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Office of Technology Commercialization


UMass Lowell research activities on campus currently adhere to guidelines of Stage 3B, a modified Stage 3 within the research re-entry plan. For additional information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

For those who wish to apply for re-entry or make modifications to their currently approved plan for Stage 3B, please use the online Long Term Access for Research / Scholarship application.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) supports the commercialization of inventions emerging from research conducted at UMass Lowell. OTC provides researchers with the support to analyze and achieve the full potential of their inventions and to develop a commercialization plan for each technology. Innovative technologies from UMass Lowell are licensed to all types of companies, ranging from enterprising start-ups to large multinational corporations. OTC-generated revenues help to sustain the University's mission of scientific research and economic development.