Industry Collaboration

Collaborating with industry offers great opportunities for Clemson faculty and students. The Division of Research assists with negotiating research agreements with industry, identifying potential collaborators, and moving technologies from the research lab to the marketplace.

Click the appropriate office link below for assistance.


Only authorized Clemson signatory can sign on behalf of Clemson University. 

An agreement is mandatory to work with industry.

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Office of Industry Contracts

The Office of Industry Contracts is available to answer questions, review and negotiate contracts with private industry, and otherwise assist researchers in securing private funding support.

Negotiate sponsored research and research-related agreements with industry
Provide services to industry sponsors
Borrow equipment from companies

Request for Agreement Request Form

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Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides the appropriate review, negotiation and signature for non-disclosure, material transfer, and data use agreements with sponsors.

Execute confidentiality agreements
Send or receive materials from companies
Establish data-use agreements

Request for Agreement Request Form

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Clemson University Research Foundation

The Clemson University Research Foundation works to connect the University to external opportunities for research collaboration with the intent of creating a sustainable model for collaborative industry sponsored research feeding back into the university research enterprise.

Protect Intellectual Property
License technology for commercial use
Find industry collaborators
Receive funds to support technology commercialization

Request for CURF Intake Form