Companies benefit in numerous ways when they get involved with UTDesign:

  • Progress on lower-priority projects without expending staff resources.
  • Potential for high return on a small investment.
  • Full ownership of results.
  • Opportunity to recruit top graduates from a diverse pool of talented and creative students.
  • Relationships with faculty members who are subject matter experts.
  • Networking with students and other corporate sponsors.
  • Branding of company and products with undergraduates and other sponsors.


Depending on the characteristics and field of the project, companies may expect some or all of the following deliverables:

  • Technical reports.
  • Drawings and design specifications.
  • Financial and marketing analysis.
  • Prototypes, computer programs, simulation models.
  • Final report.
  • Final oral and poster presentation.
  • Test and evaluation results.