Industry Partners

let’s work together

Corporate Relations specializes in connecting corporations to MSU’s greatest resources—knowledge, people and communities. Our team blends philanthropic and campus knowledge to help corporations strategically invest in world-class researcher and innovative programs. Our goal is to building lasting, mutually beneficial relationships through the opportunities below.

Investment Strategy

  • Invest in specific projects/research 

  • Provide gifts in kind to further projects/research 

  • Offer grants to support development of projects/research 

Talent Pipeline Development

  • Recruit MSU undergraduate and graduate talent 

  • Offer professional development opportunities for future industry leaders 

Colleges and Program Involvement

  • Participate in advisory boards 

  • Become a mentor or project partner 

  • Engage with knowledge centers and student groups 

Business Strategies and Growth Expertise

  • Provide project/research consulting 

  • Offer executive education

  • Offer continuing education

  • Support project and research development 

Research, Commercialization and Licensing Opportunities

  • Partner with Business CONNECT or MSU Innovation Center 

  • Invest in research with direct impact on specific industry and goals


Let us help plan your visit to campus

Get in touch with the Corporate Relations team.