News from Mass Digital Health - March/April 2022
MassTech Intern Partnership Accepting Applications
Supported by the Baker-Polito Administration and the Massachusetts Legislature, the MassTech Intern Partnership (MTIP) program provides stipends to digital technology companies that are starting and scaling-up across Massachusetts to directly support internships for Massachusetts undergraduate and graduate students.

Companies can be reimbursed for up to 50% of the intern’s hourly wage, up to $8 per hour, for a total of $3,200/year per individual intern. This year, eligible digital health companies may apply for up to 3 interns per program period. All interns must be compensated as employees, not contractors, with required payroll withholdings.

The MTIP Summer Internship Program will run from May 2022 through September 2022, and applications are now being accepted.

Company Eligibility:
  • Must be headquartered in Massachusetts;
  • Have 250 or fewer employees;
  • Work in the digital technology sector including the priority verticals of cybersecurity, digital health, fintech, and robotics;
  • Hire a talented eligible intern this summer; and
  • Pay the intern as a W-2 employee with required payroll withholdings.
LSX World Congress USA
On June 21 and 22, 2022, LSX will gather North America’s leading Biotech, Medtech, and HealthTech CEOs for a 2-day executive conference, 1-2-1 in-person partnering, and showcase opportunities at the Hynes Convention Center.

LSX World Congress USA will replicate the unique dynamics and high-quality senior audience that has become the hallmark of LSX events around the world. CEOs from the LSX network will be joined by the sector's most active investors, big pharma and commercial leaders, as well as a selection of the highest-quality, trusted advisors.

Ben Linville-Engler, Chief Investment Strategist and Program Executive at the MassTech Collaborative, which manages the Mass. Digital Health Initiative on behalf of the Commonwealth, will be a panelist at a breakout session entitled "De-risking Commercialization within Health Tech."
Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA
Aging 2.0 Revolutionize Conference
MeHI is proud to be a sponsor of the second annual Revolutionize Conference, presented by the Age-Friendly Institute and Aging 2.0. This one-of-a-kind event will take place on April 28-29, 2022 at the Seaport Hotel & Conference Center in Boston. As a center of research, education, healthcare, policy, and innovation, Boston is the ideal home for this international event promoting innovations in aging. 
Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29, 2022
UMass Lowell Sensor Challenge
UMass Lowell is seeking promising new start-up companies, entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists who are developing a product that demonstrates real-life use cases leveraging emerging technologies. Examples may include but are not limited to the following: IoT / sensor solutions that will lead to improved productivity, product lifecycle management, infrastructure operations, efficiency, superior data insights, sustainability, business transformation, and/or consumer engagement.

These technologies should improve inefficient business processes, create a transformational new product or service, or scale or solve an untraceable business challenge in the internet of things/sensor market.
Selected startups will pitch their product to potential customers, strategic investors, and partners. Winners will receive vouchers worth thousands that can help them gain office space, access to makerspace, and core research facility usage. Applications are due Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Learn more and apply here.
Focus on Jobs
The MassDigitalHealth jobs board is the only free resource dedicated to digital health roles in Massachusetts. With over 3,000 open positions at 320+ digital health companies, come find your next career move today.

Here are a few of the open positions that were recently added to the jobs board:

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Mass Digital Health Roundup

  • Boston-based Akili Healthcare announced its plan to go public with its digital therapeutic technology for children with ADHD.

Upcoming Events
MassChallenge HealthTech Health Equity Event Series
MassChallenge HealthTech is hosting a three-event series focused on topics related to health equity.

Learn more here about the next event in the series, Health Equity and Government: What is the Role of Local and Federal Government in Creating a More Equitable Healthcare System, which is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20 at 2:00pm.
M2D2 IMPACT Accelerator Pitch-Off
Join the UMass Lowell M2D2 community on Thursday, April 21 from 4:00-8:00pm as startups from their Cycle 2 Cohort pitch their medical device solutions to a panel of judges. These startups have been working with M2D2 and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to advance the commercialization of their innovation through the IMPACT Accelerator Program.

Check out the event page here to learn more and register.
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