News

New Mass. Grant Program Aims to Boost Entrepreneur Mentoring Statewide

WESTBOROUGH – The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has launched a new grant program designed to fund and grow entrepreneur mentoring across the Commonwealth. The program will grow regional start-up ecosystems and communities of innovation by connecting startup entrepreneurs and aspiring small business owners to mentoring and networking opportunities.

Read More

New Grant Program Launched to Drive Innovation in the Commonwealth’s Maritime Economy

WESTBOROUGH – The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, in partnership with the Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council (SEC), has opened applications for the “Grand Challenge,” a new program aimed at supporting projects which catalyze the development of innovative technologies in support of the marine economy in Massachusetts. The Grand Challenge will support projects that apply technology and business solutions to the marine economy to reach the economic development potential of our ocean and coastal resources.

Read More

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $400,000 Grant to Boost Research into Flexible-Hybrid Electronics

Billerica, MA, February 1, 2018 – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $400,000 grant to UMass Lowell and SI2 Technologies (SI2) to support a research and development partnership to pursue the commercialization of innovative flexible-hybrid electronics technology.

Read More

State House Innovation Day 2018 Celebrates Megatrends and the Future of Tech in Massachusetts

Boston, MA - The Massachusetts TechHUB Caucus hosted its 3rd marquee Innovation Day today, an event which brought 200-plus attendees to the State House to discuss "Megatrends and the Future of Tech in Massachusetts." The Caucus also recognized the contributions of leading tech innovators with an inaugural round of NextGEN Awards, recognizing tech firms and organizations that are leading and innovating in their field and contributing to the Massachusetts tech economy for the next generation.

Read More

Light Matters Newscast on M2I2 WPI-QCC Award

Photonics Media

On this month's episode of Light Matters, we take you to central Massachusetts as Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Quinsigamond Community College take on a comprehensive joint photonics laboratory project.

Read More

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $4 Million Grant for Worcester Integrated Photonics R&D Facility

WORCESTER, MA - Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $4 million grant to support the launch of the AIM Photonics ‘Lab for Education & Application Prototypes’ (LEAP), a partnership between Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Quinsigamond Community College (QCC). The Worcester-based R&D facility will support product development in the emerging field of integrated photonics, which have applications in the development of autonomous vehicles, data storage and telecommunications. The lab will support Massachusetts companies pursuing a transition into the integrated photonics supply chain, by expanding opportunities for research & development, entrepreneurship opportunities and creating new workforce development and educational programs. 

Read More

Advancing Integrated Photonics at Lincoln Laboratory

By: Dorothy Ryan

State award is funding a new germanium deposition reactor for building the next generation of photonic integrated circuits.

Read More

MassTech Intern Partnership Boosts Mass. Big Data Startup

Hive Maritime Aims to Increase Efficiency of Shipping Industry through Predictive Analytics

Read More

Dare to be a Data Scientist

Boston is at the forefront of a revolution in data science. We encourage the innovative mindset that doesn’t shy away from the most complex problems, identifies those unasked questions, and then employs science and art in trying to answer them. 

Read More

How Big Data Keeps our Favorite Athletes Healthy

“Big Data” has promised to change or improve many industries. Until recently though, it hasn’t done much to help athletes understand their bodies.  

Read More