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Tag Archives: UIEA

6/20/22

In talent development offerings, seek industry input early and often

Excerpted from the June 2022 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. “Knowing the customer” is never more important, say industry engagement executives, than when you’re seeking to enhance your talent pipeline. Whether it be in the structuring of internship or co-op programs, enhancing curriculum, or planning special events, […]

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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
12/15/21

Experts offer guidance for navigating the choppy waters of data use agreements

Excerpted from the December 2021 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. “Data’s a big deal; the issues are constantly changing,” said Elaine L. Brock, JD, MHSA, president and senior partner in Contracts, Compliance, and Conflict of Interest Authority LLC (C3Authority), addressing participants in the recent “Data Use Agreements” […]

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11/10/21

MagCorp creates “Shared IP Model” to help simplify partnership structure

Excerpted from the November 2021 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. Magnetics Corporation (MagCorp), a new company co-founded by alumni of Florida State University, has established what it asserts is a unique model for university-industry partnership, highlighted by a “Shared IP Model” that pre-designates the division of IP […]

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6/18/21

Partnerships with HBCUs growing, but industry says more can be done

Excerpted from the June 2021 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. Every week lately it seems there are new announcements of industry partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. And judging from panelists’ comments during a session at UIDPVirtual 2021, industry interest in HBCU collaborations is only growing. […]

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5/13/21

Metrics can play a significant role when evaluating success of partnerships

Excerpted from the May 2021 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor. UIDP members can view the entire issue here. Can you “measure” the success of your U-I partnership? To a degree, you certainly can, say the experts. Universities and their industry partners employ a variety of metrics to help determine the strength of existing relationships and […]

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