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50 Most Influential Bostonians
Friday, November 2, 2012
William Cummings is founder and president of Cummings Properties LLC, a full-service real estate development company. In 2011, William and his wife, Joyce, made headlines when they revealed that they had donated...(More)
Japan nanotech firm Scivax opens Mass. office
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Japanese nanotechnology company Scivax Corp. said today it has opened a new sales office in Woburn..(More)
Knittle of Cummings Properties signs Batavia to 5,000 s/f at TradeCenter 128
New England Journal - July 20, 2012
Woburn, MA In a move to establish a foothold in the U.S. market, Dutch firm Batavia Bioservices recently leased more than 5,000 s/f at TradeCenter 128. According to Batavia's president and CEO, Menzo Havenga, the biopharmaceutical firm has grown more than 400% in the last two years. (More)
ENERGY STAR Certifications Awarded To Three Cummings Properties' Buildings
Monday, July 16, 2012
Three Cummings Properties buildings recently earned Energy Star certification by achieving strict energy performance levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Woburn-based commercial real estate firm reportedly has more than 2 million square feet of space with this distinction.(More)
Cummings Adds To Suite Of Furnished Suite Offerings In Woburn, Beverly
Monday, July 9, 2012
Cummings Properties recently opened 15,000 square feet of fully furnished, small offices and suites at its 100 TradeCenter property in Woburn, and is constructing another 10,000 square feet at the Cummings Center campus in Beverly. (More)
American Renal signs lease at Cummings Center
Monday, July 2, 2012
American Renal Associates is moving to 49,000 square feet of Class A office space at 500 Cummings Center in Beverly, Mass.(More)
Hepregen gets $500K grant
Mass High Tech - June 27, 2012
Hepregen Corp. of Medford, a startup spun out of MIT in 2008 which is developing a liver model intended to mimics key functions of the human liver for use in drug development, has announced that it got a $500,000 SBIR Phase 2B grant. (More)
From Woburn To Worcester, A New Industry Expands
New England Journal - July 25, 2012
In 1981, the same year Boston Properties completed Five Cambridge Center, two companies, MedChem Products and BioTek, landed in space renovated for their purposes by William "Bill" Cummings in Woburn. (More)
Having a Ball in Beverly
Mass Tech - June 19, 2012
More than 500 companies, a community of entrepreneurs, a business incubator, plenty of free parking, restaurants, business services, a commuter rail station just steps away. If you guessed Boston's Innovation District, you'd be wrong. (More)
Cummings second solar installation in the works
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Beverly campus of Cummings Properties will generate enough electricity to power 200 Massachusetts homes, thanks to the nearly 1.5 megawatts of solar power it will host once its second solar installation is complete. (More)
Tag Team
Monday, May 7, 2012
Mary Guay and Stephanie Aitchison have recently been made co-managers of the leasing and operations department at Cummings Center in Beverly. They jointly oversee client relations with the almost 550 tenants at the North Shore business center. (More)
Massachusetts Science Center Corp. gets new office thanks to Cummings Properties and BREW's contest
Friday, May 4, 2012
Woburn, MA Entrepreneur Michael Bergen has established an office at 165-M New Boston St. for his not-for-profit organization, Massachusetts Science Center Corp. (MSCC). The move from a home office to commercial space... (More)

Naimish Patel's Gridco Gets $8M Round
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Gridco Inc., a startup founded by Sycamore Network's founder Naimish Patel, has secured $8 million in equity according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission early Wednesday. (More)
Aitchison and Guay assume new senior management positions at Cummings Center
New England Real Estate Journal- March 30, 2012
BEVERLY, MA — Cummings Properties have promoted Stephanie Aitchison and Mary Guay to co-managers of its leasing and operations department at Cummings Center. Aitchison, an 8-year veteran of the commercial real estate firm, has assumed the role of client service manager. Guay, who joined the company one year ago, now serves as client relations manager. (More)
Massachusetts Science Center establishes new Woburn office
Boston S/F - March 28, 2012
WOBURN, MA — Entrepreneur Michael Bergen has established an office at 165-M New Boston Street for his not-for-profit organization, Massachusetts Science Center Corporation (MSCC). The move from a home office to commercial space was made possible through a contest presented by Cummings Properties and Boston Region Entrepreneurship Weeks (BREW), which offered a free... (More)
Cummings Goes Green Big In Upgrade of 40 Buildings
The Real Reporter- January 20, 2012
WOBURN, MA — Cummings Properties, a pioneering proponent of green practices, is continuing the commitment to sustainability for its 10-million-sf portfolio, recently completing a year-long energy efficiency project covering 40 properties. The endeavor will save tenants nearly $1 million collective dollars per year in energy costs, according to the landlord, and will conserve 5.5... (More)
Bill and Joyce Cummings to give 90 percent to charity

The Boston Globe, January 1, 2012
In promising to donate most of their considerable fortune to charity, Bill and Joyce Cummings say they are trying to set an example for the country’s wealthiest 1 percent. The Winchester couple, having made hundreds of millions in commercial real estate in Eastern Massachusetts, signed on in May to the Giving Pledge campaign, started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.
Cummings Properties buys former Parker Bros. headquarters in Beverly
Salem News, December 23, 2011
The woodland site of the former Parker Brothers headquarters at 50 Dunham Road has been sold to Woburn-based Cummings Properties, said officials for Cummings Properties and Jones Lang LaSalle, the commercial real estate services firm that brokered the deal.
Carlson named leasing director at Cummings Properties
CityBiz, December 12, 2011
Cummings Properties has appointed Lars Carlson as the firm's leasing director, a newly added position at the Woburn-based commercial real estate firm.
Woburn joins elite biotech-zoning list
Boston Business Journal, December 5, 2011
The city of Woburn has joined almost two dozen other Massachusetts cities and towns in winning designation as a platinum-level "BioReady community" from the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.
'Coworking' comes to Woburn
Woburn Advocate, December 1, 2011
Coworking, the hot new concept in office space, has arrived in Woburn. Launch at TC128, a coworking facility created by Woburn-based Cummings Properties, recently opened at the landmark TradeCenter 128 campus.
The holidays are here -- the bow is up
Woburn Advocate, November 25, 2011
A sure sign the holiday season has arrived is the installation of the giant red bow on Tower Office Park at the I-95 and I-93 cloverleaf. This larger-than-life holiday symbol was first displayed in 1990, and has since become an annual Cummings Properties tradition. Both local residents and highway commuters anticipate its appearance each year.
Looking back at 'The Shoe'
The Salem News, November 23, 2011
When in 1996 Cummings Properties bought "The Shoe," the building complex in Beverly that housed the United Shoe Machinery Corp. from 1899 to 1976, they made it over as gleaming, modern office buildings.
Microphone manufacturer's Sudbury expansion music to Cummings' ears
Banker and Tradesman, November 21, 2011
An audio equipment manufacturer company has almost doubled its footprint in Sudbury, bringing its home at 144 North Road, owned by Cummings Properties, to 95 percent occupancy.
Cummings Properties gives free offices to three entrepreneurs
Boston SF, November 10, 2011
Cummings Properties recently announced the winners of “Make It Real,” an office space giveaway contest conducted in partnership with Boston Region Entrepreneurship Weeks (BREW). Three local companies – City Gate Language Services, Virtual Knowledge Workers, and Massachusetts Science Center Corporation – were the top vote getters in an online poll, each winning a free office for one year at either Cummings Park in Woburn or Cummings Center in Beverly.
BREW bus to offer free lunch, prizes, entrepreneur resources Friday
Woburn Advocate, October 25, 2011
The BREW Bus will roll into TradeCenter 128 on Friday, Oct. 28, bringing with it a wealth of entrepreneur resources, a free cookout lunch and raffle prizes. Cummings Properties is welcoming the bus for the concluding event of Boston Region Entrepreneurship Weeks (BREW).
Cummings Properties designs space for growing start up, Levant Power Corporation
Woburn Patch, October 13, 2011
Cummings Properties welcomes Levant Power Corporation to 475 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn. This green technology company is behind GenShock, an energy-harvesting technology that recovers waste energy from vehicle shock absorbers, improving fuel efficiency and vehicle ride and handling.
Emerging Technology Center is newest incubator lab space in Woburn
Woburn Advocate, October 13, 2011
Cummings Properties recently announced plans for its newest incubator laboratory suites at 300 West Cummings Park in Woburn. Suitable for early-stage technology and life science companies, these labs were designed to meet the growing demand for small-scale laboratory and research space.
Waddell & Reed leases 6,000 square feet at TradeCenter 128
Boston SF, October 10, 2011
Cummings Properties recently welcomed Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors to its flagship TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. A client since 1991, Waddell & Reed went through a long period of expansion at the commercial real estate firm’s well-known West Cummings Park campus, before moving to the landmark Route 128 location.
Mass Innovation Nights new product party coming to TradeCenter 128
New England Real Estate Journal, October 10, 2011
On Wednesday, October 12, at 6 p.m., Cummings Properties and Launch, the new Cummings co-working space for entrepreneurs, will host the latest Mass Innovation Night (MIN), one of a series of grassroots events designed to leverage the local social media community and showcase a wide range of new and innovative products from local companies. This 31st monthly gathering of innovators, business experts, and social media mavens will be in the TradeCenter 128 atrium at 300 TradeCenter.
New solar panel installation at Beverly's Cummings Center underway
Beverly Citizen , September 21, 2011
Beverly boasts an abundance of green plants and trees, but the city is taking “going green” a step further by making strides towards becoming an energy-efficient community. The city has already taken a number of steps to increase energy efficiency in Beverly, as Beverly High School now ranks among the top public high schools.
Winchester philanthropists, businesses team up to sell estate, give away profits
Winchester Star, September 19, 2011
On Sept. 22, the former home of Winchester residents Bill and Joyce Cummings at 4 Fernway Terrace will be transformed into a nightclub, complete with a red carpet, Hollywood lights, music, and a signature cocktail, the Fernway Fizz, created for the evening.
Mass. Life Sciences Center awards $2M in matching grants
Mass High Tech, May 25, 2011
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center doled out $2 million total in grants to four companies – Advantagene Inc., Hepregen Inc., Immunetics Inc. and Reflectance Medical Inc. – as part of its Small Business Matching Grant Program.

