More Knowledge Exchange Opportunities for UIDP Members

It’s no secret that one of the key benefits of participation with UIDP is the wealth of information the partnership offers. Members’ have long used UIDP’s semi-annual conferences, projects, webinars, and workshops to exchange knowledge. Now, there are even more opportunities for members to share and collaborate as a community! We’ve added myUIDP, a members’ online community […]


UIDP Industry Representatives Interviewed in New Article

Best practice? Nine companies talk about their different approaches to productive academic-industry research collaborations At UIDP27, UIDP member representative Noelle Gracy (Elsevier) interviewed nine industry representatives to learn what works in choosing and executing academic collaborations. The resulting article identifies a commonality across various sectors: industry partners must have a strategic approach to co-create with […]


Explaining UIDP Membership to your colleagues just got easier. Try This!

Our members have been asking us for a better way to explain the UIDP to their colleagues and connect them to UIDP resources relevant to the work they do daily. We’ve put together quick ways you can use to explain the UIDP with content you can customize or copy, paste and send. Explain the UIDP in […]


Request For Proposals

The UIDP is a recognized leader in addressing issues impacting academic-corporate collaboration, providing a unique forum for our member representatives to find better ways to partner.  We are a project-oriented organization, meaning our member representatives identify issues impacting university-industry (U-I) relations. Together, we find practical solutions to shared challenges impeding success, irrespective of who we are […]


UIDP27 Conference Report Now Available!

This September, UIDP welcomed member representatives and other guests to our fall conference, UIDP27, hosted by Northwestern University, in partnership with The University of Chicago and The University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, IL. This was the largest UIDP conference to date, with more than 350 attendees (including more than 50 for their first […]


Video: The NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center Webinar Series

Watch our video about the National Science Foundation’s IUCRC Program. Then sign up for the NSF IUCRC Webinar Series and learn about several IUCRCs located across the country. These Centers are supporting innovative research projects that impact YOUR future. The NSF IUCRC Centers Webinar Series is hosted by Iowa State and UIDP. The NSF IUCRC […]


Use myUIDP to get more out of UIDP Events

It is no secret that engaged members get more value out of UIDP Conferences. Members can instantly become more engaged using new tools on myUIDP – an online community and member directory Access myUIDP in the Members-Only Resource Center and login with the following credentials: Username: your professional email address Password: password1 (no capital letters or spaces) Set yourself […]


Use Connection Tools on myUIDP

Engaging with other members just got easier using connection tools on myUIDP- a member directory and online community platform. Login to myUIDP using the following credentials: Username: Your professional email address Password: password1 (no capital letters or spaces) Use these screen shots as a guide to find other members and send them a personal message on myUIDP. […]


An NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center Webinar: Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST)

The Internet of Things. The MIST Center is an early-stage NSF IUCRC collaborating with industry on next-generation smart systems. They bring key expertise in each of its five thrust areas that enable innovative Internet of Things applications. Did you know that the number of IoT devices increased 31% year-over-year to 8.4 billion in 2017, and […]


Building Relationships Within the Partnership

If you participate in our partnership’s activities, you quickly understand that the UIDP bond between university and company members is truly unique. This atmosphere is essential for breaking down collaboration barriers, sharing best practices and creating partnerships. To enhance opportunities for members to connect, we have added new tools to the members-only resource center. Use […]