State provides $4 million grant to university for collaborative efforts between universities, industry and government.
David Savastano, Editor09.16.15
Partnerships between universities, companies and governments can go a long way in helping to boost a growing industry, providing resources and contacts.
The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) realizes the value of these partnerships, as well as the potential for the flexible and printed electronics field. With that in mind, MassTech awarded a $4 million grant to University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC). The four-year grant award will be matched by $12 million in industry support, and is managed by the Innovation Institute at MassTech.
“We have already seen great success stem from this partnership to fund research, support education and make new strides in innovation,” said Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. “By connecting the incredible resources in our universities with the business community, the Commonwealth will continue to stimulate economic growth and create more good-payin
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