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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.

Meet Our Newest Member

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

Sponsorship Opportunities Added

Sponsorship allows partners of various sizes to join the PracticePoint academic and industry alliance and gain visibility among like-minded organizations looking to innovate in the medical device, IoT, and cyber-physical systems industry. Levels start at $5,000 for Supporters and go up to $40,000 for Champions (with several options in between). Benefits vary. Email us to learn more. 

Need something more short-term?

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. Email us to learn more.