Industry Portal

Downtown Reno

University CollaborationUniversity Expertise GuideContracts & FundingExtension & Outreach PartnershipsEconomic Development & EntrepreneurshipInnovation Space


University Collaboration

  • Technology Transfer OfficeLicense University IP and team-up with University researchers.
    Ryan Heck, TTO Director and Patent Counsel
    rheck@unr.edu · (775) 784-8228
  • University External RelationsPartner with the University, get assistance identifying University expertise to support your business needs, find incubator space for your spinout company, and work with regional and state economic development authorities.
    Heidi Gansert, Executive Director, External Relations
    hgansert@unr.edu · (775) 784-4778
  • Vendor registrationRegister as a vendor to do business with the University.
    Business Center North
    bcn-nshe.org/contact

University Expertise Guide


Contracts & Funding


Extension & Outreach Partnerships

  • Nevada Industry ExcellenceGet assistance in the manufacturing, construction and mining sectors to grow your business through new markets and products, improve processes and increase your efficiency and productivity.
    Sandy Haslem, NVIE Director
    shaslem@nevadaie.com · (775) 784-1935
  • University of Nevada Cooperative ExtensionFind community education programs in the areas of agriculture, families, community development, health and nutrition, horticulture, and natural resources.
    UNCE
    unce.unr.edu/contact · (775) 784-7070
  • Extended StudiesIdentify resources for continuing education and professional development at the University of Nevada, Reno.
    Extended Studies
    (775) 784-4046

Economic Development & Entrepreneurship


Innovation Space

  • Nevada Innovation CenterThe upcoming face of the University in downtown Reno, and proposed home to an autonomous systems center, this space will promote innovation and bring together entrepreneurs, investors and industry in collaboration with the University to serve the community and facilitate business development.
  • Redfield CampusA hub for community collaboration and University public and private sector partnerships.
    Redfield Campus
    rcrooms@unr.edu · (775) 682-6400
  • DeLaMare Library, DLM: Discover.Learn.Make.Innovation space where students and industry can network and interact in a supportive environment that provides technology, tools and resources to learn, build and share ideas.
    Tod Colegrove, Head of DeLaMare Library
    pcolegrove@unr.edu · (775) 682-5644

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