Economic Development and Strategic Relations

Economic Development and Strategic Relations facilitates UO’s role in these areas through the identification, engagement, and execution of strategic partnerships and educational partnerships with companies, economic and business community engagement organizations, corporate foundations, and government groups.

Staff members serve as a key representative for outreach to third parties wishing to develop partnerships with UO and act as a representative for coordination of university implementation and stewardship of these partnerships. We identify and aggregate opportunities for both outbound and inbound impact-focused collaborations – connecting faculty, staff, and students with external partners while serving as one of the primary points of contact for external partners to identify collaborative opportunities.

Tina Guldberg is the assistant vice president of economic development and strategic relations.

Examples of partnerships and collaborations

NTX Bridge Innovation Lab

CorMic Tech Hub

PNW Mass Timber Tech Hub

Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact - Papé Family Innovation Center

Semiconductors, Advanced Materials, and Devices

Center for Advanced Materials Characterization in Oregon (CAMCOR)

Innovate Collaborate Oregon 2022 Impact Brief