Core Research Facilities

A new state voucher program gives small and medium-sized businesses in Massachusetts access to the UMass Lowell's leading-edge research facilities at reduced rates.

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CRF Access Tools

Join more than 250 academic, government and industry users and discover the many ways UMass Lowell Core Research Facilities can help you with your research.

Register Online: Plan ahead. Open your complimentary CRF account today. Our fee-based services are readily available when you need us.

Search:Peruse our CRISP™database to locate instruments and services in atomic layer deposition, material characterization, mechanical properties, nanofabrication, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), photo lithography, plastics compounding, robotics testing and validation, thermal analysis, mechanical properties as well as clean room class 100 and 1000 experimental bays and a class 10,000 bio bay.

Login Online: Users can reserve instrument time, training and services from any location and communicate directly with our professional technical staff. All orders are confirmed promptly by our lab staff using our core research integrated software product (CRISP™) system.

Join us at one of our events or schedule a private tour to learn more about how we can help you with analysis, data interpretation, new product development, research testing, validation and more …

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Tour UMass Lowell Nanofabrication Laboratory

The Nanofabrication Laboratory is a Core Research Facility located at UMass Lowell's Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center.