For Industry

Enterprise & Innovation for the University of Nevada, Reno and the Desert Research Institute engages with industry in an effort to enhance technology transfer, economic development, and the relationship between the University and the local, national, and international business communities.

Read an overview of the University’s IP ownership policy.

Pairing Researchers with Industry

We will assist businesses with finding University researchers who can engage in sponsored or contract research to advance industry research and development.

Nevada Center for Applied Research (NCAR)

Proteomics Lab EquipmentNCAR provides industries with a central and public access point to utilize the broad range of technical services, intellectual capital, testing and research capabilities, advanced tools and methodologies available at NCAR’s Shared Research Facilities that otherwise would be cost-prohibitive for startups and not cost-effective for established companies.

Nevada Industry Excellence (NVIE)

Chemical and Materials Engineering ResearchersNVIE serves as the statewide manufacturing extension partnership and works to make Nevada businesses become more successful by providing programs and resources to improve processes, efficiencies, and productivity.

University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center – Powered by Switch

Innevation Center 3D LabWith makerspace, conference rooms, special events, co-working, and networking opportunities, The Innevation Center is a collaborative space designed to create, stimulate, and accelerate the growth of the regional knowledge-driven economy.