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Research, Industry and Funding Collaborations

The University of Texas at Brownsville has the programs in place to help foster new ideas and innovation. Under qualifying conditions Research and Industry Collaboration can provide the following support:

Team Up with UTB Faculty

  • Testing Laboratories
  • Subject Matter Experts

Protect the Invention

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Existing Patents Honored as Belonging to the Inventor
  • Patent Assistance if a Collaboration is Established

Funding Programs

Texas Emerging Technology Fund

Grant Opportunities

For more information regarding commercialization assistance, please contact John Sossi at 956-882-4119 or via email at


Contact Information:
Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Center
Suite E
1601 E Price Rd.
Brownsville, Texas 78520

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.​

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