About Us

Welcome to UI Collab!

Our consulting firm grew out of a consistent demand for services from the membership of UIDP, a global leader in defining and supporting best practices/strategies for university- industry partnerships.

At UI Collab, our select team of experts have deep experience from years of service at leading universities and companies, giving us a distinct competitive advantage. Whether you represent a company seeking to expand academic partnerships, a university aiming to build corporate partnerships, or a government or nonprofit agency seeking to bolster its multisector strategy, UI Collab consultants have been there. They not only possess the experience necessary to find the right solution for your partnerships, they also have a genuine passion for identifying and sharing best practices.

UI Practice Areas​

Our Range of Services​

Strategic Solutions

Our consultants assist clients in tackling strategic and tactical challenges impacting the environment for university-industry partnerships. We work with you to create a roadmap that balances your aspirations with practical implementation plans, tailored to the needs of your institution.

Program Evaluation

In the dynamic landscape of university-industry partnerships, we evaluate internal processes, structures, resources, stakeholders, and outcomes. Our benchmarking services provide valuable insights through survey instruments and result interpretation.

Executive Education and Capacity Building

We offer professional development and training programs for your leaders and entire staff. These programs can be integrated into strategic or evaluation projects, or offered as a stand-alone service. From educating R&D leaders in industry, to training up a university team on corporate engagement best practices – our skilled consultants will tailor a program to your needs. We also offer temporary executive support – bring in one of our experts to launch a new office or provide expertise during a transition.

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