Science Connects to Innovation Program

The Science Connects to Innovation Program empowers undergraduate science students to create entrepreneurial solutions, spanning cleaner energy, eco-friendly pesticides, potential anticancer compounds, sustainable foods, and high-tech assistive devices. Its aim is to inspire College of Science students to engage with Northeastern’s venture creation network, offering support for recognizing and pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities. The program also provides essential resources for translating their ideas into ventures, encompassing prototyping, marketing, and more.

Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Science Connects to Innovation Scholarship Program

Congratulations to our first Science Connects to Innovation Scholarship recipient, Lyric Westlund ’25, a behavioral neuroscience student. Lyric was given a $5,000 one-time award for full-time COS undergraduate students. This new scholarship is to help promote entrepreneurship to undergraduate students in the College of Science. Congratulations, Lyric!

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College of Science Entrepreneurship Workshop

Entrepreneurship may not be something many College of Science students have in mind. However, science and business can be combined in many ways, and this workshop helped College of Science students bridge the gap between those two disciplines.

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Husky Startup Challenge

Meet Alexis Musaelyan-Blackmon, a third-year data science and biology student who won first place and a cash prize of $4,500 in the fall 2023 Husky Startup Challenge for her business pitch of Exploro. This online platform will help academic researchers recruit participants for their studies.

Every semester, the Husky Startup Challenge takes student entrepreneurs through boot camps, where they learn about various aspects of creating a venture, from ideation to prototyping. At the end of the program, student founders compete in the Demo Day, presenting their business ideas in two-minute pitches in front of a larger audience. Congratulations, Alexis!

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COS commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In the Northeastern University College of Science, we embrace a culture of respect and inclusion, where each person is valued and empowered with equitable opportunities and access to resources. We commit to implementing initiatives that dismantle systemic oppression and build a diverse community.

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