Business, Nonprofit & Government Resources

Working with strategic partners and drawing on a long history of serving Maryland's state agencies, we focus on improving the quality of life and the economic vitality of the state and its citizens.

The Division of Innovation and Applied Research serves as a point of entry for businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and community members interested in collaborating with the University. Formed in 2004, the Division includes a team of 70 expert researchers, technologists, and outreach professionals who, drawing upon their diverse strengths, experience, and unique approaches to problem-solving, create customized solutions that are focused on solving the critical issues facing Maryland's workforce and economy. We focus on four primary areas: