Sponsor Research

AsphaltcompactorThe University of Rhode Island offers a wide range of opportunities for industry partners to conduct research or work with URI faculty and students to further their business objectives. ¬†Whether it is through¬†student capstone design projects, where students help companies to solve real-world problems, or through the Office of Sponsored Projects, where companies can work with faculty experts to enhance their business, the BEC can help you to access URI’s research expertise in a variety of areas and disciplines.

Contact us to learn more about how your organization can partner with the University.


Learn about how URI faculty and students have supported companies through research:

URI engineering students develop device to improve pothole patching

Mechanical engineering students win first place in national FAA competition

Designing the Future


Additional Resources

Start-ups and entrepreneurs can also access research opportunities through the URI Start-Up Program/Accelerator/Resource Center (SPARC).

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