Welcome to INVO, Northwestern’s Innovation and New Ventures Office. Learn about our mission and priorities.
Innovation at Northwestern
Northwestern inventive activity is strong, with more than 200 disclosures in 2016. Our work strives to strengthen entrepreneurial activity by both students and faculty and build a self-sustained community that will generate innovations to benefit society.
Your point of contact
The INVO team includes Invention Managers, who handle disclosures and agreements, a New Ventures team and other professionals who assist with the technology transfer process. Contact our office or staff with your questions related to inventorship, entrepreneurship and innovation.
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Innovation news and events
Follow the most recent faculty startup announcements, such as milestones reached and funding received, Northwestern University patenting and licensing activities, funding opportunities for inventors and entrepreneurs. INVO events and programming runs throughout the year for Northwestern faculty and students.