Ground-Level Acceleration of Clinician-Created Medical Devices

MESH Device Accelerator

The MESH Incubator at Mass General Brigham, Device Accelerator Division utilizes biodesign principles with a strong emphasis on rapid development via design thinking and iterative prototyping. Combined with clinical problem identification through its members in daily clinical practice, the lab validates needs, develops prototypes, and conducts experiments on multiple devices across a range of medical specialties.

Clinical Departments

Radiology, Surgery, Medicine, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesia/Critical care


Biweekly clinical and problem design brainstorming sessions 3D Printing/iterative device prototyping Large clinical research infrastructure – retrospective and prospective pilot trials


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