We provide partners the opportunity to study problems broadly, through multi-team classes, or deeply, through concentrated work in our labs, lead by interdisciplinary faculty and graduate students.

Value to Partners

+ A diverse range of solutions to problems.

+ Fresh perspectives and points of view.

+ A pipeline to talent from a well-educated student population.

Value to Students

+ “Real world” experiences, working on projects with partners in an interdisciplinary process.

+ Connections with partners for job opportunities.

+ Class credit or employment.

Value to UIC

+ We generate revenue with a new and different model.

+ We attract and retain students and faculty.

+ We build relationships with corporate partners across the university.

+ We place our students into internships and roles with our partners.