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August 11, 2021
Washington, D.C.— Seeking to help bolster U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced three grants to explore how public universities can develop and scale partnerships with Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers to increase the capacity of small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) to adopt technologies key for their success. These grants are made possible as part of a research grant APLU received from the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST).
February 11, 2020
Washington, DC – APLU's Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement Sheila Martin testified before the House Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development Hearing today on “The Innovation Pipeline: from Universities to Small Businesses.” Martin's remarks explained how universities fuel small business innovation. The following are the prepared remarks she delivered before the committee.
July 10, 2019
Washington, DC - The Association of Public and Land-grant University, Association of American Universities, Association of American Medical Colleges, Association of University Technology Managers, and Council on Governmental Relations today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the bipartisan STRONGER Patents Act in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
April 10, 2019
APLU and the Association of American Universities (AAU) today are hosting the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on Capitol Hill that will spotlight 20 startup companies from across the nation that have created products and services using federally funded, university-based research.
December 17, 2018
Partnership Aims to Create Opportunities for Students to Earn Credentials with Labor-Market Value
December 3, 2018
College & University Faculty Team Concludes Series of Recommendations Addressing Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies
November 11, 2018
New Orleans, LA – In recognition of extraordinary community outreach, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Ball State University the winner of the 2018 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award during a ceremony at the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
November 11, 2018
New Orleans, LA – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named four winners of its sixth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards and six new IEP University Designees.
November 5, 2018
Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today released the report “Engineering Work-and-Learn: Imperatives for Innovation,” aimed to support universities work in better preparing engineering students for the workplace and created with APLU and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences.