Entrepreneurs with ties to Northeastern got the chance to pitch their business ideas to potential investors and mentors on Wednesday night at IDEA’s biannual Pitch-a-thon.
Larry J. Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Caremark, said on Tuesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum that the challenges presented by America’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape will require novel solutions—particularly those rooted in pharmacy.
Northeastern researchers are developing a neuronal-based control system that would allow the RoboBee to forage for flowers.
The Boston Globe recently named 2011 graduate Marquis Cabrera one of the region’s top innovators of the year for working with foster kids through his Boston-based nonprofit organization.
A team of engineering students conceived a smart toothbrush at the annual Engineers for the Greater Good competition, winning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the concept into reality.
A new partnership between the Center for Research Innovation and VentureCrowd is connecting entrepreneurial talent with budding university startups in need of fresh ideas and a little help.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Sri Sridhar is establishing Northeastern as the go-to knowledge resource for clinical and commercial translation of basic university research.
Here are five graduating seniors whose entrepreneurial tracks exemplify the wide range of opportunities on campus and around the world.
During its 40-year history, the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis has pioneered breakthroughs in biotechnology, forensic science, and advanced materials study. Last week, its accomplishments were honored at a daylong conference on campus.
Electrical and computer engineering capstone students were inspired by the movie Iron Man in their development of goCAD, a program that allows users to manipulate virtual objects with nothing but a swipe of their hand.
EMC Corporation Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Tucci said Friday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum that businesses’ future success will be increasingly defined by how they innovate and take advantage of opportunities presented by information technology’s transformation.
The semester-long Husky Startup Challenge concludes on Monday with Demo Day, which will provide budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase the big ideas they hope turn into thriving businesses.