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Research and Economic Development

Fostering an environment where research and creative activity thrive by providing comprehensive support for research activities.

Supporting research from inception to completion

Boise State University is committed to fostering an environment where research and creative activity thrive.

The Division of Research and Economic Development leads this effort by:

  • providing comprehensive support for faculty during all phases of the research endeavor 
  • managing the university’s intellectual property portfolio
  • facilitating relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration 
  • and leading outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.

About Us

Offices within Research and Economic Development

The Division of Research and Economic Development (DRED) is made up of several research units that provide different support for research projects across campus.

Not sure what the next step is? Review the Research and Creative Activity Ecosystem or click the ‘How to Engage’ button below.

How to Engage

Latest Research News

“A picture in 500 words”: Call for unique research photos
Materials science grad student dedicated to our ‘energy future’: Meet Kaelee Novich
University awarded $6M National Science Foundation grant to bolster regional innovation
Now accepting applications for NSF I-Corps Hub: Desert and Pacific Region 2024 cohorts

Tools to Succeed

The Division has a variety of resources available to faculty and staff at Boise State. Peruse the list of resources below or contact us to learn more.