Industry Collaborations

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Stanford Engineering has a history of working with industry to solve real-world problems. Corporate relationships with Stanford Engineering give your business the opportunity to:

  • Get to know our world-class faculty and students
  • Get an early look at breakthrough technologies
  • Help define research directions
  • Solve specific research problems
  • Provide training to keep your team on the cutting edge
  • Add an extra spark of innovation to your company

Some common collaboration opportunities are listed below.

Affiliate Programs: Your Window into Stanford Engineering

Supported by corporate membership fees, affiliate programs provide an avenue for industry to contribute to and sustain research and teaching in areas of interest. Corporate membership in these programs provides access to research, meetings, symposia, students and researchers. 

Learn more about Stanford Engineering Affiliate Programs.

Gifts: Invest in the future

Last year more than 200 companies generously made donations to Stanford Engineering.  Companies may endow graduate fellowships and professorships, offer scholarship support to students, provide support to student groups, name spaces on campus, give to diversity initiatives or donate funds and equipment to labs, departments and courses. 

Sponsored Research: Creatively address business challenges

Companies that sponsor research at Stanford Engineering gain the opportunity to take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities and labs or put the school's world-class faculty, researchers and students to work on a problem. Hundreds of companies have partnered in sponsored research projects that tap Stanford Engineering’s sponsored research opportunities, and the resulting work not only benefits the affiliated companies but fulfills the university’s mission to advance knowledge. 

For more information

Mauricio Valencia
Director of Corporate Relations

Jeff Gordon
Associate Director of Corporate Relations