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Lauded as one of the biggest innovations since the dawn of the biotechnology age, CRISPR has set the biotechnology world ablaze with its potential to cure complex human diseases and generate a multi-billion dollar industry. This powerful technology is the topic of a contentious patent...

As of Thursday, January 19th, the CRI will no longer be located at Renaissance Park which has been our home for the past 6 years, but rather at the corner of Huntington Ave and Belvidere Street. Our new quarters are directly in line with the CRI’s...

Have you been thinking your research just might be the next big thing on the market? That your invention, if commercialized, could have tremendous impact on people’s quality of life? That you could see yourself being a key part of an energizing start up taking innovation from...

And we celebrate…. Curiosity, inventiveness, forethought, sustainability, solutions, collaboration. Furthermore, we celebrate people who commit their lives to bettering society. Presently, we celebrate the engineering legacy of Northeastern’s Alexander Gorlov (1931-2016). A man who devoted his life to discovering solutions that maximized energy, minimized loss, and exemplified beauty. On...

Fact: Northeastern has a tradition of innovative responsiveness toward industry. Proof 1903. Henry Ford incorporates as the Ford Motor Company. His assembly line technique and philosophy of durability paired with affordability revolutionizes the world. 1903. Northeastern opens the doors of its Automobile School, a program geared toward “owners, chauffeurs,...

On June 23, 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU). This vote called “Brexit” (Britain + exit) will not take full effect for more than two years, but the uncertainty of its impact has many research institutions worried, especially those trying to secure...

Blown tires. Bent rims. Spilt coffee. Alignment thrown off. Car in the shop. Dry cleaners. Lost time. Who doesn’t love potholes. Fortunately, some of life’s complications can be rectified, or at least mitigated. The solution for infuriating road conditions: StreetScan. StreetScan is a multidimensional, rapid-sensor technology system...