Being A Part Of Tomorrow
Banker and Tradesman, May 23, 2011
William Cummings is no stranger to creating things. During his 41-year career, he built Cummings Properties into a small empire that has amassed 10 million square feet of commercial real estate space, housing more than 2,000 tenant-clients.
Cummings Properties hosts Touch A Truck in Woburn
Woburn Patch , May 20, 2011
There was lots to choose from, and one of the events I attended was the Touch-A-Truck event put on by Cummings Properties. If you have never heard of the Touch-A-Truck event, you should check it out next year. Over 50 types of trucks and equipment were in the West Cummings parking lot.
New England Peptide, Corvaris help form Proteomics Innovation Network
Mass High Tech, May 18, 2011
New England Peptide of Gardner, Corvaris Inc. of Woburn, and 11 other product and service companies last week said they have started the global Proteomics Innovation Network to collaborate on unmet needs in drug discovery and personalized medicine.

IT recruiter Eliassen rounds up $14.4M financing
Mass High Tech, May 12, 2011
IT staffing firm Eliassen Group LLC has completed a $14.4 million funding round, according to a regulatory document.
Signing away half their fortune
The Boston Globe, May 12, 2011
Bill and Joyce Cummings don’t live on a sprawling estate, own a jet, or otherwise flaunt their wealth, but the Winchester couple will soon start acting more like billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.

Chelsea Fujimoto wins McKeown Scholarship
Daily Times Chronicle, May 10, 2011
WINCHESTER - Graduating senior Chelsea Fujimoto has been selected by Winchester High School as this year's McKeown Scholar. Fujimoto topped 26 classmates to earn the honor, which is accompanied by a $10,000 merit scholarship to be applied to the four-year college or university of her choice.

Century Executive Suites to open at Cummings Properties 100 TradeCenter
New England Real Estate Journal, April 29, 2011
Woburn, MA Century Executive Suites, a new executive office center, will open at Cummings Properties' 100 TradeCenter to meet the growing demand for flexible, small-scale office arrangements. Its first 20 newly finished offices will be ready for occupancy in mid-May, and will be managed by Patricia Whelchel, general manager of Century's affiliate, TradeCenter Executive Suites, located at neighboring 400 TradeCenter.
Pressures on hospitals boost HR software firm
Boston Business Journal, April 29, 2011
HealthcareSource, a Woburn-based health care human resources software firm, saw its revenue rise 33 percent and its head count grow by 80 percent in 2010, as hospitals face growing pressures to recruit the best candidates while lowering their administrative costs.
Peter Vandermeulen: Moving on after BlueShift
Boston Business Journal, April 21, 2011
Peter Vandermeulen says he can’t blame investors for shutting down his previous company, Andover-based semiconductor equipment firm BlueShift Technologies Inc., in late 2009.
SilverRail Completes $5M Offering
Boston CityBizList, April 14, 2011
WOBURN, Mass. -- SilverRail Technologies, Inc. has completed a $5 million equity offering, raising the amount from 25 investors.

Sleep quality focus for Mass. businesses
Boston Business Journal, April 14, 2011
Americans are exhausted, and Massachusetts-based companies are here to help — and cash in.
Joule jumps at extra lab space in Woburn
Mass High Tech, April 2011
Joule Unlimited Inc., a producer of renewable fuels from sunlight and waste CO2, has signed a lease for 7,000 square feet of lab space at 1-B Gill St., Woburn, to supplement its current headquarters location in Cambridge.
Disposable Medical Device Developer Pluromed Raises $915K
The Boston Globe, April 10, 2011
Pluromed Inc. has raised $915,649, or nearly half of a planned $2 million debt offering while attracting 20 investors.
Culbert Healthcare growth fueled by new health guidelines
The Boston Globe, April 7, 2011
Culbert Healthcare Solutions, a health management and IT consultancy, saw its revenue grow by 77 percent in 2010. The Woburn-based company is benefitting from hospitals and physician groups scrambling to meet deadlines for implementing electronic medical records, and seeking to improve their bottom lines with better revenue cycle management tools.
Starbucks deal solidifies Green Mountain’s market lead
The Boston Globe, March 11, 2011
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.’s stock jumped 41 percent yesterday after it announced a partnership with coffee giant Starbucks Corp., increasing its dominance in the single-serve coffee market.
Small Startups Finding Big Deals On Commercial Space
Banker and Tradesman, March 6, 2011
Whoever said there’s no such thing as a free lunch must not have been part of a small startup business or nonprofit, where opportunities for finding operating space at reduced cost – or rent-free – are growing.
Hepregen launches first drug safety product
Boston Business Journal, March 3, 2011
Hepregen Corporation, a life sciences start-up focused on helping drug companies improve drug safety, is launching its first product.
Mass. company making diesel with sun, water, CO2
Yahoo News, February 27, 2011
A Massachusetts biotechnology company says it can produce the fuel that runs Jaguars and jet engines using the same ingredients that make grass grow.
Green Mountain shares surge on cups of Keurig
Boston Business Journal, February 3, 2011
Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (Nasdaq: GMCR) surged 15 percent Thursday morning after the company said sales at its Reading-based Keurig single-cup brewing business surged 89 percent in the fiscal first quarter.
Entrepreneur putting his energy behind the big chill
Boston Business Journal, February 3, 2011
Peter Vandermeulen is blunt about why his new startup is emphasizing plans for a new type of air conditioner rather than a new type of solar panel, which the company is also developing to power its AC unit.
Solar Power Electrifies Tenant Base
Banker and Tradesman, February 1, 2011
Solar power installations can offset electrical costs and create awareness of environmental issues, but the renewable energy does even more for real estate developers and landlords - it entices tenants, according to a local real estate executive.
Sciessent Acquires Agion Technologies, Raising $3M
CityBiz List , February 1, 2011
In connection with its acquisition of Agion Technologies, Sciessent LLC has completed a $3 million offering of mixed securities for Sciessent LLC, attracting nine investors, according to an SEC filing.

Amgen buying Woburn company
The Boston Globe, January 25, 2011
The biotechnology company Amgen Inc. is bolstering its late-stage drug pipeline by buying the privately held cancer drug maker BioVex Group, of Woburn, Mass., in a deal that could be worth as much as $1 billion.

Quincy biofuels maker Myriant raises $60M
MassHighTech, January 24, 2011
Bio-based chemicals developer Myriant Technologies LLC of Quincy has pulled in a $60 million financing from Thailand-based petrochemical producer PTT Chemical Group.
Several Towns Get 20+ Inches of Snow
WBZ-TV, January 13, 2011
Reporter Sera Congi features Cummings Properties' snow removal techniques.
Lessons on regrowth, on a small scale
The Boston Globe, January 3, 2010
The dream of regenerative medicine is that it will one day be possible to replace flawed tissues — to create a new spinal cord, repair a defective heart, or regrow a limb.
Retirement planning firm finds growth vehicle in wealth management
The Boston Globe, January 3, 2010
Bob Auditore and Gary Cowles are firm believers in synergy.
Pathogenetix Raises $1.5M
CityBiz List , December 13, 2010
Pathogenetix Inc. has raised $1.51 million from a $1.81 million equity offering from five investors, according to an SEC filing.
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corporation Names Former Siemens CEO George Nolen Lead Director
CityBiz List , December 13, 2010
InVivo Therapeutics (OTCBB: NVIV), a company focused on the development of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI), today announced that the company's Board of Directors has appointed George Nolen, former President and CEO of Siemens Corporation and a Director of InVivo, to the position of Lead Director, effective December 10, 2010.
Woburn, Mass.-based 8D World Raises $5.25M Series B
CityBiz List , December 10, 2010
Shanghai, China/Woburn, Massachusetts, USA, December, 2010-8D World, the creator of Wiz World Online, announced today that Mizuho Capital of Japan had joined existing investors Spark Capital and Gobi Partners in the company's $5.25 million Series B round of financing.

InVivo exceeds private placement by $2.5M
MassHighTech, December 6, 2010
InVivo Therapeutics today said that its previously announced $10.5 million private placement actually brought in $13 milion with additional units being purchased by Spencer Trask Ventures Inc., which served as placement agent and financial advisor.
Eliassen Group Acquires Dextrys IT Staffing Division
CityBiz List, November 29, 2010
Eliassen Group, a leading technology staffing and clinical data management consulting firm, today announced the acquisition of the IT staffing division of Dextrys, a global provider of product engineering and application services outsourcing.
Cummings Properties receives green award
Wicked Local - Woburn, November 18, 2010
On Nov. 10, with Fenway Park’s “Green Monster” serving as an appropriate background, Gary Gresh, Cummings Properties sustainability manager, accepted a 2010 MassSavers Business Award on behalf of the company.

