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:

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

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

id Townsend and the team at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
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