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A team dedicated to supporting all aspects of corporate partnerships from research collaborations, to corporate giving, to technology commercialization and start-ups. We are a one stop shop for industry from discovery to market.

Brandy Salmon at an industry roundtable

Together, our team ensures breakthroughs break through



Center for Advancing Partnerships

Serves as a gateway to the university to support holistic, strategic industry partnerships. We deliver market-driven sensibility and expertise.

EnVision Forum 2021

The future of energy is now and Virginia Tech is helping to lead the way.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Virginia Tech partnered to bring together leading thinkers, universities, government partners, and corporate entities to discuss, share, and innovate. The second annual EnVision Forum opened a series of conversations that explored the innovations and limitations that are driving what’s next in energy future.

- FutureHaus Dubai, 1st place in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018



Say hello to Virginia Tech inventors who are changing the world

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    Alan Asbeck
    Alan Asbeck

    Director of the Assistive Robotics Lab centering research on building human-assistance devices and on understanding how to make them work most effectively with the body. His goal is to help people regain capabilities they have lost, or enable people to perform feats that were not previously possible.

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    Amanda Morris
    Amanda Morris

    A classically trained photo-electrochemist with demonstrated success using various techniques (cyclic voltammetry, spectroelectrochemistry, and pulsed-laser spectroscopy) to explore new frontiers in renewable energy.

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    Jiangtao Cheng
    Jiangtao Cheng

    Mechanical engineering professor and physicist applies his extensive experience in thermal-fluid sciences, microfluidics, multiphase flow, and nanotechnology to solve global energy problems.

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Our team offers a full continuum of services to the Virginia Tech community and industry to help partnerships grow and flourish and ensure the discoveries made at the university deliver economic and human impact. We enable platforms and projects large and small. From delivering on the goals of Virginia Tech’s new Innovation Campus, to be located in Alexandria Virginia, to nurturing Virginia Tech start-ups, we offer a full suite of services under one team.  Our three complementary centers help companies increase talent and research capabilities, commercialize ideas and discoveries, and create cycles of growth and opportunity to serve the VT community, commonwealth and beyond.