Innovation Gateway

Welcome to Innovation Gateway

Your resource for industrial research partnership opportunities.

Quickly Find Industry Partners and Funding

Innovation Gateway is designed to connect PSU researchers to the technical challenges and needs of industry.

First, we capture your research interests and expertise. Then, we match you with relevant industry opportunities. In the end, our goal is to help you obtain funding to commercialize your ideas.

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Dr. Eric Barron President, Penn State University

Penn State, Imerys announce research collaboration to develop new technologies

Penn State and Imerys, a global leader in mineral-based industrial solutions, celebrated the signing of a five-year Master Sponsored Research Agreement.

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Penn State, RJ Lee Group announce new collaboration

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State and RJ Lee Group signed a memorandum of understanding Aug. 17 at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center to expand and strengthen their long-term collaboration in areas that have historically included materials and transportation.

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Volvo honored as Penn State’s Corporate Partner of the Year

The Pennsylvania State University honor Volvo Group as its Corporate Partner of the Year. This award recognizes Volvo as a corporation that has demonstrated extraordinary generosity in promotion and support of Penn State and consistency of…

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Penn State signs new Master Research contract with Lockheed Martin

Keoki Jackson, Chief Technology Officer for Lockheed Martin, looks on as Penn State Vice President for Research Neil Sharkey signs the Master Research Agreement, creating a new partnership with the global security and aerospace company.

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Volvo partnership pays off in SuperTruck collaborative effort

Five years of effort by a partnership of international corporations and universities organized by Volvo have led to the Volvo SuperTruck, a vehicle that achieved an 88 percent improvement in overall efficiency. Penn State engineers were part of this SuperTruck team, and focused on advanced…

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Morgan Advanced Materials partners with Penn State to establish R&D facility

Company to occupy new building at Innovation Park at Penn State, hire high-level researchers for first U.S.-based center of excellence Penn State Vice President of Research Neil Sharkey discusses the newly announced partnership with U.K.-based Morgan Advanced Materials at a pres…

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Volvo Group Signs Academic Preferred Partner Agreement with Penn State

Volvo Group North America recently signed an Academic Preferred Partner agreement with Penn State. Pictured from left to right: Dr. Robert Orndorff, senior director, Penn State Career Services; Dr. Neil Sharkey, vice president for research, Penn State; Dr. Eric Barron, president, P…

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Penn State partners with Alstom to establish Microgrid Center of Excellence

Penn State has signed a memorandum of understanding with Alstom, a leader in smart grid and innovative utility solutions, to establish a global center of excellence for microgrids at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. This center, the first of its kind, will help advance the developmen…

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