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Corporate & Foundation Relations

Affiliate programs

Interact, collaborate, network and exchange ideas with University of Washington researchers, faculty and students through UW affiliate programs. The UW hosts a number of industry affiliate programs across a variety of disciplines. These programs offer opportunities for companies to learn about the latest UW research, interact with faculty and students, and network with industry colleagues. Members enjoy access to resources that foster meaningful long-term engagement. Contact our team if you’d like to learn more.

Benefits to affiliate program participants include:

  • Staying abreast of UW research
  • Building relationships with faculty, and hiring faculty as consultants
  • Discovering opportunities to collaborate or to sponsor research
  • Gaining access to research facilities
  • Licensing IP
  • Hiring students
  • Networking with other companies

Affiliate programs