Northeastern University, Burlington Innovation Campus


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About Us

Northeastern University’s Innovation Campus at Burlington, MA (ICBM) is a 14 acre campus on South Bedford St. in Burlington. The 5 buildings on campus house the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, specialized laboratory facilities with world-class capabilities, convening spaces, and office & lab space for research collaboration partners from industry and government agencies. Filling out this vital and creative ecosystem are early-stage companies in our Venture Creation Centers I & II. Here, researchers from academia, industry, and government work together to address real-world challenges and accelerate the path from research to the end user.

The successful business model of the ICBM offers a unique, results-driven partnership which will help to:
Satisfy customer-driven needs by co-locating your R&D team.
Proactively manage and reduce risks with co-led partnerships.
Apply rapid-response strategies throughout your project’s life cycle.
Lower costs by leveraging R 1 university intellectual capital and technologies.
Safeguard your proprietary information in our high trust environment.
Benefit from our flexible IP policies

Our expertise and facilities include these areas and more:
Additive Manufacturing
Data Analytics
Materials and Devices
Network Science
Structural Testing
Systems Modeling
Unmanned and Autonomous Systems


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Join the Team at the Kostas Research Institute
Category: Research and Development
KRI brings together faculty, industry and students to help solve important security, intelligence and resilience needs.Check out our opportunities to join the team.
Phone:(781) 238-8422

Rep/Contact Info

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Peter Boynton
Chief Executive Officer, KRI, LLC
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Julie Casella
Administrative Coordinator and Security Administrator
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David Luzzi PhD, MBA
Senior Vice Provost for Research
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Ted Rodill
Executive Director, Defense Programs, KRI
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Rachel Spiller
Senior Director of Admin, Finance & Planning
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Carol Sumner
Senior Space and Planning Administrator
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Shawn Williams
Chief Technology Officer, KRI
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