BBJ & MHT Name UMass Amherst a 2013 Innovation All-Star

The Boston Business Journal & Mass High Tech named their  annual Innovation All-Stars, recognizing the accomplishments of UMass Amherst in the Education category. The media companies cited the launching and growing the UMass Innovation Institute, engaging the life sciences industry in attracting a $95M life sciences grant, growing its "innovation challenge" business plan competition, and its overall growth in innovation and entrepreneurship during Mike Malone's tenure as "chief research officer."   http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2013/10/04/bbj-names-innovation-all-stars.html?iana=ind_tech