Office of Enterprise & Innovation

Creating Bridges Between Academia and Industry to Improve Lives

Innevation Center Collaboration Room

Enterprise & Innovation facilitates the creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University. We are a service-oriented organization striving to:

  • Protect intellectual property, support licensing, provide business management assistance, and enable commercialization of the innovations produced via the research activities of faculty and students
  • Create partnerships with companies that will develop research discoveries into products for the public benefit
  • Promote regional economic development through strategic partnerships with the University and the private sector

Pillars of Enterprise & Innovation

Technology Transfer

Protecting research discoveries and building partnerships that will bring ideas from academia to the marketplace as products and services.

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Designed to empower Nevada’s next generation of economic leaders and home to industry-forward initiatives including NAASIC, NCAR and NVIE.

Nevada Center for Applied Research

Providing industries with a central and public access point to utilize University assets, NCAR acts as a one-stop-shop for applied research.

Nevada Industry Excellence

Working with Nevada companies to strengthen their global competitiveness by assisting with new, advanced technologies, techniques and best business practices.

Contact Us

Enterprise & Innovation (0321)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557


Phone (775) 784-4421

Fax (775) 327-2248

Ross Hall, 106