UIDP is a project-oriented organization where our members identify issues impacting university-industry (U-I) relations and opportunities to develop new approaches to working together. UIDP has been helping improve the quality of U-I partnerships for more than a decade.
UIDP provides members – including some of the world's finest companies and research universities – with an opportunity to increase the success of U-I collaborations and research projects.
The UIDP team includes some of North America's leading experts on U-I partnerships and collaboration.
The UIDP board includes representatives from some of the world's finest industrial companies and research universities.
Organizations can increase their visibility within the UIDP community by sponsoring UIDP meetings, regional events, workshops and other educational programming.
As part of its activities in support of UIDP members and for the betterment of the general academic, corporate, government, and non-profit sectors, UIDP regularly offers webinars on topical areas of interest.
UIDP Project Process
UIDP’s Project Process—from first-mention of an idea to the creation of the product outcomes of every project—creates a unique environment where companies and universities come together as equal parties to solve a shared challenge.