Discovery Partners Institute is a purpose-driven, collaborative research institute located in Chicago that is focused on building prosperity for all and growing the state’s workforce by creating solutions to grand challenges. DPI will address the themes of computing & data, environment & water, food & agriculture, and health & wellness while considering how they interact with the cross-cutting areas of culture and society, education and workforce development, entrepreneurship and technology transfer, and public policy.

DPI will leverage the collective capacity of its partners to collaborate, innovate and build the economy. It will educate a 21st century workforce through deep integration with industry partners, a project-focused team environment, and a culture of entrepreneurship woven throughout the institute. DPI will build prosperity through new technologies and products, new companies, and highly skilled alumni ready to contribute immediately to today’s economy.

Hub contact: Matt Bell