McLane Law Firm keeps expanding
Wicked Local - Woburn, November 18, 2010
In an economy that has many firms downsizing, McLane Law Firm is bucking the trend.

U.S. Genomics renames to Pathogenetix, raises $1.3M
Mass High Tech, November 5, 2010
U.S. Genomics, a pathogen-diagnostic technologies firm in Woburn, has changed its name to Pathogenetix Inc. The name change was noted in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in which the company reported it had raised $1.3 million in an equity offering and converted $900,000 in debt.
New Beverly facility helps life science start-ups, October 29, 2010
A new facility for early-stage life sciences companies is opening in Cummings Center after the receiving a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

North Shore biotech incubator launches
Boston Business Journal, October 28, 2010
The long-planned Biotech InnoVenture Center is launching in Beverly, Mass. with a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and matching funds from private sources.
Holocaust survivor’s message: never forget
Winchester Star, October 28, 2010
Winchester, MA — One of the worst moments of Eliezer Ayalon’s life came when the German guard, with one swift swoop, smacked away his one worldly possession — a small, porcelain cup.
View a video of the lecture.

Sand dollars: India incubator concept comes to Mass.
Boston Business Journal, October 22, 2010

What’s good for Hubli and Dharwad is good for Lowell and Lawrence, says Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande.
SynapDx Corporation Raises $9 Million in Series A Funding
PR Newswire, June 1, 2010
SynapDx Corp., a new company focused on developing and commercializing diagnostic testing for the early detection of autism, announced the completion of a $9 million Series A financing by Bain Capital Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and North Bridge Venture Partners.
Woburn-Based OzVision Sees $5M of $6.7M Offering
City Bizlist Boston, May 24, 2010
OzVision Global Inc. has raised $4.94 million of its $6.74 million convertible note offering, according to an SEC filing.
CRI Woburn: Tackling the mystery of tumors
Boston Business Journal, May 7, 2010
If a biotech company needs a picture of a tumor inside a mouse, it may turn to Woburn-based CRI Inc.
Flagship Ventures Portfolio Co. Mascoma Raises $3.4M of $10M Debt Offering
CityBizlist, April 25, 2010
According to a Reg D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mascoma Corp. has raised $3.43 million from 10 investors in its $10 million convertible debt offering.
Bandgap Engineering's Marcie Black takes solar to the nanolevel
Mass High Tech, March 17, 2010
Marcie Black
Chief Technology Officer, Bandgap Engineering Inc.
Education: Bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D, MIT. Post-doctoral work at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Mascoma CEO Brady sees biofuels biz changing global carbon footprint
Mass High Tech, February 3, 2010
Guiding a startup to full-scale production capacity is like running a marathon — it requires patience and a long-term view, like a runner focusing on one road marker and then the next, says William Brady, the new CEO of biofuels company Mascoma Corp.
7Solar Technologies Joins Cummings Properties’ Clean Energy Cluster
Cummings Properties Media Release, January 27, 2010
Recognizing the need for novel alternative energy solutions, local start-up 7Solar Technologies has leased more than 8,000 square feet of office and light manufacturing space at 92 Cummings Park in Woburn.
New office, research facility to open on Cabot Road
The Winchester Star, January 24, 2010
While 2009 was a year for most commercial real estate firms to ride out a soft office market, Cummings Properties broke ground last April on a first-class office and research facility at 8 Cabot Road in Woburn.
Calloway Labs Going Nowhere Fast
The Real Reporter, January 21, 2010
Accommodating tenants is essential nowadays, and in 8 Cabot Rd., Cummings Properties has taken that mantra to an extreme.
Hepregen reels in $500k SBIR award
Mass High Tech, January 14, 2010
Hepregen Corp. has won a $500,000 Phase 2 SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation, contributing to the company’s total $2 million in federal funding.
Hanke to head BioVex commercialization
Mass High Tech, January 4, 2010
BioVex Inc., a Woburn-based developer of cancer and infectious disease drugs and vaccines, has named Tim Hanke as its vice president of commercial operations. He will be responsible for moving the company’s OncoVEX GM-CSF product to commercialization.
DRC wins $7.4M Air Force parts tracking deal
Mass High Tech, December 21, 2009
Dynamics Research Corp. has won a $7.4 million contract from Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) for support of the Weapon System Management Information System (WSMIS), a parts and weaponry lifecycle software tracking program for the U.S. Air Force.
European biotech comes to Medford
MassBio news , December 17, 2009
The European biotechnology company Biocell Center has officially opened its North American headquarters, tissue bank and research laboratory in Medford, thanks to the cooperation and coordination of MassBio, its members and government partners.
Biocius Life Sciences spinout complete
Mass High Tech, December 16, 2009
Biocius Life Sciences is now operating as an independent company, following its formation in November by Woburn biotech BioTrove Inc. and its subsequent spin-out.
MedChem Partners wins SBIR grant
Mass High Tech, December 11, 2009
MedChem Partners LLC, a Medford-based medicinal chemistry provider, has won a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation for the “modification of natural products.”
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University:
Using animal models in life science development
Central Massachusetts Life Science Industry Success, November 11, 2009
Just east of Worcester sits another connector in the string of life sciences enterprises in the state. The 702,000 square-foot Grafton Science Park, located on the south side of Route 30 on the campus of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, occupies approximately 100 acres and represents an ambitious initiative to stimulate economic development in Central Massachusetts.
5AM Ventures Portfolio Co. Flexion Therapeutics Raises $20M of $43.4M Offering
City Biz List, November 11, 2009
WOBURN -- Biotechnology firm Flexion Therapeutics Inc. has raised $20.04 million of a $43.39 million equity offering, according to a Reg D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

IT shop tries to hire its way out of slump
Boston Business Journal, November 5, 2009
With competitors’ IT headcounts holding level at best along the Massachusetts tech corridor, Wakefield-based Eliassen Group Inc. increased its in-state presence by a double-digit percentage, adding 39 consultants here for a total of 381.
Sal's Pizza coming to Woburn
Woburn Daily Times Chronicle, October 27, 2009
Known for its 19-inch, three-pound pie, Sal’s Pizza is gearing up for the opening of its 43rd restaurant next week at Cummings Properties’ 299 Washington St. address in Woburn.

