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Construction of the first innovation building on the 122-acre UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park marks a new era of research and innovation in Southern Nevada.
Collaboration will leverage talent from both institutions, spur joint research, and bolster regional economic development efforts.
Cloud HPC and simulation software agreement increases the accessibility and utilization of UNLV’s supercomputing resources.
Robot Automation for Dance Hackathon lets the mechanical men with the moves boogie to Michael Jackson.
UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.
From a med school on the rise to the world tuning into the Thomas & Mack — 10 moments that marked our year.
DuPont Industrial Biosciences will sponsor research conducted by UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund.
Join the discussion at Research Week 2016, Oct. 3-7.
Under the guidance of Gardner, development of the UNLV Research Park will begin this fall, creating a new economic hub in Southern Nevada.
Zach Miles has supercharged UNLV's economic development programs. Here are his thoughts on hiring talent, measuring success, and taking advice.
Three ways UNLV's supercomputer has lived up to its promise and propelled research and economic development.
A three-year National Science Foundation grant will strengthen commercialization efforts at UNLV through a new university-wide entrepreneurship development program.
Media coverage from 2015 highlighting research partnerships between UNLV and industry that support regional economic development.
Nearly two hundred attended Station Casinos' First Look Gaming Preview of five games created by UNLV students.
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Economic Development In The News
Analysts from the nonprofit research organization CNA, working with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, have released new research on the impact of body-worn cameras (BWCs). The study, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice, concluded that BWCs are associated with significant reductions in complaints of police misconduct and police use of force incidents. The study also determined that BWCs can generate considerable cost savings for police by simplifying the complaint resolution process.
The City of Henderson is looking for entrepreneurs with the next great business idea to take the jump into the city’s Shark Tank style pitch competition. Along with expert advice, contestants will have the chance to win cash and prizes.
Seth Waite was checking out a possible new office location in Las Vegas for his employer, Arkansas-based RevUnit, when he walked into a neighboring business, Teamvvork, to gather some intel.
The Office of Economic Development at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), creates partnerships that support economic and workplace development, attracts industry-sponsored research, and develops and protects intellectual property. Through sponsored research, companies partner with UNLV’s faculty and student populations to gain new knowledge, a deeper level of expertise, and greater awareness of applications for new technologies.
World IP Day Workshop, organized by UNLV’s Office of Economic Development will take place Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Innevation Center. Speakers at the event will discuss how intellectual property impacts digital creativity.