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
UConn President Katsouleas met with Tech Park researchers last week expecting to “tickle a few neurons.”[Read More]
The Innovation Partnership Building has won an Award of Merit in the Higher Education/Research category in Engineering-News Record New England’s 2019 Best Projects awards.[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]
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]
In recent months, the University of Connecticut has been re-designated as a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research and landed a four-year, $5.4 million contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).[Read More]
Director of the Eversource Energy Center Anagnostou does not develop weather prediction models, rather he uses some of the existing predictive tools to determine the impact of a weather system on the ground.[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.