Working with UA and its Research Foundation
The University of Akron's research services offer support for:
- Providing access to research expertise
- Facilitating testing and research services
- Licensing UA technology
- Providing graduate student interns
- Entrepreneurs and startups:
- Conducting customer discovery and market research
- Mentorship by experienced UARF Senior Fellows
- Providing paths to funding
- Adding student interns to supplement your team
- Supporting grant applications
- Helping with technology commercialization
- Partnering to reach out to customers and learn about markets
- Patenting and licensing new technologies
- Providing internships and unique opportunities
- Forming teams to learn what its like to launch a product through I-Corps Sites
- Making investment recommendations on real companies through NEOSVF
- Supporting area businesses through internship partnerships
Whatever your major — in a STEM field or non-STEM field, or even if you are undecided, you can now learn about all the research projects available to undergraduate students in one spot — thanks to our new Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program website.
Why should you join a research project?
- If you are unsure whether you want to major in a subject, a research experience can provide clarity.
- Research can help you make a deeper connection to areas outside of your major.
- Student research is also an important factor in being accepted into medical or other professional schools.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $249,995 grant to The University of Akron (UA) for research training opportunities in tire science
Joseph Kennedy, PhD, MBA, is a scientist, inventor, author, proud family man, and survivor.
The National Science Foundation awards $1.5 million to The University of Akron for undergraduate STEM scholarships
As a result of a generous grant from The National Science Foundation (NSF), The University of Akron received $1.5 million over six years to fund scholarships to high-achieving students enrolled in STEM majors who have demonstrated financial need.