DifferenceMaker® is a campus-wide program that engages UMass Lowell students in creative problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Raised By Teams
Companies Formed By Teams
Teams Patents Filed or Issued
Do you have an idea?
Do you see a problem you want to solve?
Do you want to make a difference in your community, or in the world?
Do you want to join a team and work with other students?
Sound like you? Get involved!
Join us in supporting student teams as they pitch their novel ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win $50,000 in funding.
Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 5-8:30 p.m.
Location: University Crossing, Moloney Hall
Do you need help building up a team for the $50,000 Idea Challenge?
Please visit our TeamMaker website.
Operation250 is an online platform consisting of an educational website, engaging videos and a large social media presence, focused on educating both young adolescents, parents and educators on how to prevent radical extremist recruitment.
Fresh Beets is a food truck and music venue based out of Lowell, Ma. that unites food, music, education, and revelry into one vehicle of change.
Iron Legion, the 2018 Campus-wide DifferenceMaker, is a team aiming to expand the effective use of drone technology in emergency response, particularly with police departments.