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  • Grain sorghum grows in a field at Clemson's Pee Dee research station.

    Clemson-bred agricultural technology company puts down roots in Pee Dee region

    October 3, 2019

    A company spun off from Clemson’s Advanced Plant Technology Program is putting down roots where its concept sprouted near the university’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence to serve growers along the Interstate 95 corridor and rural South Carolina by addressing a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage.

  • This photo is a logo for the INSPIRE events that connect Clemson researchers with industry collaborators.

    New event series to help Clemson researchers thrive

    September 25, 2019

    A new series of events seeks to grow and enhance collaborations between the Clemson University research enterprise and industry. The first event of the INPSIRE series will offer small businesses and Clemson research faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn the aspects of writing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants.

  • Logo for Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

    Nephron partners with Clemson to meet hospitals’ growing pharmaceutical demands

    August 12, 2019

    Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is partnering with Clemson University to create a robotic solution for syringe-filling automation to enhance sterile manufacturing in the pharmaceutical production process and keep up with growing hospital demands.

  • Headshot of Steve Warner, glasses, gray suit against gray background

    Business strategist, brand management executive takes helm of Corporate Partnerships in Charleston as assistant vice president

    July 17, 2019

    The Clemson University Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives is expanding its efforts in the Lowcountry with a new assistant vice president, Steve Warner.

  • AVX fuels next generation of Clemson vehicle prototyping through Deep Orange

    July 11, 2019

    South Carolina-based global electronic components company AVX Corporation will fuel the next chapter of Clemson University’s flagship vehicle prototype program Deep Orange with new equipment and lab space at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

  • Prisma Health and Clemson University announce Innovation Maturation Fund partnership

    July 9, 2019

    The Clemson University Division of Research and the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health recently signed agreements to fund up to $200,000 per year in grants through the new Innovation Maturation Fund. The health care-focused grants are intended to advance the development and implementation of new medical initiatives, advance translational science, create job and educational opportunities, improve health care and drive economic growth in the region.

  • Photo of the Explore Mobile Lab

    Clemson University, Duke Energy partner to bring mobile engineering lab to middle school students across South Carolina

    June 27, 2019

    Clemson University and Duke Energy are hitting the road this summer behind the wheel of the Explore Mobile Lab, an innovative approach to educating middle school students across the Palmetto State about the critical and growing field of engineering. This creative partnership between the University and Duke Energy is unique to South Carolina, and the program hopes to educate and engage young scientists and engineers who will be the future workforce for industries such as electric utilities that will need those skills to power communities in the 21st century.

  • Black and white image of car covered with protectant cover that says DEEP ORANGE. University, Honda and Exxon logos are across the top.

    Honda R&D Americas Inc. to join Deep Orange 11 as OEM sponsor for sustainable-by-design concept vehicle

    May 15, 2019

    Honda R&D Americas, Inc. will be the co-sponsor for Deep Orange 11, a sustainability-focused concept vehicle to be conceived and designed by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • Clemson, Arthrex Inc. launch pilot program to support students, growing surgical device industry

    April 2, 2019

    A global leader in minimally invasive orthopedics, Arthrex already works with Clemson on a number of research projects. Now, it’s expanding its engagement with the university through a new, two-year pilot program developed with the needs of the surgical device industry in mind and a generous gift of ten $7,500 scholarships.

  • Outside view at night of GE Power's Advanced Manufacturing Works facility in Greenville.

    Clemson University, GE Power push advanced manufacturing forward at GE Power’s Additive Manufacturing Lab in Greenville

    February 20, 2019

    Clemson University students, faculty and staff can now learn and innovate using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology alongside General Electric engineers in the new Additive Manufacturing Lab at GE Power’s Advanced Manufacturing Works facility. Unveiled at a ceremony with leaders and constituents from GE and Clemson Wednesday, the 1,000-square-foot space is Clemson’s first additive manufacturing lab housed at a corporate partner’s site.

  • A researcher analyzes materials with new equipment at the Clemson University Electron Microscopy Facility.

    Clemson expands high-powered microscopy lab for research and industry use

    January 29, 2019

    Clemson University has expanded its microscopy capabilities available to private industry for the analysis of materials used in advanced manufacturing, health care, bio-engineering, aerospace and many other applications.

  • Image of hand drawing blueprint on white paper

    Graduate students work to transform eight South Carolina communities

    December 3, 2018

    While it may seem challenging to tackle the breadth of issues caused by population growth, gentrification and commercialization, students at Clemson are seeking solutions through a new one-of-a-kind partnership. Throughout the semester, nine students have been traveling across the state to assess eight mayors’ communities, which includes Travelers Rest, Estill, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Hartsville, Patrick, West Pelzer and Hardeeville.

  • Photo of David W. Clayton

    Business, education leader named to Clemson corporate partnerships and strategic initiatives post

    November 8, 2018

    A Greenville business and education leader whose experience ranges from economic development to higher education has been named an assistant vice president for the Clemson University Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.

  • Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair of bioengineering at Clemson University and leader of SC-TRIMH, talks with a student in his lab at MUSC.

    $11 million NIH grant creates new center for musculoskeletal research

    October 18, 2018

    With an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Clemson University has launched the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health, or SC-TRIMH, a new research center that will bring together scientists from across South Carolina to change the way musculoskeletal disorders are diagnosed, treated and even studied.

  • Clemson creates Center for Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators

    October 16, 2018

    Clemson’s College of Education has been awarded funds to create the Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators, which will research, design and implement the best strategies for minority teacher recruitment and retention. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved plans for the center, which will initially focus its efforts in Spartanburg, Cherokee, Orangeburg and Charleston.