Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC)

The opening of the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) marks the beginning of new scientific discovery and ground-breaking research at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. On October 11, 2012, more than 500 UMass Lowell community members, public officials and industry leaders officially opened ETIC, an 84,000-square-foot, $80 million research center and the first new academic building constructed on campus in more than three decades.

The ETIC houses cutting-edge programs in nanomedicine, nanomanufacturing, plastics and elastomers, clean-room technologies, biomaterials develoment and more. These are fast-developing fields with growing career prospects and promising industry partnership opportunities.

Photos: Joson Images and Meghan Moore

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