April 1, 2016, 08:30am - 10:00am
ACTION invites you to an
Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) UMass Lowell North Campus
40 University Avenue, Perry Atrium
Friday, April 1, 2016
As Industry Partner of UMass Lowell’s Core Research Facilities (CRF), ACTION and CRF invite you to an open house and tour of the expanded Core Research Facilities. This will be followed by an optional tour of the UMass Innovation Hub incubator and the impressive robotics testing facility, NERVE Center.
January 21, 2016, 11:00am - 12:30pm
January 19, 2016
Today's global economy provides opportunities for businesses around the world. Come learn what it takes to achieve export success from those who have done just that! The North Shore Export Forum will include a panel of business exporters from Massachusetts who will share their success stories. The forum also will feature an overview of a broad range of programs available to help companies with their international business efforts, including the opportunity of grant money available to small businesses to export. Following the presentations, participants will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with government officials and local businesses to answer specific export questions.
Oct 23, 2015
FALL RIVER - The ATMC, an arm of UMass Dartmouth, has been renamed the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Operating since 2001, the CIE will double its tenant base: It has 18 companies in the building now, working on everything from underwater drones, electric bikes and helicopters with double rotors to a lab that tests used roof shingles or broken bottles as pavement material.
October 16, 2015
On Friday, October 16th, ACTION member Greentown Labs hosted a day-long event with Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) Under Secretary Eric L. Hirschhorn. The day included the Under Secretary meeting with hardware startups, presentation of a webinar on US export control regulations, and one-on-one meetings with various state agencies that offer export assistance to companies.
October 15, 2015
ACTION was pleased to host Candace Brathwaite, an educator and entrepreneur from Trinidad and Tobago, on her US visit to the Institute for Energy and Sustainability (IES) in Worcester, MA, and Greentown Labs in Somerville, MA. Ms. Brathwaite, a graduate of Babson College’s Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business, trains and a coaches students at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to become entrepreneurs.