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On April 7, 2016, the Office of the Provost and the Center for Research Innovation will host Northeastern University’s annual research, innovation and scholarship expo (RISE) for the fifth consecutive year! With over 900 student and faculty presenters, 400 innovative projects and more than 2,000 attendees,...

Winning an award at RISE is a great accomplishment and for many, it isn't the finish line! We reached out to some past RISE winners for an update on how they are continuing their research and commercializing their innovative concepts.  Their stories are truly inspiring – check...

The CRI is pleased to announce that 5 of the 16 finalists for the MA Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund Award Program are from Northeastern University.   Mahshid Amirabadi and Brad Lehman, “Highly Reliable and Compact Power Converters for Ocean Wave Energy Systems” Sheng-Che Yen, “Virtually-interfaced Robotic Ankle and Balance Trainer (vi-RABT)” Sri...

CRI introduced the Tech2Venture (T2V) program in 2014 to encourage seasoned entrepreneurs to “apply” for technologies they find compelling, providing a cash grant to the entrepreneur selected for the program. Today, we are excited to highlight the first license derived from our Tech2Venture program – Nano...

Stand aside, Mocking Jay, there’s a new Girl on Fire, and her name is Tracey Dodenhoff. Each year, BostonInno recognizes 50 of Boston’s most on fire “inventors, disrupters, luminaries, and newsmakers.” Out of 2000 nominations, Tracey Dodenhoff, Founding Director of Northeastern University’s Center for Research Innovation...

In the realm of new drugs, biologics, and medical devices, the fundamental resources of time, money, and energy are scarce; therefore, knowing how to get new products to market is critical. Everyone in the field knows that the line between conception, lab bench, and commercial use...

The CRI is delighted to announce that two of Northeastern University’s spin-outs, StreetScan and MazeFire, have been selected for the MATTO New Ventures Showcase. The two companies will be presenting to an audience of angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate investors, and family offices interested in early stage...

Bring water! Tracey is on Fire!!! Each year, BostInno recognizes 50 of Boston’s most impressive “inventors, disrupters, luminaries, and newsmakers” and our very own Tracey Dodenhoff is scorching the competition. Fueled by her transformative work at the CRI and the continued success of RISE, Tracey’s unquenchable fire...

Quad Technologies, founded in 2012 is a Northeastern University spinout developing disruptive cell separation and protein purification technology.  MagCloudz, Quickgel coated magnetic particles, allows researchers to remove harmful magnetic particles post-separation. This leaves the purified cells undisturbed, resulting in better test and experimental results. Ultimately,...