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UMass Lowell Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and the Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence work with non-profit and government agencies as well as university partners and industry leaders on collaborative efforts that advance nanotechnology.


The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative is the state's development agency for renewable energy and the innovation economy, which is responsible for one-quarter of all jobs in the state. MTC administers the John Adams Innovation Institute and the Renewable Energy Trust. We work to stimulate economic activity in communities throughout the Commonwealth.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense" With an annual budget of about $5.5 billion, we are the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. For more information, visit NSF's website.

For more information, visit the Massachusetts State Government website.

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