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The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) — in partnership with Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP and Smith & Nephew — is hosting the third annual new venture competition to showcase the nation’s best innovative medical device ideas by startup companies.
This year, three UMass Lowell researchers and their collaborators were among those chosen to receive grants from the UMass Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund.
Hosted by UMass Lowell’s Office of Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property, the Nov. 27 meeting of the Middlesex 3 Coalition was billed as “Enabling Life Sciences Innovation Beyond Cambridge.”
The Middlesex 3 Coalition is a regional collaboration of public and private leaders from Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Bedford and Burlington. It's tasked with helping local businesses flourish. UMass Lowell has been a partner in that mission, especially when it comes to life sciences.
Venture industry veteran Nancy Saucier was recently named associate director of new venture development of UMass Lowell’s Office of Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP).
UMass Lowell and Atlantic Virtual Incubation Co. announce license agreements for a patent based on university research that will result in the commercialization of enhanced cognitive function nutritional supplements.
As construction of the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center enters the homestretch, plans to equip the building with cutting-edge laboratories and research space are getting a boost from a $10 million state grant and unprecedented support from private donors.
Three teams of University researchers will receive three of this year’s nine grants from the UMass Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund.
Electrical Engineering Assoc. Prof. Joel Therrien, along with Profs. Susan Braunhut of Biology and Kenneth Marx of Chemistry, has developed a “nanocanary,” a living-cell-based biosensor capable of continuously monitoring the physiological state of the live cells contained within it.
Plastics Engineering Asst. Prof. Ramaswamy Nagarajan, along with graduate students and Asst. Prof. Bridgette Budhlall of Plastics Engineering, are developing non-toxic, bio-based and biodegradable surfactants using “greener” materials and synthetic routes.
Chemical Engineering Assoc. Prof. Sanjeev Manohar and his team have developed an inexpensive, easy-to-use sensor system that instantaneously detects endotoxins, compounds from bacteria that can cause septicemia and sepsis.
Metabolix, Inc. today announced that it has granted a non-exclusive license to NatureWorks LLC for the U.S. patent No. 5,883,199, titled “Polylactic Acid-based Blends,” to make, use and sell blends of polylactic acid (PLA) with certain other polymers including polybutylene succinic polymers (PBS).
A team of researchers from UMass Lowell, the University of Illinois, Chicago and private companies has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help inspect and monitor the nation’s highway bridges.
Twelve UMass Lowell students got to know Macau and Hong Kong firsthand this summer.
Researchers at UMass Lowell are now able to replicate photosynthesis in the laboratory, with the goal of someday storing solar energy on a commercial scale to help alleviate global energy need and reduce high concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
On April 20, the Plastics Engineering Department, in collaboration with the Society of Plastics Engineers Medical Plastics Division and the Eastern New England SPE Section, organized the Plastics for Medical Devices Conference at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.
More than 100 people had a firsthand look at the exciting research that UMass Lowell faculty and students are conducting in nanomanufacturing and nanotechnology during the Nano Summit April 1.
Two teams of UMass Lowell researchers have been chosen to receive two of this year’s eight grants from the UMass Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund.
The fourth annual Nano Summit will showcase cutting-edge research in nanotechnology.
M2D2 and attorneys from Nutter McClennen & Fish LLC recently hosted the Nutter Strategic Planning Program at Wannalancit Mills.
Asst. Profs. Joel Therrien and Daniel Schmidt have received a three-year $340,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to produce new cantilevers for use in high-speed Atomic Force Microscopy.
The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center held a company showcase and open house on May 21 at Wannalancit Mill.
Asst. Profs. Xingwei Wang, Ramaswamy Nagarajan and Zhiyong Gu received grants from the UMass Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property Technology Development Fund.