The talent and capacity to lead the growth of an advanced medical device/cyber-physical systems economy is already here in Massachusetts, particularly in Worcester. It makes WPI the perfect place for bringing together like-minded innovators.

We are currently seeking peers to join this pioneering network as we look to advance healthcare in the following areas:

  • Medical Cyber-physical Systems
  • Surgical Robots
  • Medical Imaging and Image-Guidance
  • Sensing, Actuation, and Control of Medical Devices
  • Wearable robotics
  • Advanced manufacturing for personalized healthcare
  • Cybersecurity for medical devices
  • Data analytics for clinical decision support

Current Membership Levels

PLATINUM

$250,000 annually (mix of in-kind and cash contributions)
3-year commitment  |  max 4 members at this tier

Benefits:

  • 50 days (or equivalent) of suite usage
  • 1 research assistant
  • 2 student projects
  • 1 dedicated branded office space
  • 1 seat on the Board

GOLD

$100,000 annually (mix of in-kind and cash contributions)
3-year commitment  |  max 10 members at this tier

Benefits:

  • 25 days (or equivalent) of suite usage
  • 1 student project
  • Use of a shared office space
  • 1 seat on the Board

SILVER

$25,000 annually (mix of in-kind and cash contributions)
1-year commitment  |  no maximum members at this tier

Benefits:

  • 1 student project
  • Discount on suite rental

SMALL BUSINESSES AND START-UPS

If you’re a small company, contact us to have a conversation about possible ways to engage.
Please note that some Massachusetts companies are eligible for funding from the state. Inquire to learn more.

Boston Scientific Joins Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s PracticePoint

Boston Scientific, a global medical technology company, has joined PracticePoint, a membership-based research and development and commercialization alliance founded by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to advance healthcare and patient wellness technologies through accelerating development of medical cyber-physical systems.

External partners, start-ups, and those seeking shorter term space rental in the PracticePoint facility will be contracted on an as-needed basis with all associated fees.
 

Inquire today