The opening of the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) will mark the beginning of new scientific discovery and ground-breaking research at UMass Lowell.
The ETIC houses cutting-edge programs in nanomedicine, nanomanufacturing, plastics and elastomers, clean-room technologies, biomaterials development and more. These are fast-developing fields with growing career prospects and promising industry partnership opportunities.
Chancellor Marty Meehan and the UMass Lowell community will celebrate the opening of the 84,000-square-foot, $80 million new research and development facility Thursday, Oct. 11 on the grounds of the ETIC Corner of University Avenue and VFW Highway.
Remarks and a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. with the Chancellor, the Lowell State House delegation and other UMass, industry and government officials. Light lunch and tours will follow at 12:30 p.m.