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Economic Development works to expand economic opportunity and prosperity in Arkansas through talent development, innovative research and technologies, community service, and place-making strategies. As the state’s flagship university and a land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas is committed to engaging, collaborating and providing outreach to the residents, businesses, and governmental and civic entities of the state to make sustained advances in economic capacity and quality of place.
Office of Economic Development
The Office of Economic Development works to expand economic opportunity and prosperity in Arkansas through talent development, innovative research and technologies, community service, and place-making strategies.
Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation creates and curates innovation and entrepreneurship experiences for students, faculty, and alumni across all disciplines. Home to the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub, the McMillon Innovation Studio, and the U of A Startup Village.
Office of Industry Engagement
The Office of Industry Engagement is a one-stop shop for businesses and University of Arkansas faculty looking to build partnerships on campus.
Technology Ventures manages, protects, and commercializes the intellectual property portfolio of the University of Arkansas. Technology Ventures serves the university's faculty, staff, and students as well as external inventors and entrepreneurs to disseminate knowledge, technology, and products to the public market to generate revenue and future research support.
World Trade Center Arkansas
The World Trade Center Arkansas is dedicated to growing bilateral trade for the state by delivering world class services, global connections, and export development programs to Arkansas businesses.
Arkansas Research and Technology Park
The Arkansas Research and Technology Park is a knowledge community focused on innovation and technology development in association with the University of Arkansas and is rapidly gaining recognition as a hub for commercialization of emerging technologies.
Corporate and Foundation Relations
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations was established to support, coordinate, and integrate student advancement, research, and university outreach activities with industry and mission-based organizations.
University of Arkansas Small Business and Technology Center
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas helps small businesses thrive. We provide one-on-one confidential consulting and guidance to support enterprising Arkansans in the Northwest Arkansas region.
Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative
Founded at the University of Arkansas School of Law, the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative enhances health and wellness in tribal communities by advancing healthy food systems, diversified development and cultural food traditions in Indian Country.
1125 W. Maple St.
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
World Trade Center Arkansas
3300 S Market St # 400
Rogers, AR 72758