Seven New England companies split $36M in DOE research grants
Mass High Tech, October 26, 2009
New England was a big winner in the U.S. Department of Energy’s first release of stimulus-funded energy research grants, as some seven companies received a slice of the $151 million ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy) grant awards.
Biocell Center opens amniotic stem cell bank in Medford
Mass High Tech, October 23, 2009
Biocell Center, a European biotechnology firm, has opened the first U.S. headquarters in Medford for the amniotic stem cell preservation company.
DRC dealt a $20M Air Force parts tracking contract
Mass High Tech, October 19, 2009
Dynamics Research Corp. reports it has landed $20.2 million from the U.S. Air Force for component identification technology. Under the two-year, nine-month order, Andover-based Dynamics Research (Nasdaq: DRCO) will develop technology to mark parts used in Air Force planes.
Serica adds Darling and Coleridge to board
Mass High Tech, October 15, 2009
Medford-based medical device company Serica Technologies Inc. have named two new members to its board of director — Joseph G. Darling and Scott E. Coleridge.
ORSYP Accelerates Time to Market Of Its IT Operations Management Software Portfolio with SYSLOAD Acquisition
Mass High Tech, September 16, 2009
Paris la Défense, September 16, 2009: ORSYP, leading provider of enterprise IT automation and ITSM software and services, today announced the acquisition of Sysload Software, an emerging leader in Data Center Performance and Capacity Management.
Dynamics Research wins USAF cyberspace deal
Mass High Tech, August 25, 2009
Dynamics Research Corp. reports it has landed $3.4 million from the U.S. Air Force for engineering and program management.
MSM Protein pulls in pair of partners
Mass High Tech, July 30, 2009
Medford-based biotech company MSM Protein Technologies Inc. reports a pair of deals to help European drug makers develop new therapies using its proprietary technology that tests the effectiveness of antibodies against certain targets. Both deals focus on treatments based on G-protein coupled receptors.
Cummings Serving Up High-End Restaurant
The Real Reporter, July 23, 2009
Despite sticking to his prescribed 10 weeks of vacation annually, and even with sojourns to Iceland and Israel on the dais, it can be a challenge characterizing William S. Cumming’s routine as retirement, a step he announced five years ago in handing over his Cummings Properties to an internal team led by President and CEO Dennis A. Clarke. Now, the line seems even more blurred.
Big Strides at TradeCenter 128
The Real Reporter, July 30, 2009
Nearly everything about TradeCenter 128 is big, from its three-story arched gateway, grand lobbies and a five-level garage to the 600,000-sf park’s frontage along namesake highway Route 128.
BioEnergy forms new biochemical firm, Myriant
Mass High Tech, July 17, 2009
Quincy-based BioEnergy International LLC, a developer of biorefineries, has formed a separate company, Myriant Technologies LLC, to handle bio-based chemicals and intellectual property. BioEnergy focuses on alternative fuels.
Spectra Medical grows with Cummings Properties
Cummings Properties Media Release, July 1, 2009
Wilmington, MA - Spectra Medical Devices, Inc., an international medical manufacturer of custom tray components and instruments, has extended its lease for nearly 10,500 square feet at 260 Fordham Road and signed a more than 8,600 square-foot lease expansion at 340 Fordham Road. Both buildings are owned by Cummings Foundation, Inc. and managed by Cummings Properties, LLC.
Ademco, a Honeywell division, extends lease for nearly 15,000 sf
Cummings Properties Media Release, June 24, 2009
Woburn, MA - Ademco Distribution Inc., (ADI), a division of Honeywell International Inc. and a leading global wholesale distributor of security, fire, sound and low voltage products, extended its lease for nearly 15,000 square feet at 78 Olympia Avenue.
Anika signs distribution agreement with Calif. dermatology firm
Mass High Tech, June 8, 2009
Anika Therapeutics Inc. and California-based Coapt Systems Inc. have signed an exclusive five-year U.S distribution agreement in which Coapt will distribute Anika’s injectable filler for facial lines and wrinkles.
NIH awards Ancora $530K for malaria vaccine
Mass High Tech, June 3, 2009
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $530,000 Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Medford-based Ancora Pharmaceuticals Inc. to research a vaccine to prevent malaria anemia.
New Executive Suites open at TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, May 29, 2009
Leasing options at the recently built 400,000 square foot TradeCenter 128 have greatly expanded. TradeCenter Executive Suites are now available in a wide variety of sizes and configurations.
Startup, Ginio, aims to be top search site in Latin America
Mass High Tech, May 22, 2009
A local startup is aiming to take a swipe at Google Inc., but the entrepreneurs know they can’t take on the search giant on its home turf, so they are taking the fight to a friendlier venue — Latin America.
Azima DLI moves headquarters to TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, May 22, 2009
Woburn, MA - Azima DLI, an international machine condition monitoring services company, has relocated its headquarters from 400 West Cummings Park to more than 4,000 square feet at 300 TradeCenter 128. Both buildings are leased and managed by Cummings Properties, LLC.
EveryZing lands $8.25M round, new customer NBC
Mass High Tech, May 11, 2009
Video search startup EveryZing Inc., formerly Podzinger, has won an $8.25 million round of funding, and secured its biggest customer to date.
EveryZing relocates from Cambridge to Woburn
Cummings Properties Media Release, May 1, 2009
EveryZing, Inc., a leader in on-line, next-generation universal search and publishing technologies and a major affiliate of BBN Technologies, has signed a lease with Cummings Properties, LLC for more than 8,700 square feet at 300 TradeCenter 128. The company is relocating from 10 Fawcett Street in Cambridge.
Biotrove raising Series C funding
Mass High Tech, April 22, 2009
Woburn-based biotech BioTrove Inc. is raising money in a Series C round in the hopes the cash will tide it over until profitability.
Agiltron rejoins Cummings Properties
Mass High Tech, April 17, 2009
Woburn, MA - Agiltron, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative optical components and systems, recently signed a lease for more than 10,600 square feet at 12 Cabot Road. The new facility, directly across the street from Agiltron's existing building, is owned by Cummings Foundation, Inc. and managed by Cummings Properties, LLC.
BioVex begins Phase 3 melanoma drug trial
Mass High Tech, April 14, 2009
BioVex Inc., a Woburn-based developer of cancer and infectious disease drugs and vaccines, has begun its U.S. OPTiM Phase 3 study of OncoVEX in treating metastatic melanoma. The company said it will begin recruiting in the U.K., Germany and Australia for studies that will begin later in the year.
Thermo Fisher Scientific,Cummings Center's largest client, extends lease
Cummings Properties Media Release, April 10, 2009
Beverly, MA - Cummings Center's largest client, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a world leader in serving science, extended its lease for more than 107,000 square feet with Cummings Properties, LLC. Thermo Fisher Scientific reportedly considered several options in its exhaustive search for space before extending in Beverly.
Burlington Machine moves from Woburn to Wilmington
Cummings Properties Media Release, March 31, 2009
Wilmington, MA - Burlington Machine, Inc. has moved from Woburn to 340 Fordham Road, Wilmington and doubled its space to more than 10,000 square feet in the process. The Wilmington facility is owned by Cummings Foundation, Inc. and managed by Cummings Properties, LLC of Woburn.
Biotech's $40 million in funding will help it run cancer drug trial
The Boston Globe, March 30, 2009
A Woburn biotech firm is expected to say today that it has raised $40 million in financing that will help it launch a pivotal clinical trial next month.

EPA gives $1M to five area firms for clean tech
Mass High Tech, March 27, 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded five local companies more than $1 million in funding under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to commercialize technologies that address environmental issues.
The Klub House opens indoor adventure space
Cummings Properties Media Release, March 23, 2009
Woburn, MA - The Klub House playground is the perfect place to bring kids, infants through 10-year-olds, for an affordable day of indoor adventure.
Covaris Expands and Extends at Gill Street Life Sciences Cluster
Cummings Properties Media Release, March 23, 2009
Woburn, MA - Covaris, Inc., a rapidly growing life science instrument company, has extended its lease with Cummings Properties and expanded its space by 50 percent to more than 14,000 square feet at 14 Gill Street.
Murray, Kelly & Bertrand chooses TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, March 16, 2009
Murray, Kelly & Bertrand, P.C., a multi-service law firm, has moved from Unicorn Park in Woburn into more than 5,000 square feet of space at Cummings Properties' TradeCenter 128.
Aegis Lightwave Extends with Cummings Properties
Mass High Tech, March 10, 2009
Aegis Lightwave, Inc., a maker of optical monitoring solutions for the fiber-optic communications industry, recently extended its lease for more than 20,000 square feet at 78 Olympia Avenue with Cummings Properties.
Seahorse Bioscience lands $6M, buys BioProcessors Corp.
Mass High Tech, March 10, 2009
Biotech materials company Seahorse Bioscience Inc. has taken in $6 million in a Series D round of funding, to help it purchase BioProcessors Corp., a Woburn-based maker of systems for improving biologic drug manufacturing.
Tudor Risk opens corporate office at TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, March 2, 2009
Seizing opportunity in these recessionary times, Tudor Risk Services, LLC, a boutique insurance brokerage firm, has leased 7,000 square feet of office space at Cummings Properties' TradeCenter 128 as part of its rapid growth strategy.
2009 stimulus alternative energy and the future: America is at a crossroad and N.E. is at the center
New England Real Estate Journal, February 27, 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that was recently signed will provide upward of $80 billion toward the design and development of the national alternative energy infrastructure.
Health Plans Moves to TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, February 24, 2009
Taking care of its need for more space, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's subsidiary, Health Plans, Inc., has relocated from 92 Montvale in Stoneham to more than 4,400 square feet at TradeCenter 128. Both properties are leased and managed by Cummings Properties.
Agion busy in Wakefield
Cummings Properties Media Release, February 17, 2009
Agion Technologies, Inc. has been busy in 2009 signing with three different companies: Medegen Inc., DiFusion Technologies and Cummings Properties.
MSM and MedChem Partners extend leases in Medford
Cummings Properties Media Release, February 9, 2009
Medford continues to appeal to life science firms as a viable, cost-effective alternative to Cambridge's higher leasing prices.
Concentra Health extends lease with Cummings Properties
Cummings Properties Media Release, February 2, 2009
With 317 medical centers and 258 workplace clinics in 40 states, Concentra Health Services, Inc., a national health services provider, knows a great location when it has one. Concentra recently renewed its 7,500 square foot lease at 50 Concord Street in Wilmington, Massachusetts with Cummings Properties.
U.S. Genomics Extends Nearly 40,000 sf Lease
Boston SF, February 2, 2009
U.S. Genomics renewed its nearly 40,000 square foot lease of combined office and lab space at 12 Gill Street, Woburn with Cummings Properties.
Luminus teams with Japanese LED maker Nichia
Mass High Tech, February 2, 2009
Lighting technology company Luminus Devices Inc. reports it has entered into an alliance with Japan’s Nichia Corp. covering cross-licensing of intellectual property, technology sharing and manufacturing, to make a new type of high-power white LEDs.
ZymeQuest hopes blood transfusion tech attracts VCs
Mass High Tech, January 30, 2009
Enzyme products maker ZymeQuest Inc. is looking to pump new blood into the market for platelet transfusion technology.
Nantero's semiconductors pull high patent power ranking
Mass High Tech, January 29, 2009
When one thinks of technology patent leaders, companies such as Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp., and Samsung Electronics Co. spring to mind. Yet nestled among those titans in a recent IEEE ranking of companies with the most powerful technology patent portfolios lies little Nantero Inc., a Woburn-based developer of nanotechnology for semiconductor devices.
U.S. Genomics renews Woburn lease
Mass High Tech, January 27, 2009
U.S. Genomics renewed its lease with landlord Cummings Properties LLC for nearly 40,000 square feet of office and lab space in Woburn, Mass.
Maregni of Cummings Props. reps. The Sports Spa in 1,500 s/f lease
New England Real Estate Journal, January 23, 2009
Woburn, MA Serious athletes, stressed out workers and chronic pain sufferers now have a first-class space that caters to their needs. The Sports Spa, LLC, formerly Toomey Sports, has leased 1,500 s/f at 300 TradeCenter 128 with Cummings Properties.

