Boston Engineering Named an Innovation Center for the MassDevelopment Manufacturing Innovation Grants Program

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MassDevelopment’s Manufacturing Innovation Grants program connects Mass. small businesses with discounted product development expertise

Boston Engineering is the only MassDevelopment Innovation Center with product development and engineering services that span from ideation through supply chain development.

MassDevelopment has named Boston Engineering an Innovation Center as part of the agency’s new Manufacturing Innovation Grants program to provide discounted product development services to help small Massachusetts manufacturers grow their businesses.

Massachusetts companies with 100 or fewer employees can apply to an Innovation Center for product development services including proof-of-concept, prototyping, cost reduction, design for manufacturing (DFM), and supply chain development. MassDevelopment’s Manufacturing Innovation Grants program will pay the lesser of 75% or $75,000 of the cost of a contract between a company and an Innovation Center. Companies will pay the remaining costs and will contract directly with an Innovation Center.

Boston Engineering is one of only a few organizations selected for this program, and is the only Innovation Center with product development and engineering services that span from ideation through supply chain development. Boston Engineering combines industrial design, product engineering, and manufacturability expertise to help growing companies create successful products in today’s highly competitive market.

Visit our Boston Engineering Innovation Center web page (http://www.boston-engineering.com/services/innovation-center/) or contact us via email at InnovationCenter@boston-engineering.com for more grant program information and an application form.

“We are proud to be one of a handful of companies that MassDevelopment has selected as an Innovation Center,” said Mark Smithers, cofounder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Boston Engineering. “For two decades Boston Engineering has been helping companies transform great ideas into successful products, and we look forward to serving as a trusted partner to Massachusetts start-ups through the Manufacturing Innovation Grants program.”

MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development agency, works with businesses, nonprofits, financial institutions, and communities to stimulate economic growth across the Commonwealth. Additional agency information is available at http://www.massdevelopment.com.

About Boston Engineering
Boston Engineering delivers product design and engineering consulting solutions that drive innovation and achieve measurable results. We manage the entire product development process — from ideation to supply chain development. Certified for ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, our industry expertise includes consumer products, defense & security, medical devices, robotics, and industrial & commercial products. We are also the Northeast’s largest PTC software reseller. Boston Engineering is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. with an additional office in the Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) of the University of Mass. Dartmouth. Learn more at http://www.boston-engineering.com.

Boston Engineering is a trademark of Boston Engineering Corporation.

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