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Design Innovation at Northwestern

A human-centered endeavor and a creative process.Watch the video

Early Detection to Beat Cancer

Vadim Backman’s new screening technologies hold promise for dramatic changes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.Watch the video

Reshaping the Virus

Danielle Tullman-Ercek developed a smaller virus to explore whether or not size matters for drug delivery.read more

Regenerative Bandage Heals Diabetic Wounds Faster

Antioxidant bandage delivers healing protein.read more

Using Design to Improve the Voting Experience

More than 100 Design for America students tackled the issue at Northwestern’s annual leadership studio.read more

Northwestern Experiments Head to Space

Two professors receive NASA funding to put experiments on the International Space Station.read more

Ideas at the Intersection: Check out the latest innovative ideas from Northwestern students.

The next big idea: Ideas at the Intersection

Check out the latest innovative ideas from Northwestern students.visit the site

A Different Way of Thinking

It takes a different way of thinking to connect disparate fields, put big ideas into action, solve global problems, and imagine what’s next. It takes left-brain analytical skills. It takes right-brain creativity.

It takes whole-brain engineering.

Join us as we take the world in a whole new direction.