Professional Associations

Founded in 1996, the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) is the largest regional MedTech association in the United States, with over 300 members representing manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions and academic health centers. Over the past 20+ years, the efforts of MassMEDIC and its members have driven industry success and growth in the region, establishing Massachusetts as a world leader in this sector.
Medmates MedMates is Rhode Island’s life sciences industry network group dedicated to galvanizing collaboration between med-tech companies, hospitals, universities, sources of capital and governmental partners. Our mission is to support and accelerate med-tech opportunities in the Ocean State. Founded in 2013, MedMates members have deep experience in the fast-changing med-tech field, ranging from startups to mature companies and everything in between.
The Merrimack Valley Venture Forum is comprised of technology-oriented companies and professional service providers serving regional, national and international markets located in MA (50%), NH (40%) and other surrounding NE states (10%).
The Medical Development Group Boston (MDG Boston) is a community of individuals professionally committed to the Medical Device and other Medical Technology Industry segments united by the belief that innovation and advances in technology lead to substantial improvements in health care.
TiE Boston was founded in 1997 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals of Indian origin, in order to foster future innovators. Today we support entrepreneurs of all backgrounds and what sets TiE Boston apart is: TiE Boston is by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Our charter members are practitioners who have scaled and exited companies. We have been operating for 20 years, and have an unparalleled network of successful, seasoned entrepreneurs who are deeply engaged and committed to giving back to the community by providing mentorship, tactical advice, and expertise to rising entrepreneurs. Founded by entrepreneurs who immigrated from the Indus region, we are uniquely positioned to champion inclusion in the innovation ecosystem, and welcome innovators and enthusiasts from all backgrounds.