Skip to main content

Innovation at Northwestern

Innovation is embedded in our culture and focused on impact.

Innovation Inspires the Student Experience

Through experiential learning opportunities and exemplary instructors who continue to practice in their fields, we train students to be courageous thinkers and resilient leaders.

View next

Discoveries Arise from Unique Collaboration

Northwestern’s culture is defined by broad partnerships — across disciplines, sectors and schools. These collaborations are at the heart of some of our most exciting discoveries and student opportunities.

View next

Maximizing the Impact of Research

Research fuels our innovation. By translating knowledge into original solutions our faculty, scholars and students confront some of the world's toughest problems.

View next

Building an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Entrepreneurship at Northwestern is broadly defined and inclusive. We believe that all students will need entrepreneurial skills in their professional lives. Imagination, persistence and collaboration skills are taught in all schools and programs.

Explore our impact