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The representatives from these companies were passionate about finding greener and more sustainable products, but they were also able to articulate the business case that is needed to move forward for a real solution.
- Asst. Prof. Christopher Hansen - UMass Lowell

Greener Materials Research Symposium

TURI symposium poster session

UMass Lowell researchers and Massachusetts industry came together at a symposium to discuss the latest in greener materials research and collaborate on future projects. 

  • Keynote speakers included Freimut Schroder, Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety, Siemens AG Healthcare Sector and John Warner, President and Chief Technology Officer, The Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry
  • Academic researchers and their industry partners discussed collaborative efforts to identify and implement safer alternatives for medical devices, disinfection, contact adhesives, and windshield washer formulations
  • Massachusetts companies discussed current research needs for safer alternatives

Learn more about Academic Research projects in the articles:

Finding Safer Alternatives to Toxic Solvents
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