HEROES and DEVCOM logoHEROES is a strategic partnership between UMass Lowell and DEVCOM SC. Together we collaborate with Industry, academia, and government to leverage intellectual assets and resources to create knowledge accessible now and in the future.

As an interdisciplinary research and development group, students, staff, and faculty work alongside DEVCOM SC scientists and engineers to transform ideas into products to increase national security and enhance the US warfighter. 

Solar Powered Fabric Research at HEROES

FabricThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in partnership with Boston-based company Protect the Force and HEROES at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, are developing a solar power charging fabric that can be worn by EMS personnel on the job.

Promoting Innovation

  • $32M+
    in Research Expenditure
  • 143
    Projects Funded
  • 140+
    Papers Published