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Apply for the Amazon Postdoctoral Science Cohort, 2022-2023

August 10, 2022 — Amazon is currently hiring for 2022 and 2023 Postdoctoral Science cohorts. The Amazon Postdoctoral Science Program provides recent PhD graduates with a formal avenue to gain industry experience, apply their subject matter expertise, and gain mentorship from established Amazon scientists. Postdoctoral scientists will explore new research ideas, accelerate scientific innovation and […]


UIDP Request for Information: HBCU President Perspectives eMagazine

To receive full consideration, email proposal to by 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022.  | Download the RFI UIDP desires to contract with an independent media/communication firm or individual to develop an electronic publication that will feature the 11 High Research Activity (R2) designated HBCUs. The publication will highlight the research capacity and […]


Industry engagement leaders share keys to expanding partnerships into philanthropy

Excerpted from the August 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. In university-industry partnerships, philanthropy has the potential to be among the most lucrative avenues of collaboration — but how do you get there? If you have a partner that is already engaged, say, in research, or talent […]


1-Minute Survey | Industry Involvement in University Curriculum Development

UIDP Fellow Jim Spohrer contributed to this report. Companies, foundations, and other organizations have a long history of working with universities to establish new and important curriculum areas, ranging from whole schools and departments to focused degrees and courses. Formal mechanisms and processes to establish new curriculum areas range from generous targeted endowments to recruiting [...] READ MORE

UIDP Releases 10 New Project Resources in FY2022

July 25, 2022 – UIDP brought 10 new project products to completion over the past 12 months. They explore timely topics to address current challenges and member organizations’ needs for university-industry collaboration. We introduced non-traditional avenues of communicating information, such as an information-rich learning path and an emagazine. UIDP members may access the resources below. […]


To build industry engagement, faculty relations should be front and center

Excerpted from the July 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. There’s little doubt that faculty members are among of the most critical elements of creating successful U-I partnerships. So, how do corporate relations managers develop strong relationships with these key internal stakeholders, and how do they continue […]


1-Minute Survey | Virtual University-Industry Visits

University-industry visits are an integral aspect of forging and maintaining productive research collaborations. The transition to remote work has reshaped the way these collaborations work. As a means for developing and maintaining relationships, some companies and universities have transitioned away from all visits being in person to some visits being virtual. UIDP is exploring this […]


Project Survey | Joint Solicitations: Industry Participation in Government Investments in Academic Research

Companies and universities have a longstanding history of working collaboratively on precompetitive research, and there are various mechanisms for companies and universities to partner. In many countries, government plays an active role in catalyzing these activities by directly or indirectly funding university-industry research efforts. With increased interest in solving large-scale, global challenges, there is a strong […]


New Member Spotlight: The Home Depot

UIDP welcomes The Home Depot as a new member organization. UIDP spoke with Ian Duff, senior manager, early career research and innovation, about The Home Depot’s goals for its membership in UIDP. UIDP: What is The Home Depot hoping to gain from its membership with UIDP in the coming year?  DUFF: We’re the world-leading company […]


Meta Request for Research Proposals

April 18, 2022 | Meta Research has six RFP requests for university researcher consideration within the next several weeks. Please feel free to share this with appropriate colleagues in your organization. 2022 Privacy Enhancing Technologies Focus Areas: Privacy preserving analytics, Private record linkage and aggregation, Privacy preserving machine learning, Privacy of messaging, Anonymous credentials, Privacy […]