|The mission of the Cornell Center for Materials Research Industrial Outreach Program is to promote active cooperation between Cornell University and industry; advance technology transfer from the University to for profit entities; and foster economic development in New York State.
The MEng program of the College of Engineering is designed to provide hands-on applications to burgeoning engineers as well as an opportunity to explore unique interests and pursue professional goals.
The CCMR and the College of Engineering are therefore in a unique position to collaborate and offer to industry and students opportunities to work on an identified crucial needs, gain access to highly skilled labor for ones and professional experience for others.
The CCMR co-sponsors selected industry-sponsored MEng Projects. The CCMR sponsorship amounts to funding 33% of the project cost, not to exceed $5,000.
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Applications twice a year, deadlines: January 20 and August 20.
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Please note that NYS’s Empire State Development (ESD) office requires us to report annually economic impacts that resulted from the CCMR-funded project to demonstrate return on the state’s investments: economic impact reporting.
The CCMR will write press releases, success stories and articles with the collaboration of the industrial partners to showcase the CCMR program and the partner company.