UIDP 1-Minute Survey | Understanding Different Levels of Partnership
Terminology and nomenclature help define relationships. For this survey, we set out five different partnership levels, from the newest or most surface-level to the deepest, most advanced type. We asked respondents to provide the label or key word their organization would associate with the given level of engagement. For the purpose of these descriptions, “deal” […]READ MORE
Where Are You on the Partnership Continuum?
When a UIDP working group started to work on defining university-industry (U-I) partnerships, it came to the realization that U-I partnerships mean many different things to many different people. In order to clarify discussions about partnerships, the working group classified U-I partnerships into many different categories, including student-oriented engagement, access to resources, involvement with researchers, […]READ MORE
Done with Dating: Committing to Strategic U-I Partnerships
The context for university-industry (U-I) collaboration is changing. Both universities and companies are evaluating their existing research relationships to identify those with the most potential to develop into longer-term strategic U-I partnerships. Many U-I collaborations are like dating: you decide to partner short-term to see what each other is like. You do some cool things […]READ MORE