Harry Reid Research & Technology Park

Changing Lives Through Technology Development and Collaboration

Our Mission

The UNLV Office of Economic Development works with public and private partners to address real-world needs and bring life-changing products and services to market utilizing university resources and talent. By attracting industry-sponsored research, developing intellectual property, and partnering with companies and organizations that share our vision, we are able to support economic development at all stages, from ideas to dollars.

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Our Partners

Our list of more than 280 partners includes Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Apple Inc., Konami Gaming, Tesla Motors, Honda, Hyundai, and the U.S. Army, just to name a few. Learn more about our partners and the work we are doing together.

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The UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park

The UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park is a 122-acre community supported by the UNLV Research Foundation to advance research, business, and a high-tech economic base in Southern Nevada.

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Technology Assessment Committee

The Technology Assessment Committee (TAC) is comprised of subject matter experts, entrepreneurs, mentors, venture capitalists, leaders in the business community, and government representatives who assess and champion opportunities to commercial success and stimulate economic growth and diversification.

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Black Fire InnovationTM

A public-private partnership between Caesars Entertainment Corporation and UNLV that will fuel gaming and hospitality innovation.

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The UNLV Office of Economic Development is advancing student commercialization efforts through RebelForge, an initiative that fosters the young minds of future entrepreneurs and innovators by cultivating the resources, knowledge, and skillsets essential to the development process of a successful startup.

Centers and Institutes: What Sets Us Apart

Our centers and institutes make UNLV an industry leader in a number of specialized areas. Discover our unique resources and see how we can support your needs.

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Success Stories

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Support Our Mission

You can help turn our research into a real-world commercial opportunity. We work with our faculty to transform innovative ideas into life-changing products and services, and your donation is an investment in that work – an investment that will grow and continuously support our efforts to drive economic diversity in Nevada and further enhance our reputation as a leading research institute.

Connect With Us

Whether you’re an inventor, investor, or entrepreneur, our staff is here to help you realize your unique vision. Submit our feedback form and we will connect you with the right person at UNLV or browse our staff page to reach out directly.