Let UWM's expertise and facilities solve unique challenges
Links to select UWM centers, institutes, and labs.
- Institute for Industrial Innovation
The Institute for Industrial Innovation provides companies a simple interface for doing projects with the College of Engineering and Applied Science, including short-turnaround student projects, faculty research, and a variety of resources found in CEAS. Contact CEAS's Director of Corporate Relations for details.
- Advanced Analysis Facility
AAF houses a broad spectrum of analytical tools, providing the flexibility to answer a wide variety of questions in materials analysis, trace components analysis, and molecular structure analysis. The AAF provides opportunities for cooperative partnerships with industry or government agencies.
- Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
CUIR provides research services and technical assistance to public and non-profit organizations to help them make informed policy choices. CUIR promotes strategic partnerships across disciplines and sectors, integrating a dynamic network of expertise to address urban issues.
- Center for Technology Innovation
CTI supports technology-related research, teaching, and service to the business community.
- Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management
HBI improves the leadership and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations through education, research and service.
- Historic Resources Management Services
HRMS provides comprehensive cultural resource management (CRM) services to private, state, and federal clients.
- Institute for Survey & Policy Research
ISPR is a survey research organization specializing in social science research, including public opinion polls, econometric forecasting, and economic impact studies.
- Small Business Development Center
SBDC works with new entrepreneurs to turn ideas into viable business concepts, and with established entrepreneurs to improve business performance.
More services may be available through collaboration with the many other UWM research and service centers.
UWM is required by law to recover the full cost of providing specialized technical goods or services, including both direct costs and indirect costs based on UWM's federal indirect cost agreement. Hourly rates and fixed prices for technical goods and services are set annually by each service center based on a formal cost analysis.