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.