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Access Specialized Equipment or License Technology

Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO)

The Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) establishes partnerships with the goal of bringing innovations to the market. INVO’s technology transfer team of interdisciplinary experts does this by catalyzing the translation of Northwestern innovations to benefit the public and promote economic growth. INVO is also the central hub of entrepreneurship on campus.

Shared and Core Facilities

Core facilities play a pivotal part of our research infrastructure. Core facilities maintain expensive, rare and cutting-edge pieces of equipment that would be prohibitive in cost for an individual laboratory. Companies can often access these facilities, complete with technical support from expert users.

Core facilities include:

Companies and organizations interested in instruments or services at one of our core facilities are encouraged to consult the external customers portion of the Core Facilities website, or contact the director or manager of the facility to inquire about availability.