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INVOForward is a series of mentorship programs geared towards supporting Northwestern faculty to prepare and present their work in a format that makes their projects competitive to various accelerator/incubator opportunities as well as attract potential external partners or investors.

  • INVOForward Therapeutics
    INVOForward Therapeutics equips faculty teams with an improved understanding of the elements necessary for creating a compelling data package.
  • INVOForward Digital Health
    INVOForward Digital Health prepares faculty and clinicians with creating a compelling business model.

The programs culminate in presentations to a panel of representatives from industry and venture capital, enabling further useful advice and networking for the teams.

Additional INVOForward programming will be expanded to include "Regulatory Planning" for medical devices, "Product-Market Fit" for advanced materials, and "Differentiation and Scaling" for computer science.