Microcosm Technologies, Inc. (Cary, NC), a provider of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) development software and services, and Cronos Integrated Microsystems, Inc. (Research Triangle Park, NC), a supplier of MEMS components and technologies, announced that they are teaming to provide JumpStart™, a design kit that the companies say provides an inexpensive, turnkey method for developing and prototyping MEMS devices.