Industry Collaborations

The Industry Collaborations team identifies, supports, and stewards corporate research and development partnerships across Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Focusing on Life Sciences and Physical Sciences, our team cultivates collaborative research partnerships in a variety of industries.

Under the leadership of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation, the Industry Collaborations team works closely with the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Sponsored Programs Administration to build relationships with industry partners across Vanderbilt’s research competencies.  From automotive to pharmaceuticals to defense tech, our focus is to grow our industry-sponsored research portfolio with partners who seek to further develop and commercialize Vanderbilt technologies. 

Develops strategic industry partnerships, builds and maintains corporate relationships, and facilitates strategic alliances.

Assists in initiating and managing sponsored research projects and programs.

Works with local, regional, and national partners and organizations to develop and support a robust innovation ecosystem.

Coordinates and manages industry awards and programs.

Meet the Industry Callaboration team.

Identifies, supports and stewards corporate research partnerships.