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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

Global Water Center to host Pop-Up Café on Sept. 28

Faculty, students and staff are invited to the fourth Pop-Up Café on Thursday, Sept. 28. At this informal gathering, guests will have the networking opportunity to meet people who work in the Global Water Center. This is also an opportunity to see the shared conference room space that is available for Marquette employees to reserve.
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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.

The 707 Hub

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