NIU provides regional and national leadership for design, construction, and utilization of high-speed broadband networks. Working with more than 700 local anchor institutions across the region, NIU’s Regional Development Institute and Information Technology Services are building more than 2200 miles of fiber optic networks.
RDI leads development of advanced telecommunications networks for diagnosis and treatment; operates a cutting-edge cancer treatment center; and delivers an array of education, research, and technical services for healthcare institutions and professionals.
Director, Lisa Bergeron
Clinic Director, Lisa Bergeron
Executive Director, Roger Holloway
NIU is leading development of Illinois Rural HealthNet, a high-speed, fiber optic network connecting rural Illinois hospitals with specialists at larger facilities throughout the state and nation. When completed, this federally-funded, $24 million network will transform healthcare delivery in many areas of the state where access to specialty care is not currently available.
Education, research, and technical services for healthcare institutions and professionals.
IL-HITREC helps facilitate the electronic exchange of information across health care settings and meet the national goals for improved and more equitable healthcare.
IMEC provides assistance with engineering, technical needs, information technology, and marketing support for small and medium-sized companies.