Mark your calendars! The Second Annual DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge will be held on April 15, 2014.
We are in the process of preparing more events and workshops for Spring 2014, so please stay tuned!
See the 25k Idea Challenge Winners
Grab a Bite provides customers with a free mobile and web platform that allows users to discover and connect with local restaurants. more >
Grab a Bite
Nonspec provides low cost high functionality replacement limbs with an acceptable amount of customization for children in other nations. more >
The education I received at UMass Lowell has made a significant difference in my life. more >
Steven Tello, ’80, ’02
PointStick gives tactile and kinesthetic feedback to patients for both correct spinal alignment and breathing mechanics. more >
Lowell Sprouts utilizes school gardens as a way to educate middle school children about the importance of sustainable, organic agriculture. more >
Healthy Habits teaches fitness and well-being to young children so they do not grow up to be unhealthy, overweight or obese. more >
An assistive technology for patients who cannot feed themselves, the Robotic Feeding Arm makes health care more effective & gives patients independence. more >
Robotic Feeding Arm
Community Connections Breakfast
DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge