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Office of Industry Contracts


Numerous resources are available to support Clemson University researchers with industry collaboration.


Forms and Templates

Clemson researchers working with industry may not know where to begin when drafting a Statement of Work (SoW) for an industry sponsored project, or even deciding whether their activity is a sponsored project.  The forms and templates found here can assist you with determining whether the activity you are performing is a sponsored project or purchased services and provide guidance for drafting an SoW.  If there are any questions regarding an SoW or classification of your activities, please contact the Office of Industry Contracts at or 864-656-3989.


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Industry R-Initiatives

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University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP)

UIDP, a membership-based organization of academic institutions and industry representatives, offers numerous educational materials and organizes webinars and conferences designed to support industry-university collaboration. Because Clemson is an institutional member, Clemson researchers can register at with a Clemson email address to access workshops, seminars, articles, power point presentations, project reports, videos and other resources. Visit the website.

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Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF)

CURF works to connect Clemson researchers to external opportunities for research collaboration, introduces researchers to potential industry collaborators, markets innovation, supports research with grant funding, and facilitates technology transfer, among other services. Visit the website.

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Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

The Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives at Clemson University works with corporate and government partners to launch new educational opportunities, foster public-private collaboration, and advance research programs to create meaningful outcomes for students, faculty, and corporations. Visit the website.

Office of Industry Contracts
Office of Industry Contracts | 230 Kappa Street Suite 200