Connect with Faculty Research
At McCormick, more than 1,000 researchers work in over 250 labs while pursuing cutting-edge research into the technologies of tomorrow. Get involved with this groundbreaking work early to take full advantage of potential innovations in science, engineering, and technology.
Innovative Research with Commercial Applications
McCormick researchers collaborate across disciplines and boundaries in the sciences and medicine to develop new innovations that lead to commercial applications. Our world-renowned faculty, graduate students, and post-docs continually break new ground in key fields, including:
- biological and health engineering
- materials and nanotechnology
- energy and sustainable infrastructure
- analytics and complex systems
- and others
Why Sponsor Research
Sponsoring and collaborating on our research enables companies like yours to visualize the complete path from basic research to the marketplace.
Working with graduate students enables you to identify promising new talent in research and development.
By helping advance research in a particular field, you gain insights into new innovations and can capitalize on potential commercial opportunities.
Northwestern has a streamlined process for companies to collaborate with McCormick faculty, sponsor their research, and commercialize the results.
Alliance agreements enable companies to initiate new research projects quickly with minimal paperwork. They feature a collaborative governance structure to help ensure success.