Who we are
The Nevada Center for Applied Research is an applied research and development technology center. We serve to enhance the global competitiveness of Nevada industry by leveraging the physical assets and intellectual expertise at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Our mission is to create professional, flexible, sustainable, market-responsive technology and innovation services that stimulate regional, innovation-based economic development by aligning the needs of industry, startup companies, researchers, students and entrepreneurs with resources at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The center is a part of the University’s Innovation Ecosystem within Enterprise & Innovation. The concept is founded through the Knowledge Fund, which is supported by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and embraced and championed by the City of Reno.