New relationship between North Central and Argonne promotes sustainable technology innovation

North Central College and Argonne National Laboratory have entered into a memorandum of understanding that enables both entities to work together to encourage and promote energy and sustainability technology innovations in Chicago and surrounding areas.

The cooperation will be carried out through ConVerge, the branded name for North Central College’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovators, an incubator-like program within its facility.

“Collaboration between Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovators and North Central College’s business accelerator ConVerge will support new venture creation and implementation activities that will make change work throughout the region,” said Martha Carney, executive director of ConVerge. “We are honored that the College and its newly dedicated Dr. Myron Wentz Science Center are part of the regional ecosystem that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship.”

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