Research centers and institutes at Questrom drive innovation through research, forums, and ongoing relationships with businesses across the globe.

The dynamic work that takes place in each of these research centers and labs helps ground Questrom’s curriculum in reality while keeping students and faculty on the cutting edge.

Research Institutes

The Digital Business Institute nurtures a vibrant community of students, faculty, and researchers alike with interests in digital business, focusing on the practical application of research to the real-world challenges in our ever-changing business world.

Susilo Institute for Ethics in the Global Economy develops ethical capacity in today’s and tomorrow’s global business decision-makers to lead with integrity, inspire courage through action, and use their voices boldly to impact their organizations and the world.

Human Resources Policy Institute (HRPI) is a partnership of member companies, faculty, and HRPI fellows.

Boston University Institutes administered through Questrom

Innovate@BU is a university wide initiative meant to create the environment in which all our students can engage in innovation and entrepreneurship. The initiative consists of six core elements including a Student Innovation Center known as BUild Lab, curriculum development, student start-up creation, business engagement, research in innovation and entrepreneurship and wayfinding, marketing & branding.  

Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) is a University-wide institute, administered by the Questrom School of Business, that assists and promotes faculty research, and enhances BU’s curricular offerings and communication products related to sustainable energy.

The Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy (IHSIP) is a University-wide institute, administered by the Questrom School of Business, that develops solutions to address the critical challenges of health and healthcare, both in the United States and globally. 

Research Initiatives

Behavioral Lab assists Questrom-affiliated researchers in conducting simulations, experiments, and scenarios that develop new knowledge about management and human behavior.