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Research, Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurial (RIDE) Center

Discover our dynamic learning hub, fostering collaboration, industry partnerships, and hands-on experiences.

Explore the recently renovated Parenzo Hall, where you'll find the Research, Innovation, Design, & Entrepreneurial (RIDE) Center. It's not just a fabrication lab—it's a place for developing innovative ideas and entrepreneurial practices in Western MA. We're dedicated to getting students involved by partnering with external stakeholders and community leaders to address complex problems. We use fabrication and design tools that encourage creativity and innovation, engaging and preparing our students to be thought leaders for jobs of the future.

Ready to Get Started? Here's What's Next at the RIDE Center.

Whether you're eager to jump into action, meet the team, or explore upcoming events and workshops, you're in the right place. Get ready to start an exciting journey as we guide you through all the opportunities awaiting you at the RIDE Center.

View the RIDE Center Calendar

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Contact Us

Lamis Jarvinen, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Research, Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurial Center
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