What makes a good collaborative partnership at the U-I interface?

UIDP releases two new partnership videos in which member reps share how their strategic partnerships began and continue to flourish today At UIDP26 in April, we took the opportunity to sit down with a few member reps to discuss two real-life U-I engagements in action: how they began, what they look like today, and how […]


IUCRC Webinar Series Prep Call Recording Available!

On Monday, June 11th, UIDP hosted a preparation webinar about the NSF’s Industry–University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) Webinar Series. The recording and slide deck are now available! UIDP and Iowa State University planned a preparation webinar for the upcoming series. During the prep webinar we provided background information on the IUCRC Webinar Series and specific strategies […]


NSF GOALI Webinar Recording Available!

On Wednesday May 30th, the UIDP hosted a webinar about the NSF’s GOALI (Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry) Program. The recording and slide deck are now available!   Learn how the GOALI Program is a powerful vehicle to initiate academic-industry collaboration in any field in science and engineering supported by NSF. Prakash Balan, Program Director with the NSF, […]


Access the ISRM Newsletter Today!

The UIDP provides members resources to stay at the forefront of the U-I Interface. You may have heard of the Industry Sponsored Resource Management (ISRM) Newsletter, published by 2Market Information offering practical news about topics involving: high-level strategies and best practices involving contracts U-I negotiation deals university relationships with corporate sponsors intellectual property compliance practices […]


UIDP Webinar: National Science Foundation’s GOALI Program

Join us next Wednesday, May 30th from 2-3pm ET and Learn about the NSF’s Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) Program. The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to improve the nation’s capacity for economic growth and societal impact by providing powerful catalysts for industrial partnerships and collaborations with academia. GOALI (Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry) […]


UIDP26 Materials Now Available!

Members may log into UIDP’s Resource Center in our Members-Only area to access event presentations decks and the conference report.  In April, UIDP welcomed member representatives and other guests to our spring conference, UIDP26, hosted by Cisco Systems and Princeton University in San Jose, California. This was the largest UIDP conference to date, with more than […]


Job Postings June 2018

Member organizations are welcome to share relevant job postings within the UIDP community. We invite any UIDP member organization with open positions they wish to advertise to submit their job posting to We add opportunities as they are received so check back often.   Associate Director Corporate Contracts University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Reporting […]


Download the myUIDP Mobile App

Regardless of whether you’re an Android or Apple user, UIDP Members can unlock NEW tools by downloading the myUIDP mobile app. Download the myUIDP app – in 3 easy steps Step 1. Go to the app store on your mobile device and search, “SocialLink” Step 2. Download the app, at no cost Step 3. Login – […]


More ways to build your network in myUIDP

One of the things we hear from members repeatedly is how much they value the network they build through UIDP. The UIDP is adding new hardware to the membership toolkit on myUIDP, an online platform designed to help members build connections in more ways. The platform hasn’t officially launched yet but members’ can stay updated on […]


New Tagline for UIDP

Describing UIDP just got a whole lot easier with our new, four-word tagline. Last November, we undertook a process to develop a tagline for UIDP, to help us better describe what we do (read more about the drivers for this here). After much back-and-forth consultation with UIDP’s C-Comm (Communication Committee), the Board, and input from […]