IMSC's strong commitment to academic and industrial collaboration and technology transfer ensures that the research pursued in the Center is relevant to Sponsors' needs, and that results are designed to advance their competitiveness in the global technological marketplace. Since its inception in 1996, many companies have participated in IMSC's Sponsor program, each lending a unique breadth and depth of expertise that, when combined with IMSC's research efforts, has further strengthened the Center's goals.
IMSC has developed a diverse program of collaboration and technology transfer that encourages joint Sponsor-IMSC research projects. Regular interactions between IMSC and Sponsors enable researchers to test technology breakthroughs in IMSC's extensive laboratories and advanced testbeds within the companies' own business atmosphere.
To address a spectrum of Sponsor needs, IMSC's Sponsor Program offers a range of levels of Sponsorship and licensing opportunities. Sponsor benefits include: