Explaining UIDP Membership to your colleagues just got easier. Try This!

Our members have been asking us for a better way to explain the UIDP to their colleagues and connect them to UIDP resources relevant to the work they do daily.

We’ve put together quick ways you can use to explain the UIDP with content you can customize or copy, paste and send.

Explain the UIDP in three questions. Just Copy, Paste, and Send!

Who is the UIDP?

Copy this quick statement or send them a full PDF about the UIDP.

The UIDP is a project-oriented organization where our members – including some of the world’s finest companies and research universities –  identify issues impacting university-industry (U-I) relations and opportunities to develop new approaches to working together. 

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Copyright & Disclaimer for Publicly Available Materials

UIDP materials, which include publications, webinars, videos, and presentations, reflect an amalgamation of the experiences and knowledge of those who participate in UIDP activities. The views and opinions expressed in UIDP materials do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any individual organization or the UIDP. At no time should any UIDP materials be used as a replacement for an individual organization’s policy, procedures, or legal counsel. UIDP is not a lobbying organization, and UIDP materials are not intended to be used to influence government decisions.

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of UIDP.

Additional written permission may be granted to members, nonmembers, and/or participants in certain UIDP events. Additional permissions can be found in the UIDP materials to which they pertain.

For permission requests, write to UIDP at: 6156 St. Andrews Rd., Suite 207, Columbia, SC 29212.

Copyright © 2016 by University Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP)

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What’s in it for them?

We’ve broken down why people participate by job function – copy what you need or direct them to the full page.

  • Contracting and Sponsored Research
  • Corporate/Academic Foundation Relations
  • Economic Development
  • IP and Technology Commercialization
  • Research Leadership
  • Scientists/Researcher
  • Workforce Development

How do they get involved?

Share this link: that explains how to register as a member representative and provides tips to immediately begin engaging.

YOU are the best tool to extract more value for your organization and add more knowledge to the partnership by connecting your colleagues in different departments to the UIDP.

We look forward to helping you and your colleagues take your relationships to the next level of collaboration.