Sponsor Research

Collaborate with researchers. Make breakthroughs. It’s that simple.

Interdisciplinary Research Institutes / Advanced Research Facilities

Become a collaborator and break through the limits of what you know.

Materials Research Institute

  • Materials Characterization Lab
  • Nanofabrication Lab
  • Materials Computation Lab
  • 2D Crystal Consortium (2DCC) Lab
  • Thermally Functional Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Humanitarian Materials
  • 2D & Layered Materials and Coatings

Huck Institutes of the Life Science

  • Ecology
  • Genome Sciences
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurosciences

Institute of Energy and the Environment

  • Natural Gas
  • Water, EcologyMRI
  • Earth & Mineral Science
  • Environment & Natural Resource
  • Earth & Environmental Systems
  • Engineering, Energy and The Environment
  • Rock Ethics

Institute for Cyber Science

A virtual laboratory to investigate complex problems otherwise impossible or impractical to address, for example:

  • Physics of the origins of the universe
  • Genomic/molecular basis of disease
  • Socio–economic impacts of a digital society

Social Science Research Institute

Focuses on critical human and social problems with focus on:

  • The Human System
  • Social Disparities
  • Smart and Connected Health
  • Innovative Methods
  • Dissemination and Implementation Science

Applied Research Laboratory

  • Acoustics
  • Thermal Energy Systems
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Hydroacoustics
  • Propulsion
  • Materials & Manufacturing
  • Navigation & GPS
  • Systems Engineering

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How to Sponsor Research

We make it easy to start a research partnership. Contact our concierge to start the process. We’ll facilitate the process from beginning to end, including:

  • Connecting you to Faculty and Researchers
  • Negotiating Non Disclosers
  • Preparing Statements of Work
  • Contract negotiations
  • Project launches and final reports
  • Put your challenges on our internal open innovation platform “Innovation Gateway”

Get Started

We can help your company make the connections you need. Streamline the process with the Concierge, your liaison across University departments and services.

Contact Your Concierge 814-867-6328