University of Massachusetts Amherst

Search Google Appliance


Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Follow the Stories. Connect to Centers. Find a Collaborator.
  • A Bright Future

    Undergraduates receive Rising Researcher award

    UMass Amherst provides undergraduate students with many opportunities to conduct research with impact. Six seniors whose research accomplishments are inspiring and notable were honored this spring... More

  • iCons at Work

    UMass Amherst program is a world leader in science education

    From oceanic plastic gyres to the Zika virus, “Every great problem is an educational opportunity,” says Professor of Chemistry Scott Auerbach, founding director of the Integrated Concentration in... More

  • Digital Life

    Creating 3D models of all living creatures

    Biologist Duncan Irschick created the Beastcam Array, a rapid-capture, field portable tabletop system for making high-resolution, full-color 3D models of living organisms. He and his research team... More

  • Forefront of Health

    New venture moves tunable nanogels toward commercialization

    Outside Sankaran “Thai” Thayumanavan’s 15th-floor office in Lederle Research Tower, fluffy white clouds drift across a bright blue sky. These days, the outlook for his research into nanomaterials... More