Coming soon! Your new R&D wing

Collaborate, innovate, and grow.  We can do more together.

World class R&D facilities and equipment. Interactive training and conferencing facilties.  Shared access to advanced technology for local manufacturers.  We can do more together.

Collaborate

Meet and collaborate with fellow professionals, scientists, and students.

The BIC is the place to meet, collaborate, and brainstorm with fellow professionals, scientists, students, and faculty creating a foundation for developing new products and markets and starting new companies.

Start Up Your New Company

Start up your new company at BIC incubator space complete with labs, equipment, and expertise.

The BIC offers the ideal environment for entrepreneurs with incubator space that inspires......and the labs, equipment, training, and expertise to translate your dreams into home run new products and companies.

Discover

Collaborate with leading research universities and powerful R&D tools.

Collaborate with world renowned research universities located right here in the region and utilize the BIC's powerful R&D tools to create disruptive innovations.

Student Internships

The BIC is the hub for experiential learning bringing together students, advanced manufacturers, and university researchers.

Students will come to the Berkshire Innovation Center to learn, connect, gain experience and develop exciting career opportunities with BIC member companies and partners utilizing tomorrow's technolgy.

Translate Ideas into Products

From ideas to prototypes to products at lightning speed.

The Berkshire Innovation Center features cutting edge 3D printing equipment in plastics and metals, laser scanners, and robust engineering software to catapult your ideas from concept to product in record time.

Train Your Workforce

Train your employees at the BIC's state-of-the-art training facilities.

Workforce development is the core advantage to unlock every company's growth potential,  The BIC brings together industry, higher education, vocational training, and state-of-the-art training facilities.  BIC's hi-tech classrooms, labs, and equipment and its partnerships with our education partners make it the perfect venue to teach and learn. 

What can you do at The Center?
Precision Measurement & Reverse Engineering

Precision inspection and reverse engineering on parts as small as a micro chip up to an automobile bumper, utilizing the BIC's flagship platform, the Hexagon Metrology 121510 CMM with touch probe, laser scanner, camera module, and Romer Arm.  

Design & Rapid Prototyping

Accelerate your product design process in our Rapid Prototyping Center featuring cutting edge 3D printing capabilities in plastics (Stratasys J750 multi-material poyjet technology and Fortus 450mc FDM technology) and metals (EOS M290 Direct Metal Laser Sintering).

Precision Analysis & Microscopy

Boost your magnification and analysis power with the BIC's Zeiss Axio Imager 2 platform.  For life sciences research (with fluorecence package) or materials research with vivid 3D surface analysis, experience the most powerful microscopy platform short of SEM.

Cleanroom Lab Space

Conduct research or pilot production for nanotechnology, life sciences, or other applications requiring a clean environment in the BIC cleanroom labs which are certifiable up to a Class 10,000 level, required for some medical devices.   

Wet Lab Space

Conduct collaborative life sciences research or start up your own biotechnology company at the BIC wet lab, featuring sinks, DI water, fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, autoclave, centrifuge, incubators, lab deep freezer, glass washer, ice machine, and lab supplies.

Training in Interactive Technology Classrooms

Attend customized BIC training programs for advanced manufacturing, attend Berkshire Community College's Engineering Technology classes, or conduct your company's own proprietary training in the BIC's technology loaded classrooms.

Collaborate with BIC's Partners

Collaborate on research with UMass-Amherst, RPI, UMass-Lowell, and SUNY Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering.  Develop training and internships programs with Berkshire CC, McCann Technical School, and Taconic High School.

Student Internships and Experiential Learning

Hire talented student interns quickly and easily with BIC's One-Stop Student Internship Program established with BIC's education partners.

Events at The Center
Sep
11
3:00pm-7:00pm

3D Printing Operator Training / Solidworks Training 

Sep
12
3:00pm-6:00pm

CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) Operator Training

Sep
13
9:00am-1:00pm
Oct
24
3:00pm-6:00pm

CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) Operator Training

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