Welcome to Industry & Foundation Relations at CU Boulder.
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Whether your company is seeking an academic partner, new hires, employee education, and training, or cultivating new product ideas, we'll help you navigate our campus's vast array of resources to find the right partner—and establish the powerful connections that will spark new economic opportunities.
Industry & Foundation Relations at CU Boulder connects local, national, and international companies to the people, services, projects, and resources they need to support business growth and development.
Explore fundamental challenges in a technical area, identify solutions to real-world challenges or improve an existing technology with us.
Federal and state funding opportunities frequently encourage joint proposals from universities and industry. We work with commercial partners and other universities to develop competitive responses.
Sponsoring student projects gives you the opportunity to meet and mentor students in your company's field and evaluate them as potential employees. IP rights are generally assigned to the sponsoring company.
Establish your brand on campus. Our job posting system, on-campus interviewing and resume referral services can connect you with highly-qualified students and alumni.
Employ undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students (even outside their field of study) as they pursue their academic career. We can offer recruitment and management tips.
Whether you're interested in contracting an intern for a specified period of time, or looking to interact with potential employees and their faculty advisors, we'll manage the details.
Every year, CU Boulder students and faculty receive vital corporate and foundation support for scholarships, faculty research, event sponsorships and other critical areas.