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We welcome further discussions with individuals, corporations, or foundations with a deep interest in the Trienens Institute’s mission to advance global sustainability and energy solutions through transformational research, interdisciplinary education, and public engagement. The work of the Institute ultimately amplifies Northwestern’s capacity for scaled discovery in priority areas such as Decarbonization, Renewable Energy, and Sustainability.

Contributions to the Institute are critical to support the tremendous scale of its mission, providing opportunities for students, faculty, and our global partner network, including:

  • Funding to energy and sustainability inventors and entrepreneurs, including technology scale-up funding, flexible lab space and core facilities, and embedded graduate commercialization fellows
  • Resources that underpin longstanding global partnerships with quasi-governmental and non-profit institutions to accelerate the translation of Northwestern expertise into real-world impact
  • Support for scholarships in the Master of Science in Energy and Sustainability, enabling a diverse, well-rounded, international cohort of future industry leaders

Learn more about unique multidisciplinary strengths at the University that the Trienens Institute supports.