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Partnering with UMass Lowell

Partnering with UMass Lowell

The university is a strong supporter of developing collaborative relationships with businesses throughout the New England region, the United States, and worldwide. We have a strong commitment to the local region, including the recently formed Middlesex-3 Coalition. This partnership with industry cuts across many areas, such as:

Internships & Co-Ops, Office of Career Services

The mission of Career Services is to help students successfully transition from their academic pursuits to their career goals by promoting and facilitating career education, exploration of options and connections with employers. If your company is seeking to hire UMass Lowell students as interns or graduates as full-time employees, please contact their office.

Online and Continuing Education

UMass Lowell offers affordable graduate and undergraduate courses, degrees, and certificates online and on campus in areas such as Information Technology, Engineering Technology and Liberal Arts. We also offer customized training solutions to companies worldwide using a variety of learning formats.

Research Collaborations

UMass Lowell is a nationally ranked research university with more than $63 million in funded research being conducted each year. We collaborate with companies in a variety of ways to conduct research. If you need assistance in determining which path is best for your company, please don't hesitate to contact the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC).

Core Research Facilities

We share our scientific expertise and capabilities with the research community. Our Core Research Facility program offers the scientific community a streamlined process in which to use our services, instrumentation, and facilities.

Sponsored Research

The university conducts research sponsored solely by companies or is partner on government grants such as SBIR's and STTR's. This research may be focused on a specific company product or on next generation technology. View an overview of the sponsored research agreement process. The Office of Technology Commercialization is happy to help you find University faculty to collaborate with for your research needs and answer any questions you have about sponsored research agreements. Although we have flexibility to negotiate agreements, you can find our boilerplate research agreements on the Office of Research Administration website.

Intellectual Property Licensing

The faculty at UMass Lowell are always innovating. Our researchers may have already found the solution to your business's problem. If you are interested in licensing patents or other intellectual property from the University, please contact the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC). You can find a searchable database of our available technologies on Flintbox.

Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) facilitates and strengthens strategic corporate and foundation partnerships for the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Corporate and Foundation Relations represents broad priorities across campus with the goal of developing mutually beneficial relationships and alliances with local, national, and international corporations and foundations.