What you need.
SJSU Research Foundation provides an entrepreneurial
infrastructure for the hundreds of SJSU faculty members pursuing
diverse areas of research ranging from HIV and drug abuse to the
preservation of California's coastline to improving the safety
of air transportation. It's useful to think of the San José
State University Research Foundation as the University partner for bringing
the specialized capabilities of SJSU faculty and students outside
the campus and into the headquarters of our local, regional, and
national research partners.
What you want.
What differentiates SJSU from its Bay
Area university counterparts is its emphasis on applied rather
than basic research. While our research activities are grounded
in basic research (our own and that of others), our research deliverables
very often have near-term and practical applications in mind.
Where you want
Headquartered in the heart of Silicon
Valley, San José State University offers one of the nation's most
diverse campuses in what is arguably the most entrepreneurial
region in the world. Fueling the region's economic engine, SJSU
supplies a trained work force for business and industry throughout
the Silicon Valley. According to the San José Mercury News,
"Few institutions have been as crucial to the (Silicon Valley's)
success as San José State University, which trains many
of the engineers, software designers and tech-savvy business people
who keep the Valley's technology machine rolling."
Commitment to accountability.
Research contract and grant management
is a highly regulated enterprise. In managing these and other
SJSU activities totaling more than $64 million annually, the Research Foundation
maintains the highest ethical business standards, strictly adhering
to sponsoring partner requirements, and all applicable laws and
regulations. The Research Foundation's financial operations are audited
annually by the international accounting firm of Deloitte and
The SJSU Research Foundation is guided by a Board
of Directors with broad expertise who represent the campus and
business communities. An outstanding management team with extensive
experience in each of our core business areas maintains an unwavering
commitment to excellence and superior service to our faculty and
research partners. The combined experience, reputation, and entrepreneurial
profile of the San José State University Research Foundation provide
an exceptional framework in support of SJSU research, programs,