Why PSU?

Penn State Helps You Innovate and Profit

400 Companies

Enter research agreements with Penn State every year.

800 Million

In annual research expenditures.

24 Campuses

With opportunities for co-location.

1 Concierge

For answers to all your questions: 814-867-6328

Leverage IP From Diverse and Interdisciplinary Fields

PSU offers the first of its kind, open IP to keep innovation the forefront of what we do. As an industry partner, you have access to license our existing IP. In addition, any resulting IP from your sponsored research can be owned by you. The Result: a simple, one page research agreement. It’s easy to get started.

Leverage IP From Diverse and Interdisciplinary Fields

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy
  • Defense Related Research
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Life Sciences

R1 Means Breadth, Strength, and Interdisciplinary Collaboration

You won’t find research like this just anywhere. We promote collaboration across departmental boundaries in order to focus research strengths on important scientific questions and societal needs. Our Institutes and interdisciplinary capabilities give Penn State our research advantage

Ranked 1st

in Recruiting Talent by the Wall Street Journal

Ranked 2nd

in Top 10 in 12 STEM Fields

Ranked 17th

in total research expenditures by NSF in 2015

Partnerships Really Do Matter

We foster meaningful partnerships with our many industry connections.

Not Your Average Co-Location Opportunity

Collocate to Penn State’s Innovation Park and sit at Penn State’s gateway to business, education, and research. The park offers easy access to Penn State’s Campus and its scientific, engineering, technology, and business offerings.

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Contact your concierge who is ready to walk you through the Penn State process for whatever your industry needs.

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