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Supporting and Advancing Economic Excellence

The Office of Economic Development aims to help individuals and communities to achieve economic prosperity through mentorship, commercially promising technologies, and energizing events. We invite you to collaborate with us and support our mission.

Who We Support

Researchers and Faculty

We can support you and your work at UNLV by advancing your ideas, disclosing a technology, connecting you to industry collaborators, and locating boilerplate agreements.

Companies and Communities

Whether you operate a local business or are looking to relocate to Nevada, discover our commercially viable technology and core facilities. We can also connect you to UNLV researchers and students.


Our office assists students' efforts in entrepreneurship, economic innovation, and start-up activities. These efforts support our goal of mentoring and preparing generations of industry experts.

Success Stories



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Our Core University Facilities and Resources

UNLV is proud to offer a range of research and technology development facilities that support the needs of our students, faculty, and industry partners. This includes the off-campus UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park and on-campus spaces such as the Science and Engineering Building (SEB) and the Harry Reid Center.

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Support Our Mission

Help turn our research into a real-world commercial opportunity. We transform innovative ideas into life-changing products and services by working with our faculty, students, and community. Your donation will invest in our pursuit to grow and support economic development and diversity in Nevada, as well as enhance our reputation as a leading research institute.

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The Rebel Revolution

UNLV’s impact goes beyond the walls of the classroom. Our students, staff, and faculty are revolutionizing the entrepreneurial industry and taking on exciting research projects. The Rebel Revolution, UNLV’s innovation podcast, gives insight into the ideas, inventions, and successes of our students, professors, faculty members, and partners.

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Nevada Small Business Development Center at UNLV

The Nevada SBDC is a statewide resource for business assistance and training in all business areas and all business stages. Our services are available at no cost to existing entrepreneurs or those about to start their business. Learn more about us, ways we assist, and sign up as a client below to begin growing your business today!

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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.

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