Office of Partnerships and Innovation

Research Partnerships Unit


The Research Partnerships Unit offers services to:

  • Help industry and not-for-profit organizations navigate the university and access available resources
  • Advance the development of institutional relationships and projects with industry and not-for-profit organizations including other academic institutions
  • Support Queen’s researchers who are seeking new relationships or strengthened relationships with industry
  • Support the strategic research initiatives of the university and-or Faculties 
  • Lead or support proposal development to leverage external funding opportunities; lead/manage institutional initiatives where appropriate 
  • Provide relationship stewardship and/or project management support where appropriate
  • Facilitate experiential learning opportunities for students
  • Build partnerships with regional not-for-profit organizations to strengthen and promote the regional innovation ecosystem, and advance innovation and economic development
  • Provide support to technology-based entrepreneurs, startups, and SMEs in Eastern Ontario

To discuss and access these services, please contact the Research Partnerships Unit.