Conducting Research & Research Collaboration
We have made it easier than ever for businesses to sponsor University research and gain immediate access to the intellectual property that arises.
Explore the Minnesota Innovation Partnerships (MN-IP) program, which reduces the risk and cost associated with sponsoring and licensing University-developed technology.
Learn more about corporate sponsorship of research at the U of M.
Sharing research materials and data can fuel new discoveries. Learn about the several types of legal agreements collaborators use to share resources and information.
University researchers have a history of producing meaningful research that translates to direct, real-world benefits.
Visit the Office for Technology Commercialization to discover the latest U of M technologies available for licensing.
Give to the U
The University of Minnesota Foundation advances the University's mission of teaching, research, and outreach to the community by raising and managing private dollars for scholarships, world-class faculty, leading-edge research, new facilities, and academic programs.
The research funding ecosystem relies on the support of corporations, alumni, and friends.