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 […]


LG Chem Global Innovation Contest

LG Chem will hold a Global Innovation Contest (GIC) for leading universities and research institutions around the world. This is the first time that a Korean chemical company is conducting technology contests for the entire world. From June 18th to September 30th, 2018, LG Chem will accept innovative technology ideas in five business areas: Energy, […]


NSF IUCRC Webinar Series

Hosted by Iowa State and UIDP   Wednesdays, July 25th, 2018 – May, 2019 • 1 – 2 PM ET Iowa State University (ISU) and UIDP are hosting a new webinar series supported by The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Industry University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) Program. During each webinar session, leading researchers from the various […]


What makes a good collaborative partnership at the U-I interface?

UIDP releases two new partnership videos in which member reps share how their strategic partnerships began and continue to flourish today At UIDP26 in April, we took the opportunity to sit down with a few member reps to discuss two real-life U-I engagements in action: how they began, what they look like today, and how […]


NSF GOALI Webinar Recording Available!

On Wednesday May 30th, the UIDP hosted a webinar about the NSF’s GOALI (Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry) Program. The recording and slide deck are now available!   Learn how the GOALI Program is a powerful vehicle to initiate academic-industry collaboration in any field in science and engineering supported by NSF. Prakash Balan, Program Director with the NSF, […]


Access the University-Industry Engagement Advisor Today!

UIDP provides members resources to stay at the forefront of the U-I Interface. You may have heard of the University-Industry Engagement Advisor, published by 2Market Information offering practical news about topics involving: high-level strategies and best practices involving contracts U-I negotiation deals university relationships with corporate sponsors intellectual property compliance practices and more. What you may […]


UIDP Webinar: National Science Foundation’s GOALI Program

Join us next Wednesday, May 30th from 2-3pm ET and Learn about the NSF’s Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) Program. The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to improve the nation’s capacity for economic growth and societal impact by providing powerful catalysts for industrial partnerships and collaborations with academia. GOALI (Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry) […]