Navigating a large and comprehensive university takes time. LINK is your gateway to Virginia Tech. We connect industry partners to the university — and faculty and students to market needs and opportunities.
From research collaborations, to experiential learning projects, to technology licensing, to corporate giving, LINK provides university-level support to deliver a full continuum of engagement opportunities.
How do we help?
We are your door to opportunity. Whether you are seeking to retain top talent, solve research and development challenges, stay on the leading edge of innovation, encourage inclusion and diversity, or tap into Virginia Tech’s broader network of partners and programs, LINK's team will get you connected.
At LINK, we:
- Connect businesses and organizations with research centers, institutes, and programs
- Support contract negotiations and commercialization of assets
- Facilitate student scholarships, professorships, and fellowships
- Help with student hiring, experiential learning opportunities, and internships
- Offer professional training and advisory board opportunities
- Enable charitable giving, corporate branding, and stewardship
- Contribute to collaborative proposal development, agreements, and valuations
- Provide tools and resources to help faculty and staff engage effectively
- Serve as a hub for the innovation ecosystem, both within and beyond Virginia Tech