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November 18, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

November 2021 OSP Roundtable - Bridging Worlds: Building Sustainable Partnerships with Companies


Looking to diversify your funding sources? While traditional funding opportunities are becoming more and more competitive and difficult to secure, industry partnerships are heating up. This Roundtable will help researchers gain a better understanding of when and how to engage with industry partners to help grow collaborative research.

Discussion topics include:

  • Learn about the Office of Corporate Engagement.
  • Getting Started – resources to help make the right connections.
  • Bridging Worlds – understanding some of the differences between your lab and theirs.
  • Setting  Goals – focusing on mutually beneficial expectations.
  • Leveraging Cornell Resources -  IGNITE funding, Gateway to Partnership Program, etc.
  • Current and Trending Opportunities (RFPs,  Innovation Hubs, SBIR/STTRs).
  • How OSP can help – Non-financial Agreements, Proposal submission, award negotiations, and more.


  • Pat GovangInterim Director, Office of Corporate Engagement, Director - Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation
  • Anne Ochiai, Sr. Grant & Contract Officer - Industry Team, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Development

Zoom Meeting: eXdnWjZ3RXZ1QT09

Meeting ID: 304 282 6417  Passcode: Research

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