First Energy Star Commercial Building in Beverly
Cummings Properties Media Release, January 22, 2009
Gary Gresh, Sustainability Manager at Cummings Properties, announced that 900 Cummings Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious Energy Star label. According to the Energy Star website, this is the first facility in Beverly to be awarded this recognition.
Hamilton Thorne to sell microscopic imaging system
Mass High Tech, January 20, 2009
Beverly-based Hamilton Thorne Inc. has signed an OEM supply agreement with Thorlabs Inc., of Newton, N.J., giving HT exclusive commercialization rights to Thorlabs’ confocal imaging system.
The Sports Spa sets up space in Woburn and first Alter-G in Massachusetts
Cummings Properties Media Release, January 13, 2009
Serious athletes, stressed out workers and chronic pain sufferers now have a first-class space that caters to their needs. The Sports Spa, LLC, formerly Toomey Sports, has leased more than 1,500 square feet at 300 TradeCenter 128 with Cummings Properties.
Nu Horizons Electronics signs with Cummings Properties
Cummings Properties Media Release, January 5, 2009
Nu Horizons Electronics Corporation is relocating to more than 7,800 square feet of office space with Cummings Properties at 12 Gill Street.
At Mascoma, wood and grass fuel the future
The Boston Sunday Globe, December 28, 2008
Termite gut and elephant stomach enzymes are among the ingredients researchers at the Boston-based biofuel company Mascoma Corp. are using to come up with a quicker, cheaper way to brew an environmentally friendly alternative to gasoline.
Putting the past under a microscope
The Boston Globe, December 22, 2008
As a former biomedicine executive, Dr. Gregory Bearman seems to be an unlikely candidate to conduct a forensic analysis of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Wakonda lights up Woburn
Cummings Properties Media Release, December 15, 2008
Wakonda Technologies, Inc., is growing nearly as quickly as global demand for electricity. Just three months after signing a lease in Medford for more than 2,600 square feet, Wakonda, a developer of solar photovoltaic products, has relocated to more than 7,000 square feet at 2 Gill Street, Woburn. Both properties are leased and managed by Cummings Properties.
Astaro U.S. HQ finds security in new location
Cummings Properties Media Release, December 8, 2008
Looking for increased financial security in a fluctuating global market, Astaro Corporation, an international internet security solutions firm, is moving its US headquarters from Burlington, MA to more than 15,000 square feet at 260 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA.

Sprouts Grow In Woburn
Cummings Properties Media Release, December 1, 2008

Picture books, nifty art projects and playgrounds may not be what the Gill Street Science Cluster is known for, but Little Sprouts, Inc., moving into more than 8,000 square feet of space and land at 4 Gill St., will have no problem fitting right in.
ThingMagic, In-Q-Tel team up on investment and development
Mass High Tech, November 21, 2008
ThingMagic Inc., a radio frequency technology maker in Cambridge, has announced its investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture arm.
DRC dealt a $12M Air Force contract for data quality
Mass High Tech, November 17, 2008
Dynamics Research Corp. reports it has landed $12.9 million from the U.S. Air Force. Under the contract, Dynamics Research (Nasdaq: DRCO) will perform IT services for the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, part of the Air Force Materiel Command located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Inotek pulls in two new patents
Mass High Tech, November 16, 2008
Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp., a drug developer in Beverly, has been issued two patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s glaucoma treatment and contrast-induced nephopathy prevention treatment. Both compounds, INO-8875 for glaucoma and INO-4885 for contrast-induced nephropathy, are in Phase 1 clinical development, according to Inotek officials.
MSM Protein to make tool for cystic fibrosis antibody search
Mass High Tech, November 10, 2008
Medford-based MSM Protein Technologies Inc., operated by its four sole investors Davis Farmer, Tajib Mirzabekov, David Kreimer and Eldar Kim, has secured funding from the Maryland-based nonprofit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Inc. to make a tool used to seek an antibody for cystic fibrosis.
IFMA Woburn presentation eye-opening event
Cummings Properties Media Release, November 7, 2008
Attendees at the recent presentation of "Green Design and Construction in Suburban Boston" hosted by the Boston Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and Cummings Properties, found the information eye-opening and a tour of the newly built TradeCenter 128 eye-pleasing.
Nucryst anti-microbial bandage cleared for Canadian marketing
Mass High Tech, November 7, 2008
Wakefield-based Nucryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. and the Advanced Wound Management division of Smith & Nephew plc have received clearance by Health Canada to market Acticoat Flex, an anti-microbial bandage.
From a strange brew, cheaper fuel
That is goal as company tries to simplify ethanol production via bioengineering
The Boston Globe, November 3, 2008
What does it take to brew a tank of biofuel? At the Mascoma Corp. lab, the recipe might include a dash of enzymes from termite guts, elephant stomach mixed with yeast, a load of pulverized switch grass or paper sludge, and a few days of fermentation.

DRC unit lands $15M Immigration enterprise architecture contract
Mass High Tech, October 30, 2008
Information technology and engineering firm Dynamics Research Corp. says it has won a $14.9 million Homeland Security contract to develop enterprise architecture for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of DHS.
Discovery Labware renews lease in Woburn
Media Release, October 16, 2008
Discovery Labware, Inc., a branch of leading global medical technology giant, BD (Becton Dickinson and Company), combined a face-lift with its recent multi-year, 25,000 square foot lease extension at 6 Henshaw St., Woburn.
BioTrove and BD form ADME assay agreement
Mass High Tech, October 13, 2008
Woburn biotech company BioTrove Inc. and New Jersey drug delivery tech firm Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) have entered an agreement combining the former’s mass spectrometry technology with the latter company’s sales and support expertise in high-throughput in vitro ADME assays.
Small firm sees the big picture
Media Release, September 26, 2008
An uncertain economy. No tenants in sight. No problem. It's business as usual for Cummings Properties, LLC, which has been building speculative office and research buildings of all sorts for nearly 40 years.
Parlance speaks growth; Cummings listens
Media Release, September 26, 2008
Skip the operator, forget the extension and bypass lengthy phone menus. Parlance Corporation's proven speech recognition technology makes it possible for a caller to dial one number for a company, say the name of the person they are trying to reach and be connected over existing voice networks. Who knew calling could be so simple?
U.S. Genomics takes in $4.5M for infectious disease diagnoses
Mass High Tech, September 23, 2008
U.S. Genomics received $4.5 million from medical products manufacturer and supply firm Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) and has begun a collaborative agreement to develop a new diagnostic platform for infectious disease.
Anika signs Latin America marketing deal
The Boston Glove, September 23, 2008
Anika Therapeutics Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement under which DePuy Miteck Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, will market its osteoarthritis treatments, Orthovisc and Orthovisc mini, throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Mascoma names GM executive to scientific advisory board
Boston Business Journal, September 22, 2008
General Motors Corp.’s energy czar has been named to Boston biofuels developer Mascoma Corp.’s scientific advisory board.
Arradiance shines $1.75M funds on night vision optics
Mass High Tech, September 19, 2008
Advanced materials developer Arradiance Inc. in Sudbury has raised $1.75 million of a $3.5 million round of funding, and officials hope the infusion of cash will help the company further penetrate a handful of new vertical markets, including night-vision optics and photovoltaics.
Nanobiosym taps Ratan Tata for global advisory board
Mass High Tech, September 15, 2008
Ratan Tata, head of the multibillion-dollar global conglomerate Tata Group, has joined the global advisory board of Medford-based nanotechnology company Nanobiosym Inc., officials report
Touch-a-Truck and Car Show Coming Soon
Media Release, September 11, 2008
Rev your engines, raise your hoods and start exploring! The Cummings Properties' Touch-A-Truck and Car Show event will be held on Sunday, September 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., rain or shine, at West Cummings Park on Washington Street, Woburn. Kids of all ages are welcome to attend this free community event.
BioTrove Renews and Expands in Woburn
Boston S/F, September 8, 2008
BioTrove, Inc., which is collaborating to improve blood typing and to research genetic biomarkers for lung cancer, recently expanded and extended its lease with Cummings Properties at 10 and 12 Gill Street, Woburn, Mass.
Biotech Firm Grows in Woburn, California, and London
Media Release, September 4, 2008
Woburn, MA - London, San Carlos, California, and Woburn have at least one thing in common. BioTrove, Inc., which is headquartered in Woburn, is expanding in all three places.
Aeris lung treatment advances
Boston Business Journal, September 3, 2008
Aeris Therapeutics Inc. is gearing up for late-stage human clinical trials after two mid-stage tests generated promising results for a new emphysema treatment.
Non-surgical emphysema treatment nails Phase 2 trials
Mass High Tech, September 3, 2008
Woburn-based Aeris Therapeutics Inc. has completed Phase 2 clinical trials of its Biologic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) system for treating advanced emphysema.
Hepregen handed $3M in first funding
Mass High Tech, September 2, 2008
Hepregen Inc. raised a $3 million tranche of a Series A financing of $5 million, according to online reports. The Winchester-based firm is a spinout of MIT and is developing a platform to reduce the liver toxicity caused by approved drugs.
North Shore incubator closer to hatching with new grant
Mass High Tech, September 1, 2008
The nascent North Shore Life Science Accelerator Inc. (NSLSA), a nonprofit incubator spun out of the North Shore Technology Council, has advanced a major step toward going live. NSLSA has been awarded a $50,000 planning grant from the John Adams Innovation Institute, part of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative.
Piezo Systems Relocates to Woburn
Media Release, August 27, 2008
Woburn, MA -The mathematics required to understand piezoelectricity may be complicated, but Piezo Systems, Inc. didn't need a genius to figure out that relocating from Cambridge could save them significant leasing costs.
First Speculative Office Building Being Built in Sudbury in Over a Decade
Media Release , August 20, 2008
Creating opportunities in uncertain financial climates is a trait of companies with vision and resources. That's one reason Cummings Properties is developing a speculative office building in historic Sudbury despite national economic difficulties.
Nantero’s gov’t, military biz heads to Lockheed
Mass High Tech, August 14, 2008
Woburn-based nanotechnology company Nantero Inc. has sold its government and military business unit to Maryland-based Lockheed Martin Corp. for an undisclosed amount.
BioTrove opens London office
Boston Business Journal, August 5, 2008
BioTrove Inc. has opened its first European office, the company announced Tuesday.
Natural Dentist names CEO
Boston Business Journal, July 31, 2008
Natural Dentist Inc., which markets all-natural oral care products, has hired Mark Koide as the company’s new CEO, the firm said on Thursday.
Dynamics Research to buy Kadix Systems
Boston Business Journal, July 31, 2008
Technology firm Dynamics Research Corp. has agreed to buy high-end management consulting firm Kadix Systems LLC, the company said Thursday.
Woburn's TradeCenter 128, Moving up in class
The Boston Globe, July 24, 2008
With a rounded atrium entrance, windows that shimmer in unbroken lines, and a three-story drive-through gateway arch, TradeCenter 128 cuts a striking figure alongside Route 128, where it commands nearly 600 feet of frontage. But the most remarkable thing about this office center may not be its appearance but its address: Woburn.
Biotrove launching West Coast office
Boston Business Journal, July 22, 2008
Biotechnology company BioTrove Inc. has opened a new Bay Area location to expand customer and technical support to the West Coast region, the company said on Tuesday.
Woburn's BioEnergy International buys OmniGene
Mass High Tech, July 21, 2008
BioEnergy International LLC, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation, renewable biochemicals and biofuels based in Quincy, has acquired the assets of OmniGene Bioproducts Inc., a metabolic engineering biotech firm in Cambridge.
AliMed combats infections with antimicrobial hand therapy putty
Mass High Tech, July 18, 2008
Therapeutic putty may not be able to pick up impressions of the Sunday comics like its wacky cousin, Silly Putty, but for people with hand injuries, it is a crucial part of rehabilitation.
Leasing activity continues at TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, July, 2008
As the weather heats up, so does leasing activity at TradeCenter 128, Cummings Properties' new 550,000 square foot first-class office complex, now nearing completion alongside Route 128 on the Woburn/Burlington line.
ZBA rules Dunkin' Donuts can be built at TradeCenter 128
Woburn Daily Times Chronicle, July 18, 2008
The city's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) ruled last night that Cummings Properties' can legally allow Dunkin' Donuts to operate at its TradeCenter 128 development.
Wakonda brings solar tech and $9.5M in funding to Medford, Mass.
Mass High Tech, July 16, 2008
Another thin-film photovoltaic technology developer has joined the ranks of the New England solar community. With $9.5 million in its first round of funding, Wakonda Technologies Inc. will set up shop in Medford, after being founded in New York earlier this year.
ThingMagic grabs $9.5M in new funding
Mass High Tech, July 11, 2008
Executives at Cambridge radio frequency identification technology maker ThingMagic Inc. report the company has a closed a $9.5 million round of funding.
BioTrove and partner win NIH grant for better cancer genetic test
Mass High Tech, July 2, 2008
Biotech company BioTrove Inc. reports it has won a two-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant along with partner Gene Express Inc. of Wilmington, N.C., to further their proposed novel research of genetic biomarkers for lung cancer.
Mascoma to build cellulosic ethanol plant
Boston Business Journal, June 27, 2008
Mascoma Corp., which develops low-carbon biofuels technology, has hammered out a series of agreements that will enable the company to build its first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Michigan’s upper peninsula, the company said on Friday.
TradeCenter 128 now almost fully open in Woburn, MA
Cummings Properties Media Release, June, 2008
TradeCenter 128 is comprised of one original two-story masonry building, acquired by Cummings Properties in October 1995, plus a very large new governmental and commercial complex completed in 2008.
Computer game veteran to launch project in China
Boston Business Journal, June 6, 2008
Once a star among Boston's video game industry, Rick Goodman is working on a new venture-backed project after years of silence.

