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Innovation Economy

Northwestern University is a recognized global leader in high-impact research that spans academic disciplines and makes profound social contributions through commercialization of new products and services. Northwestern consistently ranks among the “World's Most Innovative Universities” by Reuters and for much of the last 10 years has led all American universities in technology transfer (commercialization) income, according to surveys by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). Locally, Northwestern is a leader in Chicago’s innovation ecosystem.

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