As a top-25 public institution, Clemson University will leverage public/private partnerships to offer our students purposeful educational experiences, innovate and translate new technologies into the emerging global market and provide the talent pipeline in support of workforce development for industry in our state. The Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives is working to strategically grow Clemson University’s targeted corporate and government partners that will launch new education opportunities, foster strategic initiatives, grow public/private research programs and expand support to industries.
ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University
X-Rite Pantone donations support Clemson’s Sonoco Institute and graphic communications department
Erwin Center advancing diversity through Summer Scholars branding camp
Avtec, Clemson alumnus make generous contribution to aid incident command center
The Clemson innovation campuses and centers associated with economic development provide coordinated teaching, research and community engagement programs that are aligned with key strategic industry clusters for South Carolina. These campuses and centers also provide specialized facilities and services that create an synergistic environment where Clemson's faculty, staff and students can interact with researchers from our private-industry partners to create new knowledge and new ways of using knowledge. Research is also conducted at the Public Service Activities' five Research and Education Centers (REC) strategically located in the state's distinct soil and climate regions.
PSA Research and Education Centers
Centers and Institutes
Several independent labs, centers and institutes engage faculty and students from across the university. Academic departments sponsor numerous other research labs.