We are built for partnerships.

The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus is built for partnerships of all types. Our partners in industry, government, non-profit, the local community, academia, and more, contribute to a thriving ecosystem and are a vital tenent of the Innovation Campus mission.

We are seeking collaborative partners in innovation to integrate into experiential learning, expand the scope of university research, and build the technology talent pipeline, all while encouranging exploration, creation, and the growth of new ideas and solutions.

Partnership Impact

Partnerships create channels that enable universities to leverage higher education’s resources to drive economic growth in today’s knowledge-based economy. Partnerships can be forged to develop the physical plant, improve online learning, and optimize enrollment management. Partnerships can expand the scope of university research and can create opportunities for students to gain practical experience that prepares them for success in the workplace.


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Engage in Project-Based Learning

Provide us with your most pressing business problem or technology challenge and work with top masters-level computer science and engineering talent and faculty subject matter experts to develop solutions.

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Sponsor Research

Invest strategically to build on Virginia Tech’s foundation of strong research to advance breakthrough, use-inspired research at the human-computing frontier.  Collaborate with faculty and students to drive the next frontier in research that address both near-term technical problems and cutting-edge solutions to problems of the future.

Name A Unique Space

Leave a lasting legacy at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus through an investment in a named space. Your contribution to our state-of-the-art facilities will be seen by thousands of students, staff, faculty, and community members who pass through Greater D.C.'s newest landmark. 

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Support Scholarships

Build the next generation of leaders and fill you talent gaps through scholarships that open the doors of possibility to students interested in pursuing a Masters in Engineering from our esteemed programs.

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Invest in Faculty

Build connections, promote teaching excellence, and increase visibility for your company at Virginia Tech through faculty endowments.  Faculty members are crucial members of the Innovation Campus community. Providing them with funding will affirm the value and importance of research and inquiry.

Expand K-12 STEM Education

Create a clear pathway for students to embark and stay connected to STEM learning and engagement activities and provide teachers with the resources and training to educate all students, regardless of socioeconomic status.

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Partner spotlight: AMAZON

Amazon Fellows

Amazon Fellows and faculty-led projects advance innovations in machine learning and artificial intelligence

The Amazon–Virginia Tech Initiative for Efficient and Robust Machine Learning has announced support for two Amazon Fellows and four innovative research projects led by Virginia Tech faculty that further the initiative’s mission of advancing new directions in machine learning.

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Our Featured Partnerships

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"We are delighted to collaborate with Virginia Tech in launching this new initiative which brings together the top talent in our two organizations in a joint mission to achieve ground-breaking advances in robust machine learning.” 

- Prem Natarajan, Vice President of Alexa AI – Natural Understanding, Amazon, on the Amazon - Virginia Tech Initiative for Efficient and Robust Machine Learning Initiative

Interested in partnering with the Innovation Campus?

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