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Research and Economic Development


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.

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Research and Creative Activity Events

Communicate Your Research and Creative Activity

The Research and Creative Activities Communications Toolbox offers guidance, resources and staff support from Boise State’s Office of Communications and Marketing team so you can communicate your research and creative activities with confidence. Whether you are a student explaining the microbiome of a mosquito to a class, a lecturer writing a grant proposal to a potential sponsor, or a professor sharing your expertise in a national news outlet, we are here to help.

Visit the Research and Creative Activity Communications Toolbox