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UCR Industry Relations

How Can We Help You Succeed?

The Office of Corporate Partnerships, housed within the Research and Economic Development (RED) office, provides a one-stop concierge services for businesses interested in tapping the potential of UCR’s cutting-edge research, market-ready technologies, world-renowned faculty, accomplished students, and state-of-the-art facilities.

As Inland Southern California’s only public research university, UCR consists of seven schools and colleges including our recently accredited School of Medicine and a new School of Public Policy. The campus contributes $1.4 billion per year to the state of California through research, teaching, employment, investment and community involvement.

Why UCR?

  • Recruiting — Find our graduating students seeking permanent employment opportunities or our continuing students looking for internships.
  • Corporate Sponsored Research and Development — Fast-track your R & D through partnerships with research groups and/or individual faculty on specialized projects tailored to your interests and needs.
  • Advanced Facilities & Equipment — UCR Research labs house advanced equipment from scanning electron microscopes to nuclear magnetic resonance. Arrangements can be made for your company to tap into these resources for a fee.
  • Philanthropic Investment — Support UCR programs educating the next generation of corporate leaders and receive recognition for supporting UCR.
  • Specialized Training — Invest in your staff to continually secure your organization’s place in the global market. UCR provides an array of certificate programs and specialized classes. We can design classes to meet your individual needs.
  • Services — UCR can assist your company in many ways including statistical analysis of data and teaching you to search for prior art in patents.

Research Funding Overview

In FY 2011-12, we attracted approximately $114 million in research funding, including 867 contracts and grants.

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Recognition Opportunities

UCR provides a variety of focused opportunities for your organization to gain visibility and build brand awareness with our extended campus community and industry partners. Through an active presence on campus, companies may enjoy increased exposure through enhanced interaction with our students and faculty, visibility in UCR’s online and printed publications, on-campus signage or through naming opportunities such as facilities, laboratories, endowed chairs and academic programs.

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