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Corporate Relations

Partnering with Companies

We welcome the opportunity to meet with our faculty in the University and the Medical Center who are advancing areas of research that may hold interest for a potential corporate partner. We can also work together with you to frame your message.

Please contact us to make an appointment. We are happy to come by your office or laboratory.

Office of Corporate Relations
2525 West End, Suite 450
Nashville, TN 37203-1738
(615) 875-4915
Fax: (615) 343-7606

Company involvement at Vanderbilt can begin within several campus entities for a number of purposes, including research partnerships through the Office of Sponsored Research, licensing through the Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization, hiring and internships through the Career Center, and philanthropy through Development and Alumni Relations. The Corporate Relations office identifies and integrates these initial corporate interest areas, introduces the company to additional opportunities and substantially solidifies and grows the company’s engagement with Vanderbilt. The following diagram illustrates this process:

Download - Corporate Engagement Flow Chart