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Division of Research and Economic Development

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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.



Feb 23 2017

Boise State Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Author Sarah Lewis

Lewis will discuss “Vision and Justice: How Artists Continue to Reshape Our World" at the free le...
Feb 23 2017

Three Boise State Faculty Named 2017 Foundation Scholars

Don Warner, Lisa Brady and Rick Ubic have been selected as 2017 Boise State University Foundation...
Feb 23 2017

Seminar Looks at Patent Disclosure for Medical Researchers

The CORE is hosting a special event for Idaho professors and researchers discussing the whats and...
Feb 21 2017

Celebrate Latina Filmmakers at Mujeres y Film Festival

Celebrate Women’s History Month with “Mujeres y Film: A Celebration of Latina and Latin American ...
Feb 17 2017

Boise State Project Looks at Flexible Hybrid Electronics

A project from Boise State University is among four of 131 submitted that has been selected for f...

Video Highlight: Human-Environment Systems Science

Neil Carter with a sedated lion at Gorongosa National Park.The Human-Environment Systems Initiative is a National Science Foundation-supported program in “coupled human-environment systems” — systems in which natural and societal dynamics influence productivity and sustainability.

Team researchers work to understand and solve complex social, science and engineering questions and train a new generation of students to meet the challenges of the next century. The HES Initiative is a home for innovative approaches to research and education at the interface between society and the natural environment.