Agion's tech to go into bacteria-killing food tubs
Mass High Tech, May 22, 2008
Agion Technologies Inc., a maker of silver-based antimicrobial compounds based in Wakefield, has signed a new deal with Providence-based Fit & Fresh, a maker of advanced food storage products owned by medical supplies manufacturer MEDport LLC.

IPO-seeking BioTrove sees revenue surge in Q1
Boston Business Journal, May 22, 2008
Woburn's BioTrove Inc., which is planning to go public, disclosed Thursday that revenue in the first quarter surged surged 89 percent, but the company continues to rack up losses from research and development costs.
May Institute gets $1M from California company
Boston Business Journal, May 20, 2008
The May Institute has received a $1 million donation from Cadence Design Systems Inc.

Outdoors retailer Cabela's taps geoVue to site store locations
Mass High Tech, May 19, 2008
Software maker geoVue Inc. reports that outdoor sporting good's gear retailer Cabela's Inc. has licensed geoVue's applications to select the best locations for its U.S. stores.

Medford pair creating way to use husks for ethanol
Mass High Tech, May 15, 2008
Renewable energy is a hot topic these days, given soaring gasoline prices and discussions of how production of ethanol, now primarily a home-grown, cornstarch product, can be boosted to reduce the nation's reliance on imported oil.
SBANE hands out 2008 Innovation Awards
Mass High Tech, May 14, 2008
LED-maker Luminus Devices Inc. is among the winners of the Smaller Business Association of New England's 2008 Innovation Awards.

DRC draws in $268M defense systems deal
Mass High Tech, May 13, 2008
Dynamics Research Corp. reports it has landed a contract potentially worth $268 million from the U.S. Department of Defense.

Magnolia Optical wins NASA subcontract from Kopin
Mass High Tech, May 9, 2008
Magnolia Optical Technologies Inc. reports it is working with Kopin Corp. on a solar cell development contract Kopin won from NASA.

Mascoma, General Motors enter biofuels pact
Boston Business Journal, May 1, 2008
Biofuel company Mascoma Corp.and automaker General Motors Corp. have formed a strategic relationship to develop cellulosic ethanol, a fuel made from wood, paper pulp or agricultural waste.
The Advantages of Design/Build/Lease in Public Sector Projects
Banker & Tradesman, April 28, 2008
Time and money are critical elements of any building project. The necessary significant investment in both continues to increase dramatically in order to acquire permits and approvals and then develop and build quality real estate. Our local, state and federal governments are not immune from this challenge. By implementing a design/build method of building delivery, however, government agencies can save their valuable resources and accelerate many building projects.
It's time for property managers to implement energy saving programs
Banker & Tradesman, April 26, 2008
Kermit was right. It's not easy being green. While it may not be easy, it is worth the effort, since property management companies that can successfully implement energy efficiency and green building initiatives are finding that these policies are becoming increasingly important in attracting and retaining clients.
Cambria changes name, announces $5.4M VC round
Mass High Tech, April 22, 2008
Woburn biotech firm Cambria Biosciences LLC has raised a Series A round of venture capital and changed its name to Cambria Pharmaceuticals Inc.

VisEn attracts another $5M in financing
Boston Business Journal, April 18, 2008
VisEn Medical Inc. has raised $5 million in additional venture funding to help expand its imaging - product pipeline and grow in areas such as customer short.
VisEn Medical lands $5M more from Merck, Flagship
Mass High Tech, April 18, 2008
Officials at VisEn Medical Inc. say that the medical imaging technology company has landed a $5 million tranche of Series B financing.

Three-Year-Old Woburn Project Has Been a Long Time Cummings
Banker & Tradesman, April 14, 2008
If you’ve driven down Route 128 in Woburn lately, you can’t miss the 7-story commercial giant that has taken root just off the highway.
BioTrove targets $75M in IPO filing
Mass High Tech, April 1, 2008
BioTrove Inc., a maker of life sciences research products, has filed for a $75 million initial public offering, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
New court offers central location
The Reading Advocate, March 26, 2008
More than 150 guests converged on the new Middlesex County Superior Court Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of the seven-story, 15-courtroom building just off Route 128 in Woburn.
Middlesex Superior Court Moves to Woburn
Cummings Properties Media Release, March 19, 2008
The new furniture has been installed, years of case files have been dusted off, moved and organized, and the computers are all hooked up and ready to go. After 40 years in Cambridge, the Superior Court is open and ready for business in Woburn.
Cambridge biotech firms departing city for suburbs
The Boston Globe, March 1, 2008
As the epicenter of biotechnology in Massachusetts, Cambridge is home to top university researchers and scores of companies, including Genzyme Corp., Biogen Idec Inc., and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
BioEnergy closes $210M funding for ethanol plant
Mass High Tech, February 12, 2008
Alternative fuels company BioEnergy International LLC, a developer of biorefineries and biocatalysts, says it has completed the $210 million financing for its corn ethanol biorefinery in Clearfield, Pa.

Local firms strum the chords of real music innovation
Mass High Tech, February 8, 2008
Technology out of the MIT Media Lab, via Cambridge-based Harmonix Inc.'s Guitar Hero and Rock Band games, has turned a generation of gamers into musician wannabes.

