Friday, September 4, 2020

The Office of the Vice President for Research has secured institutional access to UIDPConnect 2020, which will offer an array of programming from Sept. 21-25 to help research faculty and staff develop and enhance partnerships with industry.

UIDPConnect 2020 will include online sessions applicable to colleagues across a range of roles, from research leadership to contracting and sponsored research, IP and technology commercialization, economic development, workforce and talent development and more.

Panels, keynotes, and short talks will offer practical insight into new and improved models of engagement and leading-edge approaches to enhancing collaborations. Virtual breakouts will introduce specific, real-world concepts within new formats to interact with small groups and elevate your networking experience.

With institutional access, anyone with an email address will be able to register for access to all sessions at no cost, including the UIDP Academy Workshop, Corporate Engagement Centers – Internal Models of Organization. However, individual registration is required in order to participate.

To register, click here and enter the voucher code: ALLACCESS2020.

UIDP tackles strategic and tactical challenges impacting the environment for research collaboration. As a solutions-oriented organization, its members identify issues impacting university-industry (U-I) relations and opportunities to develop new approaches to working together. More information about UIDP here.  

The Office of the Vice President for Research provides researchers, scholars and creative artists with resources, guidance, and inspiration to secure funding, collaborate, innovate, and forge frontiers of discovery that benefit everyone. More at, and on Twitter: @DaretoDiscover