What we do

Public health. The world needs it now more than ever.

At idea hub, we build collaborations between organizations and Boston University School of Public Health to accelerate improvements in population health and to move your business forward.

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Who we are

We are public health professionals who help companies partner with faculty experts to solve the world’s most challenging public health problems.

We initiate ambitious projects, incubate innovative solutions, and integrate those solutions around the globe.

What we offer

We offer access to world-renowned public health experts, unique research data, customized training programs, connections to 300+ public health faculty and 4,000 faculty across Boston University, and highly skilled graduate and doctoral students. Every collaboration is different—let’s discuss how we can meet your company’s needs.

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