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SRI2025: Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress
June 16-20, 2025

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As the world grapples with growing issues such as climate change, biodiversity decline, and water shortage, partnerships are critical to the development of innovative solutions that will ultimately save our planet. The Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress (SRI) is a global platform that does just that.

The University of Illinois System is the proud host of the 2025 SRI Congress at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk hotel, in the heart of the city.

Since 2021, the SRI Congress, co-convened by Future Earth and the Belmont Forum, has united influential leaders in research, government, civil society, business, and NGOs to drive meaningful progress towards sustainability with participation from 100+ countries.

As a hybrid and accessible event, the SRI Congress offers an inspiring global platform for showcasing innovative, inclusive, and evidenced-based pathways to sustainabiltiy and collaborating on solutions.

Together we can make the world an extraordinary place.

SRI2025 will be an excellent opportunity for:

  • Forging new collaborations, expanding networks, and connecting with new markets
  • Engaging with the leading experts in the field and the world’s largest platform of transformative research funding
  • Connecting with a diverse group of stakeholders about needs and priorities
  • Exploring the latest sustainability science research and testing innovative products
  • Showcasing work through regional media and open access sustainability publications

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