December 4, 2023, 4 – 7:30 p.m. | Innovation Hub, 3rd Floor | 110 Canal Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Commercializing Technologies and Growing Partnership Opportunities
Discover, learn, network with top tier professors, students and business leaders from UMass Lowell and the local ecosystem. Expect an evening of lively discussion with founders, funders, technologists, customers and support systems of some of the most promising startups in the Commonwealth.
Driving technological innovation forward: the recent HEROES/UMass Lowell technology Commercialization teaming event marked a milestone in fostering industry-academia collaboration. Sponsored by HBSR, MassVenture and UML M2D2, this engaging forum brought together thought leaders, including Chancellor Julie Chen, and industry experts for a dynamic exploration of cutting-edge technologies. Keynote speaker Dr. Austin Che of Ginkgo Bioworks illuminated the event with his insights. The highlight was the presentation of diverse innovations ranging from AI/ML solutions in agri-food industries to advanced environmental sensing technologies. This event not only showcased the promising project 'Aquatox' by Prof. Kurup, the winning team, but also opened avenues for future partnerships and commercialization prospects in the tech world. A vibrant hub for knowledge exchange. it reflected UMass Lowell's commitment to advancing technology and nurturing entrepreneurial ecosystems
Featuring Guest Speakers:
- Julie Chen, Chancellor, UMass Lowell
- Austin Che, Ph.D., Founder of Ginkgo Bioworks
- Stacy Swider, VP Investments, MassVentures