ACTION is the Northeast region's network of technology business incubators and other entrepreneur support organizations, supporting cleantech, biotech, and complementary technologies. We share the common goals of accelerating the growth and success of early-stage companies, strengthening the regional technology cluster, and creating jobs for economic improvement.
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, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 daily and monthly 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. or email@example.com
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.
UMass Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is an incubator for technology-driven companies to build their exciting ideas. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides the infrastructure to help early-stage companies grow and mature. The primary objective of the Center is to provide an environment where technology companies will develop into employers located in Southeastern Massachusetts. By attracting these companies to the UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship we hope to facilitate the economic growth of the region. The goal is to provide advanced technology and manufacturing solutions, through industry and university partnerships, to meet current and future business needs. www.umassd.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org
To help support growing businesses, the Massachusetts Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship (OSBE), under the leadership of Executive Director Andre 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.
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, to 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 decision, build strong teams and achieve development and funding milestones rapidly.
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.
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.
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. www.tufts.edu/vet/ or email@example.com
Enjoy unprecedented easy access on and off Route 128 and Interstate 95 at exits 34 and 35 in Woburn. This brand new highway landmark, Cummings Executive 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.CummingsExecutiveSuites.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 UMass Lowell Innovation Hub provides startup programming and access to the UMass Lowell's faculty and research resources, as well as collaboration with mentors and sponsors. This space addresses the needs of "open innovation" startups by offering them needed work and laboratory space and access to office resources in the short term, rather than long-term business leases. Located in downtown Lowell's vibrant Hamilton Canal District, UMass Lowell's Innovation Hub provides access to dedicated offices and desks, coworking spaces, meeting and event locations, a prototyping and fabrication lab, support services and much more.
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.