Institute Objectives

The Institute provides resources needed to generate knowledge related to the unique challenges of the Northwest Indiana and Southern Cook County (IL) region.

The Institute facilitates interdisciplinary collaborative scholarship across departments and schools in the Purdue University Calumet community.

The Institute stimulates the development of student research skills through a variety of supported service learning and research activities.

The Institute assists in shortening the distance between science and application through various dissemination and training activities.