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Your partner in research-driven innovation

Opportunities Come Alive in Collaboration

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The Drexel Solutions Institute connects corporate partners with Drexel University by creating interdisciplinary teams of Drexel faculty and students to solve today's industry challenges through innovative research partnerships. Utilizing Drexel's R1 research capabilities, companies benefit from the University's award-winning and world-renowned experts as well as our cutting-edge technologies to create customized interdisciplinary research-based solutions. These collaborations are a means of building dynamic, long-term partnerships that help companies as well as our students understand and address organizational challenges while developing new technologies, products, and solutions that create lasting impact.


The foundation for growing organizations and addressing the current challenges is research with an eye toward developing impactful, innovative solutions. Find out how we do it.

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Industries that partner with us on interdisciplinary projects gain access to world-class thought leaders, researchers, and research centers from across the University.

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Research Highlights

The Institute works closely with the Office of Applied Innovation, the University's portal for organizations representatives, investors, and entrepreneurs to connect with expert faculty, research programs, and technology commercialization opportunities with industry to guide innovation from Drexel's labs to the global marketplace.

To start a conversation about collaborative product development and commercialization, contact Shintaro Kaido, Vice Provost for Research & Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Applied Innovation.

Healthcare Innovation

The Drexel Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program promotes, develops, and supports innovations to improve patient care. The program provides mentoring, project management, and funding to promising translational projects with the goal of moving innovative technologies to clinical application through commercialization. The ultimate goal of this partnership is to develop health care solutions that address unmet or underserved clinical needs and lead to improvements in patient health care.  Talk with the Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program to learn more about opportunities for your organization. 

Kathie Jordan, PhD
Coulter Program Director
Phone: 215.895.1860

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