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Research Development Series: Engaging with Industry to Develop Partnerships

In today’s rapidly evolving and interconnected world, the collaboration between researchers and industry is increasingly valuable for driving innovation, maximizing the impact of research, and solving real-world problems. This Research Development Series seminar is designed to provide new and experienced faculty with strategies and best practices to establish successful industry partnerships. Members of Virginia Tech’s LINK+LICENSE+LAUNCH will provide an overview of the resources available to support researchers from discovery to market. Additionally, Virginia Tech faculty will share examples of successful industry collaborations and lessons learned. 

This seminar is offered both in-person and virtually. 


Research Development Series: Engaging with Industry to Develop Partnerships

Sept. 28 | 1 - 2:30 p.m.

North End Center, Room 2420

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Robyn Smyth at 540-231-1602 or during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.


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Randy Heflin

Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation  


Brandy Salmon

Associate Vice President for Innovation and Partnerships

Mark Mondry

Director of LAUNCH

Brad Fravel

Executive Director, LINK

Grant Brewer

Executive Director, LICENSE

About this series 

In January 2021, the Office of Research and Innovation launched its Research Development Series to help faculty in their journey to increase the scope and impact of their research, creativity, and innovation portfolio. With events focused on different facets of sponsored research, from sponsor-specific perspectives to how to work with partners, this series is intended to answer researchers' biggest questions and enlighten scholars at every step in their career.

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