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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.


Nov 24 2014

Tour Remodeled Biomolecular Research Center Dec. 8

The campus and community are invited to an open house and symposium for the newly remodeled Biomo...
Nov 20 2014

Herbarium Collection Shines Light on Plant Diversity

The Snake River Plains Herbarium at Boise State houses more than 50,000 plant specimens from Idah...
Nov 07 2014

NASA’s Steve Swanson on Campus Nov. 12

NASA astronaut and Boise State Professor of the Practice Steve Swanson will share stories about h...
Nov 07 2014

Raptor Biology Program

Faculty and students from the master of science in raptor biology program and mentors and student...
Oct 27 2014

Bird Observatory Expands to Boise River Property

A new site along the scenic Boise River will expand activities year round for the Intermountain B...

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.

Research Highlights

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NSF Programs and Projects

Explore Magazine 2014

Federal Research Outlook