Innovation Partnership Building

The Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) is UConn’s premier center for cutting-edge research and industry collaboration and innovation. The IPB cultivates a vibrant, innovative ecosystem that promotes growth, inspires great ideas, and pushes the envelope for next-generation solutions. Cross-disciplinary research teams develop novel approaches to critical real world problems in fields ranging from manufacturing to biomedical devices to cybersecurity.

The IPB strengthens Connecticut’s economic future by connecting leading industries with outstanding research facilities and fosters new, innovative partnerships with entrepreneurs and with companies of all sizes. At the IPB, technological assets and intellectual energy combine with exceptional innovation, collaboration, and partnerships to deliver the future.


To provide faculty expertise, state-of-the-art laboratories, and specialized equipment to enhance research and development projects with industry partners that leads to research breakthroughs, commercialization of new products and high-paying jobs for the State of Connecticut.

Research and Technology Expertise



Life Sciences


Additive Manufacturing

Data Science

UConn Innovation Partnership Building