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FTL Labs Corporation is an engineering and product development company. Our focus is transitional technology development for highly marketable technologies emerging in academia, and the commercialization of new products that bring this research to the marketplace.
SBIR Funding Experts

FTL personnel have participated in Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs through NSF, DoD, NASA, and NOAA with good success transitioning SBIR technologies to market. FTL Labs' CTO, Dr. Michael White, was awarded by the Navy for his part in a “SBIR Success Story” bringing laser fuel contamination technologies to the nuclear aircraft carrier fleet.

High-Technology Product Design

To transition from the benchtop to the marketplace FTL Labs is expert in:

  • - Instrument integration and design: 3D printing, metalwork, injection molding, and CNC machining
  • - Electronics development: PCB layout and fabrication, wireless communications, and embedded software
  • - Custom software creation: applications for smartphone, PC, Mac, Touch Tables, and game consoles
Commercializing Academic Discoveries

FTL's current focus is on research being performed in the "Five Colleges" of Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley:

  • - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • - Smith College
  • - Mount Holyoke College
  • - Amherst College
  • - Hampshire College

Other universities that FTL Labs scientists have successfully collaborated with include:

  • - Case Western Reserve University
  • - Duke University
  • - MIT
  • - Tufts University