Drexel is leveraging Philadelphia and its region as a rich nexus for ideas to create solutions to be captured, codified, and shared regionally, nationally, and globally.
The research ambitions of Drexel’s academic community are motivated by 21st-century challenges. The University takes special pride in pioneering new frontiers in science, engineering, art, and industry, contributing to the creation of new ideas, products, and services in sectors such as public policy, energy, health care, education, and information technology. Through its wide-ranging research initiatives, Drexel is identifying multidisciplinary solutions to some of society’s most taxing problems.
Drexel is shaping smart, vibrant cities and societies by innovating in the information economy, urban health and environment, smart infrastructure, and the creative economy as part of its mission to explore the societal impact of research. In the past two decades, the profound economic shift from an industrial model to one where disciplines in the media arts and design, social sciences, and the humanities is integral to the economic and societal innovation required to create a high quality of life and to support new knowledge, economic development, and education/workforce development.
Drexel Solutions Institute
The Drexel Solutions Institute draws from the resources across Drexel University to bring interdisciplinary solutions directly to our industry partners. The Drexel Solutions Institute is uniquely positioned to connect industry to the greater University community through interdisciplinary industry and research-based solutions. Our industry partnerships lead to powerful innovations and long-term growth for our partners as well as Drexel students, alumni, and faculty alike.
Economic Inclusion initiative
The Economic Inclusion initiative of the Office of University Community Partnerships takes on a centralized support role for Drexel's business functions.
Corporate Partner of the Month
As the Corporate Partner of the Month, your company will be highlighted through a series of engagement opportunities of your choosing which will showcase your organization and enable you to gain exclusive exposure to the Drexel community.
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
The Lindy Center for Civic Engagement fosters a culture of civic responsibility by providing programs and resources that empower Drexel students and the broader university community to expand their civic identities through engagement in mutually beneficial partnerships that lead to a more just society.
Drexel Research Industry Partnerships
Explore ways that your company could benefit from partnering with Drexel through sponsored research or accessing available technologies from many industry categories.