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Innovation Partnership Building
Welcome to The Innovation Partnership Building at the UConn Tech Park, UConn’s premier center for cutting edge research and industry collaboration and innovation. The IPB provides an ecosystem that inspires great ideas, pushing the envelope for next generation solutions. Cross-disciplinary research teams develop novel approaches to critical real world problems in fields ranging from manufacturing to biomedical devices to cybersecurity.
The IPB strengthens Connecticut’s economic future by connecting leading industries with outstanding research facilities and fosters new, innovative partnerships with entrepreneurs and with companies of all sizes.
The IPB. A hot spot of technological assets and intellectual energy where exceptional innovation, collaboration and partnerships deliver the future.
The Innovation Partnership Building at UConn Tech Park is a high tech, state-of-the-art applied research facility that promotes expansion of industry partnerships and R&D and economic growth in the State of Connecticut. In our collaborations with small and large businesses alike, we leverage faculty expertise and unique high-tech instrumentation valued at over $45M. We invite you to partner with us.
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Our strategic partners have invested more than $80 million for research at the IPB.
Research & Technology Expertise
A Bold Step for the State of Connecticut
Invested in state-of-the-art research equipment
square feet with three floors
companies performing work relevant to IPB are within two hours' drive to UConn
tons of static force can be exerted by state of the art materials testing equipment housed in IPB
acres comprise North Campus where IPB is located
feet maximum depth of IPB foundation
funding from 10 major industries
million times magnification capability for world class microscope housed in IPB
Center: PW AMC
Gleeble 3500 with high-temperature mobile conversion unit and HydraWedge mobile conversion unit
Titan Thesis ACEM
Single atom resolution imaging and elemental analysis
3D Systems ProX300
Laser-based metal additive manufacturing machine
Led by George Bollas, the United Technologies Corporation Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering (UTC-IASE) has been solving these real-world problems for industry since 2013.[Read More]
A research consortium including the University of Connecticut, has been awarded a five-year, $100-million Energy-Water Desalination Hub to address water security issues in the United States.[Read More]
UConn President Katsouleas met with Tech Park researchers last week expecting to “tickle a few neurons.”[Read More]
Pamir Alpay, Executive Director of UConn Tech Park, has been appointed as Associate Dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships at the School of Engineering (SoE).[Read More]
For participants of the Eversource Energy Center Grid Modernization Summit, ways to make the delivery of electricity more reliable were at the front of everyone’s minds.[Read More]
UConn Tech Park, the UConn National Science Foundation (NSF) SHAP3D site, and its site director, Dr. Anson Ma, have acquired a state-of-the-art Pilot Scale industrial inkjet 3D-printer, appropriately named HuskyJet.[Read More]
UConn Tech Park Center director Jeffrey McCutcheon has a longstanding collaboration with innovative startup Mattershift, which aims to synthesize gasoline from air, water, and electricity rather than refine it from oil.[Read More]
Since its opening in fall 2017, the IPB has developed into an active, vibrant community. In any given week we welcome numerous guests interested it its advanced capabilities and sophisticated resources, from regional to international organizations, including large and small businesses, entrepreneurs and academicians. The IPB has also had opportunities to demonstrate our capabilities and highlight our achievements to Connecticut legislators, Connecticut congressional delegation, and government funding agencies. There is a sense of excitement from guests as they meet with faculty, tour our high tech facility, and begin to recognize the remarkable opportunities the IPB provides.