Corporate & Foundation Relations


Sponsored research

Strategic, cross-disciplinary research is at the heart of the University of Washington. As one of the top public-university recipients nationally in federal research dollars, the UW is committed to translating discovery into true public benefit. Supported by nearly 300 specialized research centers, our researchers, staff and students collaborate to discover next-generation solutions to today’s challenges. Companies can sponsor research projects at the UW and collaborate with our world-class scientists and engineers.

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Explore UW technologies and innovations to start a new venture, product or service. Our CoMotion office handles licensing of UW technologies and has helped create more than 260 companies in Washington state and beyond.

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Affiliate programs

Interact, collaborate, network and exchange ideas with UW 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.

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