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Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship


SAVE THE DATE for the combined Marine Technology Society (MTS) Tech Surge and CIE Maritime Innovations Conference event on November 28th and 29th 2017.

For the latest agenda, or to register, please click on the banner above.


UMass Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is an incubator for technology-driven companies to build their exciting ideas. 

Capabilities & Facilities

  • Mechanical engineering and prototype development
  • Laboratory capabilities in the environmental, marine and life-science arenas
  • Office and/or laboratory accommodations
  • Conference space
  • Close connection to UMass Dartmouth’s world-class faculty and students

Innovations News

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March 26, 2017 Student innovators make their case on Azores business trip. Start Up Weekend held at Nonagon Science and Technology Park. Projects to be presented Tuesday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at Charlton College of Business
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September 13, 2016 UMass Dartmouth elevated to National Tier 1 status by US News Charlton College of Business achieves Top 150 national ranking, College of Nursing PhD program cited as "Best Value" by ValueColleges
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September 11, 2016 Baker-Polito Administration Awards $862,000 in Seaport Economic Council grants to College of Engineering and Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Funding will support the maritime economy by fostering a trained workforce, investing in essential infrastructure, and supporting advanced research and development


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UMass Dartmouth 117th Undergraduate Commencement

Our Sponsors

A very special thank to our Sponsors