Worcester Business Journal

June 25, 2018

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16 Worcester Business Journal | June 25, 2018 | wbjournal.com BRINGING HEALTHCARE TO LIFE www.reliantmedicalgroup.org 16-122 WBJ Book of Lists banner ad.indd 1 5/25/2016 4:31:40 PM F O C U S E N T R E P R E N E U R S & I N N O V A T I O N Top incubators, co-working places & makerspaces Ranked by number of incubating companies Incubators, co-working places & makerspaces Ranked by no. of incubating companies No. of incubating companies Equipment/ services Graduates Head of incubator Year founded 1 Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI) 60 Prescott St., Worcester 01605 508-797-4200 • massbiomed.org 30 Lab space with biosafety cabinets and chemistry fume hoods, autoclaves, centrifuges, deionized water, glasswashers, ice machines, fridges, freezers and CO2 incubators/ Health and safety, business support, mentoring and referral services Welgen, Inc (2017), LBS (2017), AzzTek LLC (2017), JuvoBio Pharmaceuticals (2016), Microbac Laboratories (2016), Macrogen USA (2016), Yurogen Biosystems LLC (2016), Indigo AG (2016), Histologistics (2016), Innolign Biomedical (2016) (a) Kevin O'Sullivan president & CEO 1985 2 ABI Lab 27 Strathmore Road, Natick 01760 508-650-6218 ext. 214 • www.abi-lab.com 18 Diagnostics lab, cell culture, microbial fermentation, high performance liquid chromatography centrifuges, plate reader, chem-deck/ Cell-based assay, biomarker analysis , molecular biology, protein purification First class yet to graduate Raphael Nir Gary Kaufman managing partners 2016 3 Worcester CleanTech Incubator (WCTI) (b) 44 Portland St., Worcester 01608 508-344-1608 • wcti.org 12 Prototyping lab, light manufacturing, color plotter, 12-foot ceiling, freight elevator, loading dock/ Amazon Web Services (AWS) activate partner (up to $5,000 in free AWS credits), 1-year free solidworks, legal and accounting office hours, mentorship, investment introductions, contract manufacturing partners No set graduation policy Joseph Bush executive director 2016 4 Tufts Biotechnology Transfer Center (TBTC) (c) 200 Westboro Road (Route 30), North Grafton 01536 508-887-4734 • http://vet.tufts.edu/research 4 Lab and office space for early and pre-clinical stage life science companies; autoclave, conference room, university library, Tufts' faculty expertise/ Accredited pre-clinical services, BSL-3 capability, diagnostic imaging and pathology services IDEXX Veterinary Services, GTC Biotherapeutics, Securos, Stryker Biotech, Aeris Therapeutics, BioBoston Contract Laboratories/Boston Biokeys, Battery (2017), Resourcers (2017), OncoTherapeutica (2017) (d) Joseph McManus executive associate dean 1997 5 Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center Worcester (M2D2) 55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester 01655 508-856-2511 • uml.edu/Research/M2D2/ 1 Office space and conference rooms, private and co-working wet lab space; access to UMass engineering, research and medical facilities/ Help with business development, engineering, design and clinical pathways First class yet to graduate Nate Hafer M2D2 co-director 2017 6 Wachusett Business Incubator (e) 205 School St., Gardner 01440 978-410-9250 • wachusettincubator.com 1 Offices, web access, conference room, comfortable lunch break area, free parking/ Executive director available for quick support, network of experienced business advisers and relationships with other businesses; members become members of Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce with access to its services First class yet to graduate Daniel Farley executive director 2017 7 Clearly Coworking Inc. 474 Grove St., Worcester 01605 508-556-0031 • www.clearlycoworking.com 205 members 6,000 square feet, 10 private offices, 4 meeting rooms, 16 open- seating desks, lobby with assistant services, WiFi, 50 free parking spots/ Open to the public, online meeting room bookings hourly, weekly and monthly, mail service, tech support, printing, notary, document editing N/A: co-working place Robert DelMastro CEO & founder 2013 8 Entrepreneur Innovation Center (f) 80 Worcester Road, Framingham 01701 508-215-5921 • framingham.edu/innovation- center.html 30 members Free parking and cafe included in membership/ Student interns and university professors available to help with projects N/A: co-working place Mark Hardie director 2014 9 Technocopia 44 Portland St., 6th Floor, Worcester 01606 508-360-4387 • technocopia.org 20 members Multipurpose classroom and office space, wood shop, metal and digital fabrication, art design studio, electronics assembly, glass and flamework, sewing and textiles/ Prototyping, networking, youth STEM education and entrepreneurship mentoring for adults and youth N/A: makerspace Mike D'Angelo Lauren Monroe co-directors 2013 10 The WorcShop 233 Stafford St., Worcester 01603 413-272-9550 • theworcshop.com 15 members Blacksmith shop with 3 propane forges, dual pot coal forge, power hammer and hydraulic forging press; metal shop with metal inert gas and tungsten inert gas welding, manual and CNC plasma cutters, oxy-acetylene torches, 56-ton ironworker, long-stock processing and finishing stations; machine shop with Fadal 3 axis CNC milling machine, manual mills, lathes, industrial spray booth, Markforged markII 3D printer, 2 delta-style 3D printers; textile studio with heavy duty sewing and coverstich machines and baby overlook serger/ Private studios, classroom and conference space, kitchenette and a variety of classes including figure-drawing, blacksmithing, welding, photography, massage therapy and apothecary N/A: makerspace Angela Meraki executive director 2016 11 Gateway Co-Work Center (g) 95 Prescott St., Worcester 01605 508-799-2527 • GatewayCoWork.com 12 members 5,000 square feet, break area, access to web, print, fax and copy services/ Membership-based work and meeting space for freelancers, start- ups, entrepreneurs and remote workers; private offices or open N/A: co-working place Steven Daly director 2017

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