Upcoming Events

January 31st - February 21st - Brewed Ideas Bootcamp @ the 707 Hub. Learn more about Brewed Ideas Bootcamp. 

February 25th - Brewed Ideas Challenge applications due. Learn more about the Brewed Ideas Challenge. 

March 3, 2019 - Final Proposals for the Explorer Challenge due. Learn more about the Explorer Challenge.

Success Stories

Marquette receives national innovation awards

In recognition of the university’s efforts to cultivate a culture of innovative and collaborative problem solving within its students, faculty, staff and community, Marquette earned two national awards for innovation at the University Economic Development Association’s annual summit.

Marquette won the 2018 Award of Excellence for Developing Innovation and the Journal of Economic Development in Higher Education 2018 Editors’ Choice Award in the innovation category. The awards were for Marquette’s Explorer Challenge, an annual competition that invites students, faculty, and staff to submit proposals for up to $25,000 in seed money for innovative projects that make an impact and advance Beyond Boundaries, Marquette’s Strategic Plan. 
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Hero of the Week: Dr. Kyana Young, Marquette University Strategic Innovation Fund

New Report Finds Milwaukee's Water Technology Cluster Spurs Innovation and Replenishes Regional Economy

Working as a team, Mike and Amy Lovell tackle Milwaukee's epidemic of psychological trauma

Marquette, WARF announce 1018 'Force for Positive Change' winners

Momentum building in Marquette president's call to tackle trauma epidemic in Milwaukee

Marquette highlights inventors at the Intellectual Property Showcase

Kelsey Otero interviewed about the 707 Hub on the Marquette in Milwaukee podcast

Michael Schläppi interviewed about history making rice harvest

707 Hub leaders interviewed on We Are Marquette podcast

Kelsey Otero interviewed about Social Innovation in Wisconsin

Trying to give farmers a new option, MU prof harvests state's first commercial rice crop

Watermarks receives $146,000 federal grant for public art project

A Milwaukee project creates a live atlas of city’s water system

Community Partners Work to Make Fresh Food Accessible on Milwaukee's Near West Side

Whitefish Bay fitness studio offers new way to 'get into' working out with immersive technology


University News 

President Lovell introduced a revamped Strategic Innovation Fund at campus address

President Michael R. Lovell in his campus address Wednesday, Jan. 17, introduced a revamped Strategic Innovation Fund, now called the Marquette Impact Challenge, which comprises two separate opportunities for members of the Marquette community to vie for funds.

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Marquette's New Research Center

Marquette Momentum: New Henke Terrace adds outdoor innovation space to 707 Hub

Faculty award recipients honored at Distinguished Scholars Reception on March 20

Kuali Research is now live for proposal development

Athletic and Human Performance Research Center project officially underway

Board of Trustees approves groundbreaking for athletic performance research center

Marquette official testifies in favor of Wisconsin Senate bill to create a state innovation fund

Changes Announced to the Strategic Innovation Fund, including a New Name

2017 Strategic Innovation Fund Awardees announced

Marquette launches new innovation space, 707 Hub

President Lovell outlines key initiatives in second annual address

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