Research Partnerships

Our team seeks to connect the most innovative corporations with world class research and ideas that will invoke change. The UofM is one of 2 research-intensive public universities in Tennessee. Our focus is on the future. Learn how you can be a part of that. The UofM fosters a climate where collaboration with industry flourishes, creating breakthrough discoveries that help to advance industry and expand opportunities for continuous innovation.

Division of Research and Innovation

The Division of Research and Innovation is at the heart of the exciting innovations, cutting edge research, and academic excellence produced at the UofM. We can assist you with expanding your research and development capacity, building your workforce resources in critical areas, investigating a new technology or market trend, or looking for bespoke professional development for your teams. The opportunities for collaboration with the UofM are multifaceted. Learn more about the Division of Research and Innovation >

FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT)

FIT is the home for applied innovation at the UofM. It represents a unique partnership among Fortune 500 companies. Memphis is building a wave of applied research coupled and situating the UofM as a strategic solution for advanced technology workforce solutions. Learn more about FIT >

Office of Technology Transfer

The Office of Technology Transfer is responsible for transferring scientific findings from one organization to another for further development and commercialization. They assist with filing patents, invention disclosures, and licensing of University IP. Learn more about the Office of Technology Transfer >