Industry Collaboration

Want to stay abreast of current research developments in our labs? Considering collaborative R&D with our researchers? Looking for an academic partner for your open innovation strategy? We have several ways to collaborate.

Our senior scientists, all of whom have industry experience in addition to their academic careers, enjoy working with industry partners. What’s more, our R2R platform of experimental tools is designed with industrial requirements and project collaboration in mind.

Industry Affiliates Program (‘Cluster R’)
Join this consortium of companies to support pre-competitive research at UMass Amherst on roll-to-roll nanomanufacturing processes and get a front-row seat on latest developments. Click here to learn more.

Sponsoring and Partnering on Research Projects
We are happy to discuss your ideas for projects that will help you obtain valuable new knowledge about nanoscale manufacturing processes in which our researchers have expertise. Contact Paul Clark.

UMass Innovation Institute
The University of Massachusetts is changing the way it interacts with industry to make the research collaboration process easier and more fruitful. To learn more about the UMass Innovation Institute and how it can help you, contact James Capistran.

Special Benefits for Massachusetts Companies
Companies with a significant presence in Massachusetts are eligible for state matching funds on sponsored research in nanotechnology at UMass Amherst and 50% off fees in the Cluster R consortium for the first year of membership. Contact Paul Clark.

CHM Industrial Advisory Board
Our list of industry executives who advise our Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing is available. Click here.