Partnering with UMass Lowell

Connections for Business

UMass Lowell forges strong collaborative relationships with businesses throughout the New England region, the United States, and worldwide. Our team of Research professionals can help your enterprise through engagement with UMass Lowell researchers and the use of state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. Learn how ...

Engage with UMass Lowell Research and Take Advantage of University Services & Facilities 

Connect your business with the emerging technologies, opportunities and research discoveries at the University and beyond through our world-wide partner institutions
  • Explore our Research Centers & Labs to locate the expertise that match your research area(s)
  • Find an expert in a specific research area with our Search for Research tool
  • Connect with the University's Core Research Facilities for access to scientific services and instruments
  • Understand the University’s Office of Institutional Compliance (OIC) requirements for research and industry related collaborations
Collaborate on Research: Open Innovation Models, Technology Licensing, Start-Up Assistance

  • License a platform technology to launch your business
  • Improve your manufacturing materials
  • Attract corporate sponsored research
  • Move your innovative technologies from University laboratories to businesses ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations
  • Use one of our patented technologies available for licensing and commercialization
  • Let us assist you with our flexibility to negotiate agreements, or use our boilerplate research agreements
  • Implement the New Venture Initiative model, which provides
    • a path for university-owned innovation to become a start-up
    • enhanced mechanisms, support and resources for external start-ups seeking to do business with the University
Hire UMass Lowell Students

Career Services can help business hire UMass Lowell students as interns or graduates as full-time employees.
  • Co-Ops and Internships, contact Diane Hewitt, 978-934-2685
  • Full-Time Hiring Opportunities, contact Patricia Yates, 978-934-2355
Workforce Development: Your Employees can earn Graduate or Undergraduate Degrees with UMass Lowell's Online and Continuing Education Programs

UMass Lowell offers 
  • affordable graduate and undergraduate courses, degrees, and certificates online and on campus in areas such as Information Technology, Engineering Technology, and Liberal Arts
  • customized training solutions to companies worldwide using a variety of learning formats