January 10, 2017
This year brings exciting developments as three ACTION members expand their operations. North Shore InnoVentures (NSIV), UMass Lowell and Innovation Hub (iHub), and Greentown Labs all have exciting news to report!
December 8, 2016
Colin Gounden, CEO of Via Science, in an announcement regarding the investment, stated, “Analytics is critical to improving the operational efficiency of energy companies today and allowing them to stay ahead of regulatory and technological disruptions. TEPCO’s investment is a validation of Via Science’s leadership in causal analytics for applications such as identifying critical infrastructure that is at high risk for power outages, years in advance. We are truly honored to be their first venture investment in machine learning and analytics.”
November 1, 2016
We are pleased to welcome UMass Lowell Innovation Hub as our newest business incubator member. For several years, ACTION has been an industry partner with UMass Lowell's Core Research Facilities, providing discounted fees to startups for highly specialized equipment use on campus. Now, Innovation Hub will be able to offer its startup companies the many benefits available through ACTION. Located in downtown Lowell's Hamilton Canal District, iHub provides access to dedicated office and desks, co-working spaces, meeting and event locations, a prototyping and fabrication lab, support services and much more. In addition, Innovation Hub's partnership with WorkBar, provides iHub members access to any of their co-working locations at no additional charge. Innovation Hub brings access to UMass Lowell's faculty and research resources, as well as collaboration with mentors and sponsors to share with other ACTION members. UMass Lowell's expertise in the areas of advanced materials, printed electronics, plastics and robotics will greatly enhance the resources available throughout the ACTION network. We look forward to working together!
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Chestnut Innovation Center will host a SolidWorks training session, presented by CADD Edge at the 11 Chestnut St. Café, Amesbury, MA on Thursday, October 6th at 12:30pm.
September 14, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, EDT
In this webinar, an interdisciplinary team of attorneys from Pierce Atwood will discuss how companies and entrepreneurs can integrate IP, regulatory, and corporate strategies to navigate a path, and possibly gain competitive advantage, in the evolving market for cleantech products.