter McClennen and Fish for there sponsorship

M2D2 New Venture Competition
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2nd Annual M2D2 New Venture Competition

Sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

$20K in Prizes

March Madness Spreads to the Medical Device Community!

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 [masked] by 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2013. Entry Applications are available at http://www.uml.edu/m2d2 (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.

Prizes

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[masked] 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!

For further Info: http://blog.uml.edu/m2d2/

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