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Collagen — it makes you or breaks you. Quite literally. The most abundant protein in the human body, collagen forms the integral part of connective tissue. Without collagen, our tendons, bones, muscles, skin, and ligaments would not have structure, leaving us veritably shapeless. Collagen also...

A revolutionary. A believer. A scientist. Rebecca Carrier has been pushing boundaries, questioning the impossible, and solving complex problems. A tissue culture hero, she has empowered cells and engineered them to dance to her tunes. But this time around, Carrier invented a device. Rebecca Carrier, Professor...

Update - Barbara Lee Waszczak has been selected as an honoree!  The human brain - taken for granted every second of our lives. To think, to talk, to walk, eat, breath … we need a fully functioning brain. Day after day we continue to use it, stress...

  The purpose of Invented Here! is to celebrate New England innovators, their inventions, and the stories behind their innovations. Through the program, the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) is transforming the nation’s relationship with science and technology and providing educational opportunities that inform the public of...

The Center for Research Innovation recently collaborated with the Centre for Business Innovation (CfBI) to host the tenth Microfluidics Consortium, MF-10, on June 25 - 26 at Northeastern. MF-10 provided an opportune forum for industry affiliates, university researchers, and technology influencers to exchange ideas and...

Boston, touted as the next big innovation hub, the mecca of enterprise, and the nexus of revolutionary research hosted the TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo in mid-June. TechConnect, now in its 20th year, is widely considered to be THE networking event for entrepreneurs and...

If you were in attendance at Northeastern’s Alumni Employer Partnership Forum on May 30th then you already know the event was brimming with opportunity. If you weren’t, fear not! You can still discover the benefits that attendees encountered.  Speaking from Experience Four powerhouse offices at Northeastern (Office...

Tommaso Melodia, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering currently directs the Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Laboratory (WiNES) at Northeastern. Aspiring to change the world of biomedical devices through the Internet of Things and Wireless Networks, Melodia believes in simplifying healthcare by fostering relationships with...

On May 17, 2019, the Center for Research Innovation was honored to host delegates from the United States Patent and Trademark Office's Intellectual Property Attaché Program at Northeastern's stunning Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex.  Global reach The USPTO attachés immerse themselves in regional offices across the...