The UMass Lowell Fabric Discovery Center is home to the first and only site in the nation that integrates discoveries from three Manufacturing USA Innovation Institutes.
The 28,000-square foot Fabric Discovery Center located at 110 Canal St. in downtown Lowell features dedicated space for design, prototyping, pilot manufacturing and testing.
The synergy between high-tech fabrics and flexible electronics combined with robotics could change the world. Just imagine developing products such as:
To advance manufacturing, spark innovation and train workers for higher paying jobs, Massachusetts made a substantial commitment to develop the Manufacturing USA infrastructure within the state’s academic, research and manufacturing industry.
All are welcome to the iHub's lunch and learn series with Maria Di Stefano, Northeast Regional Director, Massachusetts Office of Business Development who will provide resources and updates on state programs, collaborations and opportunities for all types of businesses. This networking workshop is ideal for startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to connect with others in the region and learn about resources and support for businesses, especially as the economy emerges from what we hope is the worst of the pandemic crisis.
UMass M2D2 and CAPCaT are pleased to present the 2nd Annual Big Company / Little Company Showcase Event.
Keynote address will be given by Bruce J. Tromberg, PhD, Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he oversees an approximately $400 million per year portfolio of research programs focused on developing, translating, and commercializing engineering, physical science, and computational technologies in biology and medicine. In addition, he leads NIBIB’s $500 million Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx Tech) innovation initiative to increase SARS-COV-2 testing capacity and performance.
CAPCaT awardees will pitch their point-of-care innovations to a panel of reviewers made up of executives from Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Philips Ventures, Amgen Ventures, Boston Scientific, and Siemens Healthineers.