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UIDPVirtual 2022

UIDPVirtual 2022 will feature an agenda packed with curated topics presented by an outstanding set of international thought leaders and academic and corporate practitioners in the research partnership space.

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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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4/15/22

To market more effectively to industry, go beyond the portal

Excerpted from the April 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. It wasn’t too long ago that website portals listing all the technologies and resources available at a research university represented a leading-edge marketing option for letting existing and potential industry partners know the opportunities available to them. […]

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3/18/22

As engagement offices seek new hires, emphasis on relationships brings shift and challenges

Excerpted from the March 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. Call it alliance management, a more strategic approach replacing a transactional one, or simply “holistic” corporate engagement — however you want to name the undeniable shift that has taken place in how universities approach their industry partnerships, […]

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2/11/22

Recruitment or alliance management? Engagement execs play balancing act

Excerpted from the February 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. Given the limited resources available at most corporate engagement offices, few managers have sufficient bandwidth to commit as much time, dollars, and staff as they’d like to both creating new industry partnerships and nurturing and expanding existing […]

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1/12/22

Industry-trained engagement managers overcome ‘cultural conflict’ with universities

Excerpted from the January 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. A clear trend has emerged in industry engagement offices, where leadership hiring is decidedly in the direction of those coming out of industry as opposed to academia. The new industry-groomed faces bring with them a natural question [...] READ MORE

UIDPConnect 2021

UIDPConnect 2021 will feature an agenda packed with curated topics presented by an outstanding set of international thought leaders and academic and corporate practitioners in the research partnership space.

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UIDPVirtual 2021

UIDPVirtual 2021 will feature an agenda packed with curated topics presented by an outstanding set of international thought leaders and academic and corporate practitioners in the research partnership space.

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9/15/20

UIDP-University of Pittsburgh Survey on Corporate Partnering Functions

In May 2020, the University of Pittsburgh asked UIDP to field a survey asking members how their industry partnering offices operate. Key findings of the survey were later published by the University of Pittsburgh and may be downloaded here. Among the report highlights: There were no meaningful differences between the responses of public and private […]

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8/31/20

UIDP 1-Minute Survey: How Does Your University “Do” Corporate Engagement?

The corporate engagement function can be structured within the greater organization in a variety of ways. This survey, prompted by a UIDP member organization, delved into how universities organize functions that commonly fall under the corporate engagement umbrella—how institutions “do” corporate engagement. Download the results. This topic is explored in depth in the UIDP member […]

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