Massachusetts Association of Business Incubators (MABI) is an association created for the purpose of increasing support for business incubation programs in Massachusetts, enhancing public awareness, sharing experiences and exchanging referrals.

 


The Biotech InnoVenture Center (BIVC) is finding and guiding the North Shore's next generation of biomedical success stories.


For so many new ventures, getting started is the easy part. Great ideas drive energy and passion, but that doesn't always translate to long-term success.





 


 
The Cape Ann Business Incubator (CABI) was founded in May 2003 to help stimulate Cape Ann’s economy by providing a centralized source of expertise and resources for the growing number of small start-up businesses on Cape Ann. CABI was formed to nurture small businesses, help them to survive the difficult start-up process and grow into stable, income producing entities. CABI provides a professional working environment where small businesses can receive education, technical assistance, office space, shared services and access to financing and other professional services.



 
The Cleantech InnoVenture Center (CIVC) is an innovation ecosystem where people and ideas come together to solve today's energy and environmental challenges.



We offer flexible, ideally located facilities, complete with on-site professional and administrative services, access to the latest technologies and equipment, contact with industry leaders and organizations, and economic benefits not available elsewhere.




 
Cummings Properties operates 10 million square feet of first-class commercial space in 10 communities north of Boston. Many of Boston's hottest software, biotech and other technology ventures are already located in Cummings facilities, and are taking advantage of special rates, programs and customized suites designed to give entrepreneurs a head start. To learn more about what Cummings Properties has to offer entrepreneurs, please contact Eric Anderson at 781-932-7038.


 
The Enterprise Center at Salem State University is both a business incubator where startup small businesses may lease space in the center's building and a virtual center for entrepreneurs throughout the North Shore at every stage of business development. The Center provides dozens of free programs to small business owners to improve their business skills, sponsors an annual business plan competition, and promotes the creative economy. The Enterprise Center manifests the commitment of Salem State College to be a major force in the economic and cultural development of the North Shore in the 21st Century and a "good neighbor" in the city of Salem.


 
The International Entrepreneurship Center is a place where domestic and international early stage and emerging growth companies can find guidance, resources, and capital necessary to realize success. Our unique approach to entrepreneurship involves drawing on a pool of experienced entrepreneurs to work closely with the Resident Companies to provide active mentoring, close oversight, and involvement in the development of strategy, among other things to turn problems in the market-place into an advantage. Additionally, through our international network, we help our companies expand into other region. The IEC also delivers educational programs for entrepreneurs delivered throughout the world and online.


 
A brand new shared office space at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn, Launch offers a variety of month-to-month plans and prices, making it affordable for entrepreneurs and freelancers to get out of the house, get connected with like-minded people, and get their business to the next level.



Combining the support and synergy of a co-working environment with the convenience of a major business campus. It’s the best of both worlds. And the parking is free.



 
MD Informatics Lab invests in entrepreneurs. We represent a new approach to venture capital that is about more than just writing checks. We invest ourselves in a company’s success. Each year, we give 12 hand-picked startups the team, tools, and resources needed to turn their early stage ideas into a revenue-generating reality.







 
Mansfield Bio-Incubator is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist early-stage startups and entrepreneurs in biotechnology, other life sciences and medical devices by providing resources such as: 1) equipped lab and office space built using modern design principles, 2) assistance in developing a viable business plan and applications for government and private funding.
 

 
Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI) is a private non-profit corporation which operates three life science incubator laboratory facilities in Worcester. MBI was created in 1988 to support the growth and expansion of biotechnology, medical device and informatics related companies throughout the state, enhancing the status of Massachusetts as a world leader in the medical industry. MBI's fully equipped laboratories and shared equipment are a fast, smart, and effective way to launch a biomedical business. For more information visit www.massbiomed.org.


 
The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) supports the state’s smaller medical device companies by offering access to researchers and resources at the UMass campuses in Lowell and Worcester. It provides fee-based services in the areas of business planning, product prototype development, and clinical pathway assistance. In addition, M2D2 offers incubator space and facilities to early-stage companies and individual entrepreneurs.






 
The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the South Coast Research and Technology Park, near the intersection of Routes 195 and 24 in Fall River, within a 60,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art technology facility. The goal of the ATMC is to provide advanced technology and manufacturing solutions, through industry and university partnerships, to meet current and future business needs.


 
To help support growing businesses, the Massachusetts Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship (OSBE), under the leadership of Executive Director André Porter, works with the State's many service providers of technical assistance and financing, as well as directly with small businesses to help provide the resources necessary for success. Whether your business is early stage or is well established, having the right information, assistance and training will allow your company to thrive, grow and succeed in Massachusetts.
 

