June 24, 2015
Washington, DC - In recognition of a strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today designated 18 public institutions in the 2015 class of Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities. The designation acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in their states and regions to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development, and community development. Each university received the designation after conducting a thorough self-review with outside stakeholder input and subsequently submitting an application that went through a rigorous independent review process.
June 10, 2015
Will compete for $20,000 prize presented during APLU Annual Meeting
April 16, 2015
Washington, DC – The Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following joint statement regarding the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act.
March 27, 2015
Committees formed by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Universities (AAU) to examine and affirm university policies and values regarding innovation, technology transfer, and commercialization today each released a set of principles and recommendations for institutions. The groups’ recommendations detail steps universities can take to ensure that institutional policies align with these principles and are readily transparent to the public, policymakers, and potential university partners.
March 3, 2015
President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the STRONG Patents Act of 2015: