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.
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
Emmanouil N. Anagnostou, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Eversource Center Director at UConn Tech Park, is one of three UConn professors who were given the University’s highest academic honor this week.[Read More]
This episode of Simsbury Bank’s Manufacturing Matters, hosted at the IPB, podcast shares the amazing work that’s being done at the UConn School of Engineering to educate and train a new generation of engineers and skilled workforce talent.[Read More]
Sina Shahbazmohamadi wears his long black hair in a ponytail pulled back from his bearded face and smiles eagerly as he begins to talk about his work at the Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at UConn Tech Park.[Read More]
The University of Connecticut has secured a four-year, $5.4 million contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to provide next generation manufacturing solutions for the aerospace sector.[Read More]
With the help of electron microscopy, researchers from UConn’s Innovation Partnership Building and Thermofisher Scientific are rapidly improving additive manufacturing processes to create a new generation of safer, more durable, and more customizable metal parts than was previously possible.[Read More]
Members from the UConn Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering (IASE) recently supported the Town of Fairfield’s application for recognition in the Sustainable Connecticut Program that earned them a top-level honor in the program.[Read More]
German delegates capped off a full day on the UConn campus with a collegial reception at the Innovation Partnership Building.[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.