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Research Teams Receive $250,000 from NU and the Roux Institute

// Thursday October 15, 2020

Northeastern University and the Roux Institute have jointly awarded $50,000 to each of five research teams working at NU’s new Portland, ME campus. The money will support high-impact projects that were selected for providing significant social and economic benefits both regionally and globally. Said David Luzzi, Senior Vice Provost for Research at Northeastern:

In today’s world of complex, interdisciplinary challenges, partnerships bring together researchers with complimentary expertise that accelerate research progress. This program taps the diverse, deep expertise at our institutions. In addition to funding five impactful projects in the areas of human health and sustainability, the program has resulted in many more new collaborations that will drive progress against important societal challenges.

This investment in research will take full advantage of the collaboration- and innovation-focused campus that CPRE has worked hard to establish in Portland. The areas under research by the five teams are: