THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH INNOVATION
Whether you are leading innovation for your global company, looking for early stage investment opportunities, or considering starting up a cutting-edge technology company, the CRI is your portal into Northeastern University’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
THE SPARK FUND
The Spark Fund helps Northeastern researchers bridge the gap between promising lab results and demonstrating a commercially viable prototype. Our grants and programs catalyze state-of-the-art technologies, advancing Northeastern inventions through prototyping, validation, and industry input.
The CRI offers the Professional Discovery Network–a network of programs designed to empower Northeastern graduate students to operate within the landscape of research commercialization and entrepreneurship.
Empower inventors to realize the commercial potential and impact of technological discoveries through spinning out a company supported by a comprehensive suite of vetted resources from inception to exit.
Northeastern’s chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) serves to empower inventorship and entrepreneurship across the innovation ecosystem.