MADE@MassChallenge

Access and Benefits

The most startup-friendly R&D lab on the planet. Here, startups can bring their ideas to life for zero cost and zero equity taken.

Space and Equipment

Launched in 2015, MADE@MassChallenge provides startups with 5,000 square feet of R&D space and access to top of the line equipment including 3D printers, materials testing equipment, laser cutters, and more (see below for full equipment list). Further, the MADE staff routinely retrofits the shop to meet each startup's unique and specific development needs.

Curriculum & Support

MADE@ also offers a wide variety of hardware product lifecycle support and curriculum that you can pick and choose how to utilize in a way that makes the most sense for your company.

You will have access to:

  • Daily discussion sessions to stay on track and overcome small obstacles in a hurry.
  • Weekly curriculum sessions that cover many production aspects from conception to manufacturing.
  • Large scale lectures delivered by experienced entrepreneurs and community members in their specific areas of expertise.

Industry Experts

Startups in MADE have access to product development and manufacturing expertise and guidance from our corporate partners, mentors, and MADE@MassChallenge alumni. We also connect our startups with local manufacturers and investors to help startups establish routes to market.

Available Equipment

  • Formlabs SLA 3D Printer
  • Uprint SE Plus FDM 3D Printer & Support Removing Bath
  • Epilog Mini 24 Laser Cutter & Engraver
  • NV Bots FDM 3D Printer
  • Mac Pro workstations
  • Bench Grinder & Belt Sander
  • Drill Press & Arbor Press
  • Metcal Solder & Desolder Stations
  • Table Mounted Bandsaw
  • Dremels & Drills
  • Stereo Zoom Micoscope with LED Lighting
  • Autodesk Ember SLA 3D Printer
  • Istron 5969 dual column materials testing rig
  • Anti-Static Workstations & ESD Chairs
  • Nikon iNEXIV optical inspection station
  • 3-axis CNC Mill
  • Fume Hood
  • Assortment of electronics testing equipment

MADE@ exceeded my expectations! Especially the fact that we have access to network resources and alumni. I was floored and enjoyed the MADE@ experience immensely.

Get Involved

If you're interested in supporting MADE@MassChallenge as a mentor, partner or sponsor, please let us know at MADE@masschallenge.org.

Come join our Connected and Intelligent Device Meetup!

 


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