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4/9/24

Funding Frameworks: Understanding Grants, Gifts, and Contracts in Cross-Sector Collaborations

April 9, 2024—Innovation needs brilliant minds and groundbreaking ideas to blossom, but it also needs the dollars to translate those ideas into useful technologies, products, and services. In university-industry partnerships, […]

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4/3/24

Benefits and Challenges in Cross-Sector Collaborations: Lessons from the UIDP Researcher Guidebook

April 3, 2024—Professionals in university-industry partnerships are aware of the potential challenges and benefits of these important collaborations. Partners bring access to resources, expertise, and talent, while misalignment around IP, […]

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3/26/24

Eyes on the Prize: How Competitions Foster Collaborations and Creativity

March 26, 2024—Motivating innovation can be elusive, but innovation prize challenges are a proven path to generate excitement and inspire breakthroughs. With a defined finish line and a healthy dose […]

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3/19/24

Researcher Guidebook: Aligning Expectations for U-I Collaborations

March 19, 2024—When researchers in universities and companies team up, magic can happen. Each player brings different strengths, resources, and motivations to the project, and ensuring these expectations are aligned […]

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3/12/24

Funding Fuel: How Family Offices Invest in Innovation

March 12, 2024—Investment in innovation is an ever-changing landscape, but a new player has made a big impression in recent years: the family office. Traditionally, these private wealth management firms […]

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3/4/24

Unifying Efforts: Key Findings from the NSF Industry Partnerships Summit

March 5, 2024—How can government agencies expand research collaboration with industry? Answering that question was the impetus behind a groundbreaking meeting in April 2023, when UIDP convened over 60 science […]

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2/27/24

Redefining Academic Success: PTIE’s Mission for Modern Promotion and Tenure

Feb. 27, 2024—Promotion and tenure (P&T) are key elements in academic career paths, providing recognition for achievements, job security, and stability. However, the criteria for evaluating faculty for P&T has […]

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2/20/24

From Idea to Innovation: The Power of Applied Research Institutes

Feb. 20, 2024—Although most academic research remains discovery-based, applied research to create practical applications, technologies, and solutions is on the rise. Applied research institutes–organizations dedicated to translational, transformational research projects–offer […]

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2/13/24

Evolving Ambitions: Shifting Career Paths for Postdocs in Industry and Academia

Feb. 13, 2024—New doctoral degree holders are the future of the research landscape in the United States and worldwide, and where they choose to build their careers has a widespread […]

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2/5/24

Fueling the Future: Assessing and Advancing Innovation Ecosystems

Feb. 6, 2024—Building and strengthening innovation ecosystems is a hot topic in the world of cross-sector research partnerships. Large-scale funding opportunities in the United States and beyond have generated hundreds […]

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