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Category Archives: blog

6/18/24

Confidential Information: Lessons Learned from the Researcher Guidebook

June 18, 2024—Protecting confidential or proprietary information has long been a hot topic in the realm of university-industry partnerships. While university culture promotes the open dissemination of information, companies tend […]

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6/11/24

Rural Reimagined: Combating Non-Metro Challenges with Cross-Sector Partnerships

June 11, 2024—Recent years have seen a large shift in the research landscape towards regional innovation hubs and ecosystems. While major metropolitan areas have traditionally been the centers of innovation, […]

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5/31/24

Compliance Issues: Lessons Learned from the Researcher Guidebook

June 4, 2024—For professionals in university-industry research partnerships, ensuring all research practices comply with necessary guidelines and regulations is vital to fostering innovation while protecting researchers, results, and processes. Navigating […]

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5/28/24

EPSCoR Explained: Empowering Innovation Across America

May 28, 2024—Since 1979, the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) has invested more than $2.55 billion in science and engineering research. The program helps bolster […]

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5/21/24

Blog: From workshop to working together: Getting to a new NSF jointly-funded solicitation

By Tony Boccanfuso, President and CEO, UIDP It’s not often that we get to see tangible evidence of the value of our work. But earlier this month, UIDP celebrated a […]

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5/21/24

Breaking Down Budgets: Lessons Learned from the Researcher Guidebook

May 21, 2024—Talking money is always uncomfortable, so it’s critical to steer clear of becoming contentious in the sponsored research contracting process. Budgets in university-industry research agreements come with a […]

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5/14/24

Pioneering Partnerships: NSF and Industry Forge New Collaborations in Sustainable Polymers

May 14, 2024—Two weeks ago, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) published a new program solicitation, Molecular Foundations for Sustainability: Sustainable Polymers Enabled by Emerging Data Analytics (MFS-SPEED). This unique […]

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5/7/24

Preparing Proposals: Lessons Learned from the Researcher Guidebook

May 7, 2024—The path to successful cross-sector research collaborations often begins with a well-prepared proposal that not only outlines the scope of the project but also resonates with the funder’s […]

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4/29/24

Beyond Sponsored Research Funding: Pathways for U-I Partnerships

April 30, 2024—Cross-sector research partnerships come in many shapes and sizes. Sponsored research is a common way to collaborate, but when budgets tighten and collaborative research is put on hold,  […]

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4/22/24

Establishing Contacts: Lessons Learned from the Researcher Guidebook

April 23, 2024—As UIDP President and CEO Anthony Boccanfuso often notes, “Organizations don’t collaborate. People do.” Connecting with the right individual can make or break a collaboration before it even […]

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