Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Business Engagement

As an industry leader, you believe in innovation, in the pursuit of knowledge, in solving problems. You know that with the right partners today, you can achieve the success that will make tomorrow a better place.

Carnegie Mellon can be that partner, breaking down walls between disciplines and producing truly innovative results with applications in a variety of fields. We'll work with you to build strategic partnerships with the university in areas such as sponsored research, recruitment, technology transfer, continuing education and philanthropy.

Student Engagement

Engage with CMU students through, student hackathons, make-a-thons, or through one of over 300, student clubs and other campus initiatives to connect with our top talent.

Faculty Engagement

Build relationships with visionary teachers and researchers doing revolutionary work in a variety of fields, and provide them with resources to advance your industry.

Sponsored Research

Put your company at the forefront of the future through partnerships with CMU researchers and students from capstone projects to groundbreaking research that will revolutionize your industry and business.

Professional Education

Give your employees the training they need through CMU’s professional and executive education, including customizable programs and access to faculty.

Licensing and Tech Transfer

Connect your company to opportunities to license and deploy the innovations being made by CMU faculty and students and effectively get CMU technology into commercial use.


Connect with innovative and entrepreneurial minded CMU-affiliated startups through signature programs and resources for every kind of entrepreneur.

Co-Locate with CMU

Locate your business near CMU’s world-class faculty and students and the latest research and gain professional space in a growing region that is seeding the world’s innovations.

Recognized Excellence

Recognized for academic excellence, groundbreaking research and interdisciplinary collaboration, CMU consistently ranks among the world's top universities:

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#1 School of Computer Science
(U.S. News & World Report 2014)

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#5 School of Engineering
(U.S. News & World Report 2017)

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#1 Information & Technology Management
(U.S. News & World Report 2016)

View complete lists of Carnegie Mellon's rankings and awards.