Nevada University Support Centers

University-Based, SBIR Resource Sites

These university-based research centers can provide support through their specialized consultants, expensive and specialized equipment and licensing of intellectual property. They are potential partners for Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) applications. Contacts for these units can be found by following the links to their home pages.

University of Nevada, Reno

UNR has more than 60 research centers and facilities, and dozens of state-of-the-art laboratories. The University is also home to the University of Nevada School Of Medicine, where groundbreaking research efforts have been made in several areas of health, including cancer and heart treatments. Nevada’s research enterprise includes the Nevada Terawatt Facility, which houses the most powerful laser on a college campus, one of the most sophisticated large-scale structures laboratories in the country where pioneering earthquake engineering is accomplished, and the most prestigious journal for literature and the environment in the world, ISLE, an Oxford University Press publication which is edited and produced by Nevada faculty members. Among its research centers appropriate for SBIR/STTR include the following:

Engineering Labs and Centers

Technology Transfer Office: UNR-DRI Technology Transfer Office (TTO)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

UNLV’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies is committed to creating a campus environment that supports and promotes the performance of superior research and innovative scholarly pursuits. It is dedicated to helping university faculty, staff, and students continue building UNLV’s reputation as a nationally recognized research institution. It is our intent to help “open the doors” to research for all who wish to recognize their full creative and intellectual potential.

Technology Transfer Office: