SCS Office of Corporate Relations
When We Partner with
Industry, the Impact is High
The University of Illinois is arguably the most interdisciplinary university in
the country. Within the School of Chemical Sciences (SCS), the "Illinois
model" of interdepartmental cooperation has a long history. And, we
recognize the importance of cooperation between industry and academia in
maintaining the leadership of both.
Collaboration with the best chemical
engineers and chemists is a catalyst for new business opportunities. Whether you
are interested in augmenting your internal research capabilities, investigating
novel technologies or seeking talented employees, the Office of Corporate
Relations in the School of Chemical Sciences (SCS), connects you with the
resources you need to be successful in a rapidly changing business environment.
What We Offer
pool of exceptionally talented undergraduate and graduate students for hiring
into full-time or intern positions. We have over 900 undergraduate and 400
graduate students in residence, with top test scores and class rankings.
partners have access to well equipped and expertly staffed service facilities
for high throughput screening, mass spectrometry, chemical microanalysis, NMR,
x-ray diffraction, and others.
Two top ranked
departments containing 75 faculty with worldwide recognition. We have close
collaboration with Fortune 500 companies in areas like energy and
sustainability, human health, semiconductors, consumer products, etc. Our
faculty engage companies in many ways, including material transfer agreements,
consulting, sponsored research agreements, technical advising, small-company
entrepreneurship and others.