A professor works with residents of a retirement home to create artElizabeth Lokon, Director of Opening Minds through Art and an adjunct associate professor with the Scripps Geronotology Center, works with a resident of Cedar Village Retirement Community on an art project

Partnering with Miami

Contact us: partnering with Miami

Reid Smith
Director of Technology Transfer & Business Partnerships
102 Roudebush Hall

Miami University has long been a resource for industry and commercial partners seeking expertise and specialized technical capabilities.  The Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (OARS) assists researchers with corporate-sponsored research and other industry agreements.  A unit of OARS, the Office of Technology Transfer and Business Partnerships engages with external corporate partners to facilitate the contracting process.  We also manage material transfer agreements, nondisclosure/confidentiality agreements and other contracts that support the university’s research enterprise.