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Corporate Relations at UMBC


UMBC researchers are encouraged to form collaborations with companies. These collaborations enhance faculty research, expand opportunities for students, and promote economic development in the state.

There are many ways to collaborate with UMBC, such as:
1. sponsoring a research project with a faculty member or group of faculty through the Office of Sponsored Programs;

2. licensing university-owned IP through the Office of Technology Development; or

3. donating a gift to support research conducted by specific UMBC faculty, departments, colleges or research centers.

If you are interested in forming a research collaboration with UMBC, please contact Caroline Baker, Assistant Vice President for Careers & Corporate Partnerships, at 410-455-8171 or or Dr. Don Engel, Assistant Vice President for Research, at 410-455-2837 or

It may also be helpful to browse UMBC's Research site to learn more about current research activities at UMBC.

Some of the most active research centers at UMBC, include: