Funding  Research Development

Collaborate & Partner

The UTSA Office of Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise (REDKE) works with sponsors to create research partnerships that deliver with flexibility and integrity. Whether it is a long-term multi-million dollar project or a more modest short-term exploration, UTSA offers access to exceptional faculty researchers, students, and facilities.

We have a number of strategic partners and sponsors who are integral to our research enterprise with a number of them embedded on campus, working directly with our faculty and students on research project, impacting the local, state, and federal level.

Find a faculty expert

UTSA faculty can lend their expertise and insights on newsworthy topics and policymaking

Selected active strategic partners and sponsors who are embedded on campus include:


We also work closely with local, regional, and federal organizations and institutions to advance our knowledge enterprise, conduct applied research, and develop real-world solutions


Partnership Opportunities

School of Data Science  

The first of its kind in Texas, the UTSA School of Data Science connects and co-locates UTSA’s talent and resources in cyberscience, data science and data management into one powerful new school. The school’s location in the heart of San Antonio provides government, industry and community partners with access to UTSA’s nationally recognized programs and expertise.

UTSA’s School of Data Science answers the national call for a highly skilled workforce to fill growing needs in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, big data and data analytics, business intelligence and digital asset management. Collaboration across these distinct disciplines will foster radical innovation to address critical challenges.

National Security Collaboration Center  
Research Centers & Institutes  
Corporate and Foundation Engagement  

Recognized Pillars

UTSA students and faculty have already done significant research in our recognized research pillars including cyber, biomedicine, brain health, data analytics, space systems, national security, smart infrastructure, social and health disparities, culture and language, and more.

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Exceptional Research Infrastructure

Home to 32 research centers and institutes, over a dozen research cores, hundreds of specialized laboratories, including two BSL3 labs, and exceptional faculty and students, UTSA is poised to tackle any research problem or challenge.

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For partnership opportunities in research and discovery, contact:

JoAnn Browning, Ph.D., P.E.
Interim Vice President
Reseach, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise


Shawn Farrell

Assistant Vice President

Corporate and Foundation Engagement


Christine Burke


Licensing and Commercialization


Siobhan Fleming


Centers & Institutes and Research Interest Groups