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.
The Honors College offered Peter Larsen a chance to explore outside his major, giving him a true liberal arts education and changing his career plans. Then DifferenceMaker helped him realize his dream of providing unique and inexpensive prosthetic hands to kids.
The BioBubbler is made from indigenous material and does not require chemicals or electricity to use. It is a slow sand filtration system that eliminates bacteria in water by absorption, predation, natural death and oxygen depletion.
Ayah Awadallah is starting an online magazine for young American Muslim women caught between American culture and the tenets of their faith.