CREATING A BONFIRE

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Robotics | No Comments

Bonfire

In a recent article in Beta Boston, Scott Kirsner states: “So let’s gather up the logs, get some gasoline, and create a couple new bonfires in Boston.”  He’s referring to establishing Boston as a center of health care technology and robotics.

Building the MassRobotics campfire started over a year ago when it’s founders and MassTLC cluster members began discussing the need for a collaborative innovation hub to bring together the existing players and foster the next generation of robotics startups—

Many factors go into building a good bonfire and “we’re currently gathering the logs and gasoline” says board member Tom Hopcroft.

Gathering the kindling:

We have been fortunate to have stellar, first class support in establishing, promoting and moving our MassRobotics vision forward.  We could not be more thankful for the efforts of:

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Foley Hoag and their legal counsel in establishing the non-profit entity and continued support and guidance in all legal matters

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HB Eric Mower and Associates team
for their advice and expertise in creating our logo, web site and working with us to create messaging and communications plans

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for providing real-estate information and guidance as well as organizing visits to potential site locations and thorough analysis of opportunities

Last but not least – thank you to our potential sponsors and residents who have provided insight and are helping shape the future for MassRobotics!

Tom Ryden
Executive Director