UMass Lowell PERC's Alkim-Akyurtlu with student Mahdi Haghzadeh looking at printable electronics


Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan at the PERC Announcement.

On January 13, 2015 Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced a $4 million dollar grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”) to UMass Lowell to support development of a printed and flexible electronics industry cluster, an emerging field that has the potential to become a $76 billion global market in the next decade.