Boston Engineering Receives $500k Award from MassVentures

Boston Engineering, a Waltham, Mass.-based provider of innovative product design and engineering consulting solutions, received a $500k award from MassVentures.

The START* Stage III grant will allow the company to accelerate the commercialization of its BIOSwimmer™ and related autonomous UUV technology.

Certified for ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, Boston Engineering develops has industry expertise in consumer products, defense & security, medical devices, robotics, and industrial & commercial products. Its BIOSwimmer is a biologically-inspired UUV that replicates the dynamics of a biological fish to move accurately and to operate in areas inaccessible by other vehicles. The UUV performs operations that include inspecting ships, securing ports, and conducting infrastructure searches.

*START is a $3 million annual state initiative administered by MassVentures to help growing Massachusetts-based companies commercialize technologies developed under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contracts.



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