The Division of Innovation and Applied Research is comprised of eight centers, offices, and institutes that are supported by 70 highly skilled researchers and technical staff members. We focus on being flexible, relevant, and integrated within the University and community to ensure that our collaborative solutions are focused on solving the critical issues facing Maryland’s workforce and economy. Our external client base includes federal agencies, state agencies, county and local governments, non-profit organizations, and private sector companies.
“Our economic development role allows us to bring together university resources and talents, educated students, faculty expertise, arts, culture, athletics, civic engagement and more to the community, thus weaving it into the fabric of the region and the state."
~Dyan Brasington Vice President, Innovation and Applied Research