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Research and Innovation

The Office of Research and Innovation was created in January 2015 to advance the university’s strategic initiatives around research and innovation, including its goal to double research funding over the next five years, and to provide an infrastructure that supports idea generation, entrepreneurship and commercialization across campus. The office oversees a variety of functional areas, including research compliance and sponsored programs, and several key initiatives, such as the university-wide strategic innovation fund, the 707 Hub powered by Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative, and Marquette’s presence at the Global Water Center.

News and Events

Marquette launches new innovation space, 707 Hub

The 707 Hub, powered by Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative, is now open. The 707 Hub is a space designed to foster collaboration and innovation. The space is located on the first floor of the 707 Building at 1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. and features a host of amenities for students interested in converting the ideas brewing in their heads, to reality.
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Project Foundry meeting

Strategic innovation fund

The strategic innovation fund provides seed money to students, faculty and staff to explore entrepreneurial ventures.

Global Water Center

Global Water Center

The 100,000-square-foot, seven-story Global Water Center brings industry and academy together in one location.

The 707 Hub

The The 707 Hub is a space designed to foster collaboration and innovation.