Through Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP), industry can connect with UB faculty, researchers and students; university-based technology; and research that supports industry innovation, growth and competitiveness. BEP can help you commercialize and grow by connecting you to knowledge, facilities and funding.
BEP works to support and expand the regional innovation economy. It connects academia and industry; creates and maximizes partnerships to commercialize technology; grows existing and start-up businesses; and provides pathways for experiential student learning and employment.
Our partners benefit from the resources available at the University at Buffalo, including tailored business support services and access to additional funding programs and access to state-of-the-art facilities and specialists in research, clinical practice, data management, analytics, omics and other applied R&D.
We offer custom programs that:
Our industry partners come to us for many reasons, including: