THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH INNOVATION
BRINGING INNOVATIONS TO LIFE
Whether you are leading innovation for your global company, looking for early stage investment opportunities, or considering starting up a cutting-edge technology company, CRI is your portal into Northeastern University’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Offering a comprehensive suite of vetted resources, CRI’s Ignite empowers inventors to realize the commercial potential and impact of technological discoveries from inception to exit.
RESOURCES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Early-stage startups require resources to build their businesses. The CRI encourages founders to make use of entrepreneurial resources available at Northeastern and beyond as well as supports supplemental programs built to bring concepts closer to commercialization ready.
See the results of close collaboration between CRI’s commercialization experts and Northeastern’s innovators.
See opportunities to commercialize Northeastern’s most promising technologies.
WANT TO FAST-TRACK A TECHNOLOGY?
CRI aims to boost venture creation, deal flow, and research impact through the new Express License initiative. The Express License streamlines the contract process by eliminating time consuming negotiations, allowing Northeastern entrepreneurs to quickly secure a license and move forward with their venture. Express License is a benefit to Northeastern entrepreneurs.