IU Business Partnerships

We help you to develop and navigate industry-academic partnerships.

Business Partners

Learn how your business can partner with IU

IU Faculty & Staff

Find resources for cultivating powerful partnerships


Access opportunities across all IU campuses


Form mutually beneficial partnerships


Advance education and research across Indiana and beyond
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Find The Right IU Connections Fast

Indiana University’s 93,000+ students, 8,700+ faculty, and 700,000+ living alumni offer powerful partnership opportunities. We believe businesses should have access to everything IU has to offer, and the confidence to know they are making the most impactful connections for themselves and the university.

Tap Into A Wealth Of Opportunities

The Office of Business Partnerships connects businesses to all of the resources Indiana University has to offer at campuses statewide.




Faculty, Staff and Other Employees


Alumni living around the world

World-Class and Top-Ranked Schools

Jacobs School of Music
Kelley School of Business
O’Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs

World’s First School of Philanthropy
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Nation’s First School of Informatics
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Nation’s Largest Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine
Big Red 200 Supercomputer
Big Red 200
One of the World’s Fastest Supercomputers

Find New Ways to Partner with IU

Discover a breadth of resources and connections, all through the Office of Business Partnerships.

Connecting current and potential business partners to:

The IU Talent Pipeline

Research Collaborations with Targeted Solutions

Targeted Philanthropy

Purposeful Educational Connections

Commercialization, IP, New Technologies, and Licensing

Sponsorships and Brand Alignment

Diverse and Talented Students

Collaboration Network

Value-Added Benefits for Both Organizations

Revenue Growth

Corporate partners, IU faculty, and students connect through the OBP.

Join these distinguished businesses who have found success through IU Partnerships

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Duke Energy

Stay up to date on the latest news and events

Your partnership makes a difference

Learn more about the impact of IU business partnerships and collaboration – from our business partners’ engagement stories to case studies, white papers, and faculty features.

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Join the thriving IU Business Community

We’ll get you connected with the right resources to accomplish your goals. The first step is easy. Contact us and we’ll make a plan so you can find the right partnerships and opportunities that will help you grow.