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September 21 @ 9:00 am
September 24 @ 5:00 pm
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UIDP31: Conference in State College, PA

September 21 @ 9:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm

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UIDP31 will be co-hosted by Penn State University

Join UIDP at Penn State for four days of focused workshops, high-impact panels, thought-leader presentations and plenty of time for face-to-face exchange with your university and industry research colleagues.
Penn State University is known for its colossal dance marathon, the legendary Berkey Creamery, and the untameable Nittany Lions. But did you know it’s also a hub for university-industry research innovation, including a well-established applied research lab, a cyberspace innovation institute and the NSF-funded Center for Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings (ATOMIC)


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University and industry engagement teams continue to evolve methods and models to build strategic U-I partnerships. Innovators are developing, testing, and improving new approaches, including:

  • valuable programming for companies located in a university’s research park,
  • industry and university entrepreneurial engagement mechanisms, and
  • new academic resource structures that improve collaboration and drive holistic relationships.

UIDP Penn State will examine exemplary engagement models and showcase leading-edge approaches to enhancing University-Industry collaborations.

General Interest Sessions
Sessions will be grouped in areas such as:

  • Contracting
  • Compliance
  • Strategic Engagement
  • Workforce Matters

Project Sessions

Breakout Sessions
Interactive breakout sessions will address topics in:

  • Contracting
  • Partnership Management & Research Administration
  • Government Engagement & Economic Development
  • Workforce Development & Student Engagement



Logistics coming soon

Penn State University
State College, PA



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