Office of Industrial Partnerships

The Office of Industrial Partnerships (OIP) fosters strategic relationships with industry partners and supports Penn State’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, accelerating the pace at which technologies move from discovery to implementation and delivering new-found value & differentiation to industry and economic impact to Pennsylvania and beyond.  The OIP works closely with the other units within the Office of the Vice President for Research to coordinate sponsored research, technical matchmaking, technology licensing, contracting, research compliance and new venture formation.

With more than 500 active industry partners, Penn State has the experience and expertise to help with your company's next research project. Click here to learn more about OIP or connect with your concierge



Intellectual Property at Penn State

Tech transfer from research at Penn State generated $22.5 million in fiscal 2015. This is partly thanks to the university's reworked approach to intellectual property, which makes it easier than ever for researchers to work with outside companies to fast-track innovations. Click here to learn more about Penn State's approach to IP.