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If you are an Industry Collaborator
If you are University Personnel
Strategic Industry Partnerships
Food Systems Innovation
Food systems innovation is a major thrust area of our Northern Illinois Center for Community Sustainability. The Office of Innovation facilitates transformative innovations that advance local, regional and worldwide food systems.
We foster multidisciplinary networks that share knowledge, promote learning, and build mutual capacity to drive food systems innovation, maximizing the impact on local communities and society as a whole.
For collaboration opportunities or to learn more about our food systems innovation work please contact Bryan Flower, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locate with us and be part of our community.
NIU welcomes strategic partnership opportunities with industry and government to colocate within our ecosystem. We offer flexible leasing opportunities for office and lab spaces on the NIU campus for businesses to connect with university students, faculty, and departments.
In our 71 North Partnership Studio, we offer co-working space for startups and industry partners to experience a unique and vibrant collaboration environment in the heart of campus with access to special innovation programs and services.