Cummings Properties gets LEED nod
Boston Business Journal, Febrauary 4, 2008
Cummings Properties has received Gold Level LEED pre-certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its TradeCenter 128 office complex.
Green Building Council awards precertification to TradeCenter 128
Cummings Properties Media Release, Febrauary 4, 2008
Cummings Properties is proud to announce that its newest office complex, TradeCenter 128 in Woburn, MA, has received a Gold Level LEED pre-certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Planning Board Approves Courthouse Occupancy
Cummings Properties Media Release, January 29, 2008
After several days of active work on Route 38 traffic improvements, the lights turned green for TradeCenter 128 last night. Planning Board members voted unanimously that work had proceeded far enough to issue the Courthouse Occupancy Permit.

Cummings to pay City $540,000
Cummings Properties Media Release, January 29, 2008
TradeCenter 128 may be nearing its first milestone tonight. The Planning Board is expected to again consider Cummings Properties' request for the Board's signoff for its occupancy permit for the new building constructed for Middlesex County Superior Court.
Au Bon Pain changing ownership
Boston Business Journal, January 16, 2008
Casual dining concept Au Bon Pain said Wednesday it is partnering with LNK Partners, a private equity firm focused on the consumer and retail sector, to recapitalize the company.

NCipher buys Calif.'s NeoScale for $1.95M
Mass High Tech, December 11, 2007
NCipher Plc, a British firm that operates a U.S. headquarters in Stoneham, reports it has acquired a California company.
Woburn resident joins Cummings Properties' management team
Cummings Properties Media Release, November 14, 2007
Woburn native Matthew Donaghey, of Thistle Road, has joined the management team of Cummings Properties, 200 West Cummings Park, as special projects officer.
Woburn's "MEAS Intersection" Improvements Nears Completion
Cummings Properties Media Release, November 14, 2007
Heavy road planing equipment this morning is grinding away the asphalt from roadway surfaces of Main, Elm and Alfred streets and Sylvan Road-known as the "MEAS Intersection"-in preparation for a paving project that is expected to be completed before next weekend.
BioTrove inks two licensing deals
Mass High Tech, November 12, 2007
BioTrove Inc., a maker of life sciences research products, has struck a pair of licensing deals with a California company.

Woburn biotech reels in $3.5M for ALS
Mass High Tech, November 9, 2007
Cambria Biosciences LLC reports it has won a $3.5 million contract from The ALS Association, a nonprofit based in Calabasas Hills, Calif., to develop treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.
BioTrove brings on new CFO
Mass High Tech, November 7, 2007
BioTrove Inc., a Woburn maker of systems for drug discovery and genomic research, has added a financial chief to its management team, according to the company.

Mascoma buys Hoosier biofuels startup
Mass High Tech, November 7, 2007
Cambridge biofuels developer Mascoma Corp. says it has acquired Indianapolis-based Celsys BioFuels Inc., a maker of cellulosic ethanol production technology that was spun out of Purdue University last year.
VisEn Medical sees $6.9M in second round
Mass High Tech, October 23, 2007
VisEn Medical Inc., a maker of fluorescence-imaging products, has completed its second round of venture capital financing, according to a regulatory filing.
Deshpande Center doles out $1.03M in latest grants
Mass High Tech, October 23, 2007
The Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation at MIT reports it has awarded $1.03 million to 10 MIT-associated researchers and research teams. Deshpande Foundation maintains its headquarters offices in a Cummings Properties building at 92 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham.
Startup to demonstrate clean diesel fuel filter
Boston Business Journal, October 22, 2007
GEO2 Technologies Inc., a startup that develops clean diesel particulate filters, has teamed with the local advocacy group Diesel Pollution Solution Coalition and is set to stage a diesel retrofit demonstration on a truck on Monday, the company said.

BioEnergy International Facility Opens in Bay State
PR Newswire , October 18, 2007
BioEnergy International, LLC (BioEnergy), a science and technology leader in the development of biorefineries that produce biofuels and specialty chemicals from renewable resources, announced today the launch of the first world class, next- generation research center at 42 Cummings Park in Woburn, Mass.
BioTrove pens marketing deal with California firm
Mass High Tech, October 18, 2007
BioTrove Inc., a Woburn maker of life sciences research products, reports it has struck of co-marketing deal with a California company.
Cummings Properties Announces Promotions
Cummings Properties Media Release, October 10, 2007
Cummings Properties is delighted to announce that Greg Ahearn, Eric Anderson, and Craig Ziady have been appointed to the Executive Committee.
Truck event draws 3,000
The Woburn Advocate, September 28, 2007
The biggest crowd in the event’s history, estimated well in excess of 3,000, packed Cummings Park last Sunday for the fourth annual Touch-a-Truck and Car Show. Visitors were treated to nearly 70 large trucks and other apparatus for kids of every age to touch and explore, while the classic car show attracted more than 100 vehicles.
Nanobiosym wins $2M defense deal
Boston Business Journal, September 26, 2007
Nanobiosym Inc., a life sciences firm based in Medford, reports it has received a multimillion-dollar defense contract.

Cummings Properties named to the "A List" of the nation's top 25 real estate firms
Cummings Properties Media Release, September 20, 2007
Each year BUILDINGS Magazine presents its list of the nation's top "A List" real estate firms. The widely read ranking of the "top 25 organizations to watch" somewhat mirrors the "Top 100 America's Best Colleges" report, presented annually by U.S. News and World Report.
Swiss VC firm leads $10M round in Woburn company
Mass High Tech, August 17, 2007
A European venture capital firm that opened its U.S. headquarters in Cambridge last year has made Woburn's BioProcessors Corp. its first Massachusetts investment.
Networked media displays catch the visitor's eye
Mass High Tech, August 10, 2007
One of the biggest challenges confronting commercial property owners is how to draw new tenants, and retain existing ones, in the face of the always highly competitive real estate market. A number of new media technology tools have emerged recently to help office building owners compete, by putting a new, tech-savvy face forward when visitors come to your buildings or facilities for a meeting or conference.
Agion inks deal with filtration firm Omnipure
Mass High Tech, July 31, 2007
Agion Technologies Inc. reports it has entered into a partnership with Idaho-based Omnipure, a supplier of inline carbon filtration components.
Bob Venezia Retires
Cummings Properties Media Release, July 9, 2007
Woburn native Bob Venezia, vice president of construction at Cummings Properties, has announced his retirement after 28 years of dedicated service. Effective date of his retirement is August 31, 2007.
Stanley Security Solutions Relocates to Woburn
Cummings Properties Media Release, June 21, 2007
Woburn is now more secure. After several months of looking, Stanley Security Solutions, Inc., a division of The Stanley Works, has relocated its Best Access Systems and its Stanley Systems Integration divisions to more than 12,000 square feet of space at 1 Merrill Street, Woburn, a property leased and managed by locally owned Cummings Properties.
Sleep HealthCenters Relocates Sleep Medicine Center to Medford
Cummings Properties Media Release, June 21, 2007
Medford residents soon will be sleeping better. Sleep HealthCenters®, a network of specialized sleep medicine centers and the largest provider of such services in Massachusetts, has relocated one of its centers to a new 5,800 square foot facility at 200 Boston Avenue, Medford, which is leased and managed by locally owned Cummings Properties.
Rheumatology and Internal Medicine Associates Relocates to Wilmington
Cummings Properties Media Release, June 21, 2007
After 14 years in North Reading, Rheumatology and Internal Medicine Associates, the specialty care practice of well-known area physician Sharon Stotsky, M.D., doubled its space by relocating to a brand new building at 64 Concord Street, Wilmington.
The New Middlesex Superior Courthouse Rises
Cummings Properties Media Release, June 6, 2007
The 150,000 square foot Middlesex Superior Courthouse at Trade Center Park in Woburn is well underway. According to Ernie Agresti, vice president of Cummings Properties, the project's owner and developer, "we are on schedule and construction is proceeding at a rapid pace."
Bloom returns to the high-tech beltway
The Boston Globe, May 14, 2007
Employees of software company Pyxis Mobile Inc. remember feeling lonely in 2003 when they moved into Reservoir Place, a sprawling silver office building overlooking Route 128.
Repromedix adds $7.5M to fuel sales
Mass High Tech, May 4, 2007
Fresh off a new round of funding, Repromedix Inc., a Woburn reproductive test provider and developer, is about to fill some gaps in its business.

Luminus Devices wins 5 more PhlatLight patents
Mass High Tech, April 30, 2007
Light-emitting diode maker Luminus Devices Inc. has secured five new U.S. patents for its PhlatLight (Photonic Lattice Light Source) technology.
Luminus lights up Samsung's DLP HDTVs with new deal
Mass High Tech, April 24, 2007
Light emitting diode (LED) technologies from Woburn's Luminus Devices Inc. have been included in the newest line of high-definition televisions from South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., according to company officials.

Conn. company signs to buy Data Technology
The Boston Globe, April 14, 2007
Gerber Scientific Inc., a South Windsor, Conn., maker of equipment to create signs and specialty graphics, said it plans to buy Data Technology Inc., which makes automated cutting hardware for the packaging and graphics industries.

