Changes Announced to the Strategic Innovation Fund, including a New Name

Since the fund's creation in 2014, the Strategic Innovation Fund has provided three funding cycles of seed money to projects led by students, faculty, and staff from across campus. After reviewing the progress on funded projects, learning from process changes made in previous rounds, and identifying priorities for the future, we are making changes this year that include a new name: The Marquette Impact Challenge.
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2017 Strategic Innovation Fund Awardees announced

The Office of Research and Innovation announced the 2017 strategic innovation fund recipients. There were eight projects selected this year in the areas of water/environmental, community impact and interdisciplinary research infrastructure.
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Marquette launches new innovation space, 707 Hub

The 707 Hub, located on the first floor of the 707 Building, is a space designed to foster collaboration and innovation. Because anyone can be innovative, the 707 Hub is open to all students, and we encourage a cross-disciplinary approach to solving problems. Because great ideas need to be heard, the 707 Hub offers unique spaces for meetings, presentations and events.
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President Lovell outlines key initiatives in second annual address

President Michael R. Lovell on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in his second Presidential Address, made a series of important announcements, including a $40 million signature partnership with Aurora Health Care on the planned Athletic Performance Research Center. Additionally, President Lovell gave updates on a number of university initiatives, and introduced several new priorities.
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Marquette University to partner with Aurora Health Care on Athletic Performance Research Center

Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell announced yesterday in his second Presidential Address that the university will partner with Aurora Health Care in constructing its state-of-the-art Athletic Performance Research Center. The center will serve as a national destination for scientific research in human performance.
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Difference Makers | Innovation Fund

Watch as vice president of research and innovation Jeanne Hossenlopp shows how Marquette's new Strategic Innovation Fund is providing seed money to students, faculty and staff to explore entrepreneurial ventures.
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University launches seed fund to boost entrepreneurship on campus

The university has launched a new program funded by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation that aims to help fund student- and faculty-led entrepreneurial efforts in order to support and increase the number of businesses emerging from Marquette’s educational and research programs.
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President Lovell announces inaugural innovation fund awardees

Marquette President Michael R. Lovell today announced the university’s first-ever strategic innovation fund awardees. Thirty-eight unique projects led by Marquette faculty, students and staff across a variety of disciplines will receive nearly $5 million.
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Build-out of Global Water Center space begins summer 2015

Marquette will commence construction on the build-out of its sixth-floor space in the Global Water Center this summer, with an anticipated completion of late 2015. The university will occupy the final remaining space in the 100,000-square-foot, seven-story building, which houses water-related research facilities for universities, existing water-related companies and accelerator space for emerging companies.
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