The Roux Institute Announces its Fourth Founder Residency Cohort

Northeastern University’s Roux Institute has announced the 4th cohort of their Founder Residency Program. Each of the ten startups selected for the program will receive a $25,000 grant in non-dilutive funding, extensive curated programming, mentorship from renowned experts in relevant domains, joint research opportunities, a peer community, and more. Most importantly, founders will have access to and the opportunity to collaborate with Northeastern’s vast global network of students, researchers, academics, and investors.

As part of the Roux Institute’s mission to create a diverse and equitable start-up ecosystem in Maine, the Founder Residency program focuses on serving founders who come from historically marginalized backgrounds, specifically women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Roux Grad Students and L.L.Bean Employees Collaborate to Solve a Retail Challenge

“Fantastic. Absolutely fantastic,” said Stephen Smith, President & CEO of L.L.Bean.

Smith was reacting to a presentation he had just witnessed that was the culmination of a Northeastern University capstone course specifically designed to address a business challenge that L.L.Bean was facing.

Young Students Program Robots and Computer Games at Girls Who Code Summer Camp

On a recent afternoon at the Roux Institute campus in Portland, ME, three adults tried in vain to beat a computer game created by a 13-year-old named Mayu. Despite the best efforts put forth by each player, Mayu’s game outsmarted all.

Northeastern University’s Roux Institute:
An Opportunity Engine in Maine

We’re building a talent pipeline and driving innovation
at the intersection of tech, data, and the advanced life sciences.

Fueling the Future of Maine

Highly skilled talent is attracted to the opportunities being created in Maine. The impact of Nandita Gurwara, a computer science student and co-op with New England Marine Monitoring, shows how co-op not only helps employers build their talent pipeline but also reels in skilled employees Maine needs to accelerate economic growth.

Design Your Career Path

Computer Science graduate student Kris Barnes has followed his passion for computer science to build a rewarding new career.

Become an Agile Problem-Solver

Roux Institute Professor Aileen Huang-Saad teaches students to be creative self-starters who can solve problems.

Build a Tech-Savvy Team

L.L.Bean President and CEO Steve Smith turned to the Roux Institute to help enhance his employees’ data-fluency.

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