As Northeastern University’s Roux Institute sets out to turn Portland into a technology and life sciences “innovation hub,” the academic center is launching a residency program for startups focused on those and other areas.

The institute, whose Portland home is in a downtown space leased from WEX Inc., is seeking early-stage technology companies to be co-located there for 12 months beginning in January.

Selected participants in the Roux Institute Startup Residency will be able to work alongside other resident companies and Roux Institute research terms as well as interact with Roux Institute students and corporate partners, which include WEX and Tilson. Read more