Right now, Northwestern is widely acknowledged as having the foremost nanotechnology research institute of any university in the United States. IIN researchers have realized groundbreaking scientific and technological advances, but nanotechnology is still in its infancy.
Nanotechnology's full paradigm-shifting promise lies ahead. Indeed, it is poised to address the world’s most pressing problems. To take the next step forward, Northwestern needs the help of visionary donors. That help can take a variety of forms including:
- Supporting new faculty
- Providing fellowships for students and postdoctoral associates
- Providing ongoing support through endowment funds
Additionally, donors can elect to support an individual research center focused. The Center will carry your name and will provide support for the faculty, technicians, students, materials & supplies, and instrumentation needed to make substantive advances in your particular area of interest for the next ten years. In the broad arena of nanomedicine, you may elect to establish a Center with a focus on one particular disease. Centers include: