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Our mission is to foster entrepreneurship; foster development of new medical technologies and services; assist entrepreneurs in evaluating potential projects; optimize the chance of success of any proposed project; optimize the opportunity for all involved; optimize success of the process; provide a networking node for key stakeholders; and finally, become financially self-sustaining.


Our vision is to be a source for:

  • Information: Be a focal point and source of all information, resources (physical, human and financial) and links

  • Contacts: Foster use of internal member resources by member entrepreneurs 

  • Process guidance: Develop a process to instruct and guide entrepreneurs 

  • Formal support: Form an overseer board/group to evaluate, select and actively support a subset of certain projects


MDGent SIG Boot Camp

  • Market Assessment:  Unmet Need, Market Size, Competition

  • Intellectual Property:  Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, etc.

  • Financing: Private:  Public, Government, Foundations, Collaborative Ecosystems
  • Regulatory Approval:  510(k), PMS, QRS, etc.

  • Design Controls:  Documentation, Design Reviews, Product Requirements, Product Specification, Risk Management

  • Pre-Clinical Testing:  Lab Bench Verification, in Vitro Testing and in Vivo Simulation and/or Testing

  • Clinical Testing:  CRO Selection, Validation Process

  • Commercialization:  Marketing, Sales, Distribution, PMA
  • PLM:  Product Lifestyle Management

  • PMS:  Post Market Surveillance


Entrepreneur & Clinical SIG Chair

Roy Coleman


Phone: 781-890-5678   



Roy J. Coleman is a Partner at Iandiorio Teska & Coleman. Mr. Coleman received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center, in Concord, New Hampshire, specializing in Intellectual Property law. Mr. Coleman is a member of the Bars of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.​


Mr. Coleman has a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Electrical Engineering from Boston University. Mr. Coleman has also taken post baccalaureate courses in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Immunology. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Coleman worked for two years as biomedical research engineer investigating biomedical ultrasound back-scattering.


Mr. Coleman presented results of his research at the Joint Spring Meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society, Wellesley College, Massachusetts. The abstract from his presentation is published in the Transactions of the American Physical Society (Dec. 92), and his work was acknowledged by the authors of "Ultrasound Scattering from Spherical Tumors", Physics, Medicine, and Biology (Vol. 37, No. 11, 2035-2044). Mr. Coleman also worked for ten years as a software engineer and systems analyst prior to becoming a patent attorney.


Mr. Coleman's practice specializes in developing intellectual property strategies for his clients, as well as preparation of patent applications, patent infringement and validity opinions, and patentability search requests. Mr. Coleman is also involved in patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. Mr. Coleman has prepared numerous patent applications in a multitude of disciplines, including, inter alia, medical devices, complex electronic systems, power systems, optics, mechanical systems, spacecraft, warheads, computer software and business methods, chemical compositions, waste water treatment systems, and supercritical fluid chromatography.​


Mr. Coleman is a Programming Director of the Boston Chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society. Mr. Coleman is also the Co-Chair of the Entrepreneur Special Interest Group and a member of Program Central for the Medical Development Group (MDG). He also previously served as Vice Chair, Programs for IEEE Entrepreneurs' Network.













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