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RISE Accelerates Innovation

At RISE, 2000+ industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts from diverse sectors engage more than 400 of Northeastern’s solution-focused innovations.

Over 100 esteemed judges from a host of industries (clean energy, computer science, engineering, life science, and finance, for example) come together to measure the ingenuity of Northeastern research and determine the recipients of the prestigious RISE Awards.

RISE Engenders Opportunity

The convergence of industry, capital, and academia at RISE creates a dynamic feedback loop translating into game-changing technological advancement, lucrative commercial pathways, and pioneering joint research projects.

RISE Celebrates Connectivity

Connectivity culminates at the RISE Awards. Here, attendees, judges, researchers, corporate executives, and Northeastern leadership mingle amidst hor’dourves while exploring Northeastern’s newest start-ups and eagerly awaiting the award announcements.

RISE: the largest event of its kind in the United States

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