*Upcoming event* Connect with life sciences entrepreneurs, mentors and regulatory development experts at the regulatory development focused Chicago Innovation Mentors CIMposium on April 27th! The event will take place from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm on Monday, April 27th and will be held at will be held at UIC in the College of Medicine West Tower’s 2nd Floor Auditorium located at 1853 W. Polk Street, Chicago, Il 60612.  Registration is FREE and open to the public but there are a limited number of seats, so please RSVP as soon as possible.  To RSVP, click HERE.  For questions please contact Karinne Bredberg at 815-753-1125 or

Technology Transfer at NIU

Northern Illinois University recognizes that University-Industry research collaboration has contributed significantly to national competitiveness, to the intellectual vitality of universities, and to the economic health of industry. The University's Technology Transfer Office (TTO) was created to encourage and nurture the development, disclosure, protection and commercialization of university intellectual property as well as to promote and market university intellectual property to industry and increase awareness of university research capabilities. As part of its mission, the TTO also participates in the University's role in facilitating the economic development and prosperity of the northern Illinois region.

For additional information, please contact the TTO staff via email or directly:

Rita Yusko, Manager
Phone: (815) 753-9281
Fax: (815) 753-1631

Karinne Bredberg, Innovation & New Venture Specialist
Phone: (815) 753-1125
Fax: (815) 753-1631