Drexel’s innovative culture is fast, interdisciplinary, efficient and impactful, qualities that are embraced by businesses and organizations, large and small. Partnering with Drexel in those areas that enhance a company’s sustainability and growth is our benchmark for a productive relationship.
In the areas of research, development and technology commercialization, companies gain from ongoing relationships with university innovators, access to new discoveries, market validation, technology licensing and a culture focused on out-of-the-box discovery at the proof of concept level. With the recent launch of Drexel Ventures, corporate partners can commercialize Drexel technologies, maximizing a full complement of business and technical support and the unfettered creativity of Drexel’s multi-disciplinary approach to education.
Innovation grows in communities where business and education can interact with each other. Businesses that locate in Schuylkill Yards, Drexel’s "innovation neighborhood" under development with Brandywine Realty Trust, will have the advantages of a dynamic urban setting while residing in a realm where creative thinking and best business practices converge.
Workforce talent now and for the future is available through cooperative education where students are matched with companies for full-time 6 month or 1 year placements; c-suite Co-op which connects graduate students with businesses; and customized Co-op for businesses locating in Schuylkill Yards that matches the student’s curriculum to the company’s specific needs.
Drexel distinguishes itself as a provider of Corporate and Executive Education by translating research into practice through customized curricula developed jointly by industry experts and thought leaders. Programming includes public and invitational seminars as well onsite and online executive education.