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9/9/22

In midst of high turnover, metrics and clear procedures for continuity help stay the course

Excerpted from the September 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. With the advent of the ‘Great Resignation’ — from which, of course, industry partnership offices are not immune — corporate engagement leaders are more focused than ever on what it takes to get members of their teams […]

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8/10/22

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 […]

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8/9/22

UIDP Request for Information: HBCU President Perspectives eMagazine

To receive full consideration, email proposal to info@uidp.net 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 […]

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8/9/22

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 […]

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8/5/22

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
7/25/22

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. […]

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7/15/22

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 […]

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6/20/22

In talent development offerings, seek industry input early and often

Excerpted from the June 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. “Knowing the customer” is never more important, say industry engagement executives, than when you’re seeking to enhance your talent pipeline. Whether it be in the structuring of internship or co-op programs, enhancing curriculum, or planning special events, […]

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5/12/22

Inking a co-location deal is just the beginning: Now it’s time to keep promises

Excerpted from the May 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. Convincing a key industry partner to locate on campus is a big deal — but then what? How will you prepare to welcome your partner into the campus community? What are the keys to optimizing the benefits […]

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5/12/22

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 […]

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