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Northeastern University has one of the largest and most innovative co-op programs in the world. The program provides students with up to 18 months of professional experience related to their career interests with more than 2,000 employers across the country and cities around the world. Because of this, Northeastern attracts students who are more driven to advance their careers and do so from a young age.
Throughout the Northeastern community, there are students who are developing ideas that with some help and direction could grow to be incredibly successful businesses. There are also students around the university developing skills and talents that start-up companies need. Students studying web design, accounting, law, marketing, engineering, science and a range of other disciplines have a great wealth of knowledge to offer an entrepreneur getting a businesses up and running.
The Center for Research Innovation is growing a University-wide ecosystem to support and foster innovation and entrepreneurship among students, faculty and alumni at Northeastern University. "Innovation as a Catalyst, Entrepreneurship as a Mindset," is the vision that inspires CRI, and drives our mission for ongoing collaboration resulting in venture start-ups and commercialization of research opportunities.
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The School of Technological Entrepreneurship offers both undergraduate and graduate programs that teach students how to create technology-based businesses, market science- and engineering-based products and obtain the financing necessary to fund growth.
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Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration provides undergraduate, graduate and executive students with the education, tools, and experience necessary to launch and accelerate successful business careers.
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The Health Sciences Entrepreneurs is a group of alumni dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the rapidly evolving world of health care. The group, hosting events for alumni and students since 2005, has recently launched a mentoring program.
Through a mix of coaching, our alumni and professional resource network, and gap funding opportunities; IDEA helps students propel their entrepreneurial ideas into real, successful businesses.
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The Entrepreneurs Club is a collaborative student effort that enables aspiring entrepreneurs to pursue their goals by providing valuable resources, contacts and support.
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Breakfast of Champions: Protecting Your Intellectual Property 7:30 – 9:30am 988 Renaissance Park
Entrepreneurship Networking Lunch: Cross Disciplinary Development 12:00 – 1:00pm 988 Renaissance Park
Breakfast of Champions: Venture Funding7:30 – 9:30am 988 Renaissance Park
CRI Open House and Pizza Party 11:00 am – 1:00pm 900 Renaissance Park
Innovative Platforms to Build Capacity for Social Enterprises and Nonprofits5:30 – 7:30pm10 Behrakis Hall
Diverse Paths to Entrepreneurship5:30 – 8:30pmRaytheon Ampitheater, Egan Science Center
Restauranteur Extraordinaire6:00 – 7:00pm103 Churchill Hall
Breakfast of Champions: Lean Prototyping for Start-Ups7:30 – 9:30am988 Renaissance Park
Entrepreneurship Networking Lunch: Corporate Formation for Start-Ups12:00 – 1:00pm988 Renaissance Park
Investor Insights6:00 – 7:30pm10 Behrakis Hall
Breakfast of Champions: Government-Sponsored Innovation 7:30 – 9:30am988 Renaissance Park
Inspire, Translate, Accelerate!
Building Northeastern’s Entrepreneurial Eco-System
CRI Reception 6:15 – 8:30pmWest Village, F20