About the Division of Research & Innovation Partnerships

Welcome to the Division of Research & Innovation Partnerships at Northern Illinois University. We encourage research, scholarship, artistry and entrepreneurship across our campus, by promoting the professional development of faculty and graduate students, facilitating the submission of grants and contracts, and seeking connections to accelerate the creation, integration and application of new knowledge. We celebrate the accomplishments of the talented faculty, staff and students who contribute to NIU’s success as a student-centered, public research university.

Our division is made up of the following entities: