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
Ten entrepreneurial student teams pitched their creative ideas to a panel of alumni judges to win a portion of $50,000 in funding!
View the 10 finalist teams and awards.
This year's 10 Idea Challenge winning teams need guidance to bring their ideas to the next level. Are you interested in mentoring a student team? Are you interested in hearing the students new and improved ideas since completing the DifferenceMaker Summer Boot Camp?
Date: July 13
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual; Zoom
Register for DifferenceMaker Demo Day!
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?
KEnDERS Body Armor is a new design for sports equipment using shear-thickening fluids.
Guardian is a sensor platform that can attach to any commercially available drone for use in search and rescue operations.