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Division of Research and Economic Development

Welcome. 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. We provide comprehensive support for faculty during all phases of the research endeavor; manage the university’s intellectual property portfolio; facilitate relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration; and lead outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.


• March 19-20
Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering annual meeting and symposium


Mar 23 2015

Bird Observatory Earns Special Recognition

The award cites the Intermountain Bird Observatory's long-term research and community outreach.
Mar 20 2015

Vertically Integrated Projects Hone Research, Work Skills

Vertically integrated projects unite large teams of undergraduates with graduate students and fac...
Mar 20 2015

Boise State Takes Leadership Role in Neighborhood Project

Energize our Neighborhoods is a partnership between the city and neighborhoods to increase econom...
Mar 19 2015

Research Community Coffee and Donuts is April 2

The campus research community is invited to the monthly Coffee and Donuts forum from 9-11 a.m. Th...
Mar 19 2015

Boise State Students Study Vultures in India

Boise State raptor biologist Marc Bechard is in India for spring break, along with students in hi...

Video Highlights:  Raptor Research in Tarifa, Spain

Raptor Biologist Marc Bechard and Intermountain Bird Observatory Biologist Greg Kaltenecker discuss the relationship between Fundacion Migres and Boise State University in this video highlighting their collaborative research at the Strait of Gibraltar in Spain.