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

Contact Enterprise & Innovation (0321)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-4421

Fax (775) 327-2248

Ross Hall, 106