Partner With U of A

The U of A has the knowledge, talent, expertise and facilities to help your business be successful. Let us help connect you with exceptionally prepared students, world-class researchers and research facilities, customized workforce training offerings, and a range of business support services.

Hire Students & Graduates

U of A students and graduates are work-ready, talented and motivated.

Hire Our Graduates

Want to hire full time employees? Let us help you connect with our students.

Hire Our Students as Interns

Do you have opportunities for interns or experiential learning?

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Connect with University-led Research

Access our innovations, license technology, connect with startups, collaborate with our world-class researchers and leverage our facilities.

Solve problems with U of A innovations

  • Access products and services developed at U of A
  • Partner to develop custom solutions
  • License U of A patented technology, software and creative works
  • Follow startup companies using U of A innovations
  • Engage with U of A innovators
  • Learn more about commercializing research and creative works
  • Search available technologies
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Collaborate on Research

  • Connect with subject matter experts
  • Advance technology to solve your industry problem through collaborative research
  • Join a research consortium and de-risk early-stage competitive research
  • Partner with the U of A on proposals to federal agencies

Access Research Facilities

Develop People & Organizations

Do you need specialized training for your team? Do you need to provide upskilling or certifications?

Professional and Workforce Development

The Global Campus provides Professional and Workforce Development programs in partnership with industry, business leaders, government agencies and other institutions.

Walton College Executive Education

In collaboration with clients, Walton College Executive Education designs learning programs that strengthen leadership, management and technical business skills for individuals and organizations.

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Launch & Grow Your Business

Whether you’re a startup or a Fortune 100 company, we can help launch and grow your business to greater success.

Assistance for your Small Business

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center provides one-on-one confidential consulting and guidance to support small businesses.

Assistance for Entrepreneurs

The Office of Entrepreneurship & Innovation provides experiential learning opportunities, assistance with creating a startup through our business incubation activities and a community of innovators to learn alongside.

Access Prototyping Lab – Beta in Bentonville

This prototyping lab is a dynamic hub that specializes in CAD design and functional prototyping for physical products, tailored to startups and early-stage businesses.

Assistance with Import/Export/Trade in Arkansas

World Trade Center Arkansas grows bilateral trade for the state by delivering world class services, global connections and export development programs to Arkansas businesses.

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Give Back to Students

Investing in students is a great way to engage with campus. Let us know how we can help.

Here are some of the ways to engage with and support our students:

  • Support Student Programs & Events
  • Share your Expertise with Students (teach or speak to a class or club)
  • Support a Senior Design or Graduate Student Project
  • Provide Financial Support (fund a scholarship or program)
  • Become a Mentor
  • Join an Advisory Board
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Be Productive in a U of A Facility

Arkansas Research and Technology Park

Lease Space for Your Business

Lease space for your business at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park.

West Wing

Use our Co-working Spaces for Your Startup

Find office space for your startup at one of our Startup Villages (located in Bentonville & Fayetteville), free to accepted members for their first year of membership.


Find Meeting Space in Bentonville

Find coworking/meeting space in Bentonville at the The Collaborative.

West Wing

Find meeting space in Little Rock

Host your meeting or event at Walton College at 2nd & Main located in the heart of downtown Little Rock.

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Not sure where to start? We can help!

The Economic Development team fosters strategic partnerships with industry and community organizations across the state to help them navigate and engage campus.

Partnerships and 150 Forward

150 Forward

The U of A’s 150 Forward Strategic Plan prioritizes Research Excellence and Student Success – two essential elements for successful industry partnerships.

Division of Economic Development
University of Arkansas
1125 W. Maple Street
ADMN 321
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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