L-3's Woburn unit helps Colo. court block weapons
Mass High Tech, April 12, 2007

The Woburn-based Security and Detection division of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. has installed its active millimeter wave (MMW) body screening portal in the El Paso County Terry R. Harris Judicial Complex, located in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Woburn's SRU Biosystems wins 8 new patents
Mass High Tech, April 12, 2007
Woburn's SRU Biosystems reports it has been awarded several U.S. patents related to label-free biomolecular detection methods, bringing the company's total U.S. portfolio to 16 issued patents.
PawSpot Inc. of Woburn in 'The Pitch'
Mass High Tech, March 26, 2007
PawSpot is a website where people register profiles and create online networks with pet owner friends who live nearby.
Investors hope to clean up in old-tech engines
Mass High Tech, March 16, 2007
While cutting-edge technology often gets the most attention, a few local companies are focusing their efforts on traditional mechanical devices such as the internal-combustion engine for their innovations.
Nuance to nab Woburn firm for $58M
Mass High Tech, March 15, 2007
Burlington's Nuance Communications Inc. has agreed to acquire Woburn's Focus Infomatics Inc., a maker of health-care speech recognition editing services, for $58 million in cash, officials report.
Merck picks VisEn Medical for imaging agents
Mass High Tech, March 6, 2007
VisEn Medical Inc. has begun a multiyear research and development program with Merck & Co. Inc. to develop fluorescence imaging agents to image biomarkers.
Life sciences: Pushed or pulled to the suburbs?
Mass High Tech, February 16, 2007
The expansion possibilities afforded in the suburbs -- often cost-prohibitive and unwieldy (if even available) in an urban setting -- provide another significant advantage.
Wound center offers healing touch
Beverly Citizen , February 7, 2007
Time doesn’t necessarily heal all wounds. For those it can’t heal, enter the new Beverly Hospital Wound Center at 500 Cummings Center.
Rhythmia reels in $7M second VC round
Mass High Tech, February 6, 2007
Rhythmia Medical Inc. has completed a $7 million Series B financing, with plans to use the venture capital to expand the company and speed development of its initial product, officials of the medical devices startup said.
Groovy economic news
Beverly Citizen , January 17, 2007
Groove Networks will keep its 200 jobs at the Cummings Center for at least another two years, the company recently announced.
Topaz adds four clients
Mass High Tech, January 16, 2007
Public relations firm Topaz Partners, which focuses on the technology sector, has added four new clients to its roster, the agency said on Monday.
PawSpot funding fuels U.S. growth
Mass High Tech, January 12, 2007
Angel investors ponied up $600,000 in a second round of financing this week for PawSpot Inc., a Woburn-based operator of a website dedicated exclusively to pet owners.

Innov-X lands $27M in new funding
Mass High Tech, January 8, 2007

Innov-X Systems Inc. reports it has received $27 million in venture funding from Boston-based Summit Partners Inc.
Boston Life Sciences bids $35M for spinal cord drug license
Mass High Tech, January 4, 2007
Hopkinton-based Boston Life Sciences Inc. reports it has put up a potential $35 million-plus for an exclusive, worldwide license with BioAxone Therapeutic Inc. of Montreal, Canada, to develop and commercialize Cethrin, as well as other specified compounds, to treat acute spinal cord injury (SCI) and other serious central nervous system disorders.
Pulling no punches in Woburn
Woburn Advocate, January 4, 2007
That Social Security check hasn’t stopped Rocky from boxing. Rocky Balboa, the fictional character past his prime who continues to persist in pugilism on the big screen, may give people of all ages the ambition to pick up a new hobby. Michael Knox certainly hopes so.

Lease agreement signed for Middlesex County Superior Court
Woburn Daily Times Chronicle, December 26, 2006
With approval for the two new buildings from the Planning Board now in place, Cummings Park officials have announced an agreement has been reached with officials from the Middlesex Superior Court to temporarily house 15 courtrooms in Woburn.
VisEn inks Asian distribution deal with Olympus
Mass High Tech, December 11, 2006
VisEn Medical Inc. has reached a distribution agreement with Tokyo-based Olympus Corp. to market its fluorescent molecular tomography (FMT) imaging systems in key Asian markets, company officials say.

The top six questions of finding and leasing space
by John Wiseman Mass High Tech, December 8, 2006
The cost of real estate is, after salaries, reportedly the largest expense for most businesses, so finding the right space at the right price can be critical to the success of a business. By answering six simple questions you can locate and lease the right space for your firm. What follows is a guide to asking and answering those questions.

Segrets Inc. relocates to Cummings Center
The Salem News, December 8, 2006

Segrets, Inc., a corporate entity also known by its Sigrid Olsen-named divisions and retail stores, has relocated its corporate offices and concept studio from Wakefield into more than 9,000 square feet of space at the Cummings Center in Beverly.
Anderson of Cummings organizes Massachusetts Association of Business Incubators
Cummings Properties Media Release, December 7, 2006
Massachusetts Association of Business Incubators (MABI) was organized in 2006 by Eric Anderson to provide an informal opportunity for members to communicate with one another from time to time on matters of mutual interest.
Experience counts when choosing an accounting firm
Boston Business Journal, December 1, 2006
Jerry Gerson, a partner at Litman Gerson LLP accountants in Woburn, says life's complexity is driving the accounting business.
'Shoe' fits for area developer
Woburn Advocate, November 9, 2006
Associated Industries of Massachusetts honored Cummings Properties of Woburn Oct. 20 with its Regional Legacy of Leadership Award.
Boston Life Sciences brings in $8M from notes
Mass High Tech, November 3, 2006
Boston Life Science Inc., a developer of diagnostic and therapy products for the central nervous system, has issued two promissory notes of $4 million to two top shareholders to borrow a total of $8 million in unsecured debt, officials report.

AgION cuts a deal with animal grooming products firm
Mass High Tech, October 27, 2006
AgION Technologies Inc. reports it has entered into a deal with Fla.-based Jarden Consumer Solution, for use of its silver-based antimicrobial compound in Jarden's animal grooming products.

Associated Industries honors Woburn's Cummings Properties
Woburn Daily Times Chronicle, October 26, 2006
Associated Industries of Massachusetts (A.I.M.) honored Cummings Properties of Woburn on October 20 with its Regional Legacy of Leadership Award.
Inanovate hopes to strike gold using gold in research
Boston Business Journal, October 19, 2006
WOBURN -- Picture the little glass plate that held a specimen and slid under the microscope in high school biology lab and you have a good idea of what Inanovate does for a business.
They built this city: Beverly celebrates its Italian legacy
The Boston Globe, October 19, 2006
Peter Pinciaro's grandfather Vincenzo (``Jim Sr.") was the city's first Italian-American firefighter. A great-grandfather, Louis Dettorre, helped build the stone wall at what is now the Beverly Golf and Tennis Club.
U.S. Genomics teams with Lahey Clinic on bladder cancer tests
Mass High Tech, October 19, 2006
U.S. Genomics Inc. of Woburn and Lahey Clinic in Burlington report they have a discovery agreement to study the role microRNAs play in the development of urologic cancers.
AgION picked to bug-proof Logitech mouse-keyboard combo
Mass High Tech, October 17, 2006
Wakefield's AgION Technologies Inc., a maker of silver-based antimicrobial coatings, has struck a deal with Switzerland-based PC peripheral maker Logitech International S.A.
MSM teams with U.K. firm on drug discovery
Mass High Tech, October 17, 2006
MSM Protein Technologies Inc. of East Kingston, N.H., reports it has formed a drug discovery collaboration with U.K.-based Cambridge Antibody Technology aimed at developing antibody-based drugs targeting multispanning membrane proteins.

It's all inside: Cummings Center is a city within the city
The Salem News, October 12, 2006

There's one place in Beverly where you can learn to dance, buy life insurance and get your teeth cleaned, all without leaving the building.
BioVex Group of Woburn wants $44 million for IPO
Boston Business Journal, October 3, 2006
Biopharmaceutical company BioVex Group Inc. wants to raise more than $44 million in its initial public offering, which could launch by the middle of October.

BioTrove seeks to expand into med device market
The Boston Business Journal, September 29, 2006
A local biotechnology company has hired a new CEO who plans to grow its business into the medical device arena.
It's A Wonderful Life
Banker & Tradesman, September 25, 2006
Cambridge has long been known for its pulsating life sciences industry, home to more than 50 firms including biotech and pharmaceutical giants Genzyme Corp., Biogen Idec and Millennium Pharmaceuticals as well as the breeding ground for ideas from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Life Science Market Matures As Outward Growth Continues
by John Wiseman for Banker & Tradesman, September 25, 2006
Life science firms in the suburbs are growing up.The growth began in parallel with incubator firms moving from university labs to suburban locations, and with large, established firms creating suburban campuses.
It's their trucky day
Woburn Advocate , September 21, 2006
"Bob the Builder," poses with a little helper at last Sunday's Touch-a-Truck and Car Show at West Cummings Park. An estimated 3,000 people attended the free event and were treated to fun activities, safety demonstrations, balloons, popcorn and a surprise visit from Santa Claus.
Keep truckin' at free exhibit
Woburn Advocate , September 14, 2006
Kids of all ages are encouraged to be seen and heard, and to touch most of the exhibits, at the third annual Touch-a-Truck and Car Show this Sunday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at West Cummings Park, Washington Street in Woburn. Sirens, horns, bells and whistles will abound.
BioVex of Woburn to sell 3.4M shares in IPO
Boston Business Journal, September 5, 2006
Biopharmaceutical company BioVex Group Inc. says it will sell 3.4 million shares of stock in its initial public offering, according to revised regulatory paperwork filed on Aug. 31.
Bug-killing binders? Wakefield's AgION applies coatings to school, office products
Mass High Tech, August 18, 2006
Wakefield's AgION Technologies Inc. doesn't want schoolchildren getting their hands dirty -- or, at least, infected.
Cummings sees tech centers as a bet on the future