 
The Merrimack Valley Sandbox initiative aims to expand and strengthen the local ecosystem that supports innovative leaders and entrepreneurs in Lowell and Lawrence–thus accelerating economic activity and enhancing the quality of life. The Sandbox is working with area businesspeople and community leaders to encourage entrepreneurs to move from ideas to actual businesses. Mentors, expert speakers, and frequent gatherings help entrepreneurs accelerate their knowledge and give their ideas a better chance of success. Starting June 2013, the Sandbox will be offering co-working space for entrepreneurs in its offices in the Wannalancit building in Lowell.


 

Establish a network of technology business incubators to nurture innovative early stage companies and support economic growth of the North Shore region. Institute a creative accelerator approach to business incubation, with innovative programs that will increase the probability of success for early-stage companies and their investors. Focus on cleantech and life sciences, two of the strongest Kendall Square technology clusters in Massachusetts. Bring physical resources, experienced entrepreneurs and investor advisors together with promising young companies to help them conserve capital, make good decisions, build strong teams and achieve development and funding milestones rapidly.


 
North Shore Life Sciences Accelerator, Inc. (the "Accelerator") was launched in the summer of 2008 by the North Shore Technology Council (NSTC). This non-profit corporation resulted from the NSTC's mission to foster the region's technology clusters that are key to its economic vitality. The North Shore is an active and growing life-sciences and biomedical community, and the Accelerator is expected to help nourish select early-stage biotech/medical device firms with strong technologies and business plans. Write North Shore InnoVentures, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 339-F, Beverly, MA 01915



 
Sky Ventures supports entrepreneurs with seed funding and professional resources. Through 15,000 square-foot best-in-class facilities, Sky Ventures provides a myriad of services for acceleration and commercialization of startup companies. As a catalyst for innovation and economic growth, Sky Ventures brings various organizations, companies and individuals, spanning venture capital firms, angel investors, research centers, and corporate strategic partners to the table to provide insight and best practice.

 
Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in January 2002, Taiwanese industry has faced increasingly strong competition, and companies have had to acquire new knowledge and develop new technology and new innovations to stay current and competitive. The Small and Medium Enterprise Administration (MOEA) was developed and various incubator programs created to establish a support mechanism for starting enterprises and entrepreneurs.



 
The Springfield Business Incubator provides comprehensive support services, resources and a stable environment to early stage businesses. Located in Springfield Technical Community College's professional and attractive Technology Park, resident businesses are guided by area business owners, lawyers, accountants and marketing professionals who serve on the Scibelli Enterprise Center's Advisory Board.



 
A technology innovation center, TechSandBox works with science and technology entrepreneurs based in 30+ locations near the I-495, I-90, and Rt. 9 corridors of Massachusetts. It offers its members pro bono advising services, networking, space for rent, and programs through several professional associations in the state. TechSandBox promotes the collaboration necessary to attract, grow, and train exciting businesses by providing convenient access to information, education, and expertise


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Founded in 1994, Tufts' Biotechnology Transfer Center was established with support from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Small Business Administration to create a vibrant and growing biotechnology sector outside Boston. The Tufts incubator is part of the 106-acre Tufts Science Park, adjacent to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, MA. The school provides the research infrastructure and faculty resources that young companies need to get started.

 

 
Enjoy unprecedented easy access on and off Route 128 and Interstate 95 at exits 34 and 35 in Woburn. This brand new highway landmark, TradeCenter Suites already serves the permanent or intermittent short-term needs of more than 210 regional and national firms in beautifully appointed, highly visible office suites with mainly entrepreneurial amenities. Small growing businesses are our real specialty. Call General Manager Patricia Whelchel at 781-933-3335 for full information or see www.TradeCenterSuites.com.





 
Neighboring the MIT campus and steps away from the Red Line in the heart of Kendall Square, Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) is reportedly the largest flexible office facility for growing technology and life sciences companies in the Greater Boston area. The Cambridge Innovation Center offers start-up and emerging companies award-winning facilities and state-of-the-art business and technical services in a package which is designed to meet the needs of small and growing businesses. CIC scales with the company's growth. Currently, over 175 companies are located at CIC near MIT.




 
The Venture Development Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston ("VDC") provides a multi-faceted approach to help high-tech startups launch successfully. Located on the Red Line near Kendall Square, the VDC not only has 18,000 square feet of flexible space with office areas and move-in-ready dry and wet labs, but also has a team of professionals to offer business and intellectual property advice to help entrepreneurs build a well-balanced company. Laboratory, product development, and sales and marketing interns, plus bandwidth, hosting, reception, mailing, and office equipment are also available to onsite businesses.



 
The Quincy Center for Innovation (QCI) is a unique co-operative work environment located just 7 miles south of Boston. It is the ideal environment for co-working and collaboration, supporting start-ups and early phase companies. It was formed in 2013 as a strategic partnership between the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, Quincy 2000 Collaborative, Eastern Nazarene College, South Shore Innovation and the City of Quincy.