The Pratt School of Engineering’s Corporate and Industry Relations office connects industry and academia together to create mutually beneficial relationships. There are a variety of ways to partner with The Pratt School of Engineering and make an impact on research, innovation and the future. We encourage you to join us and be a part of these exciting opportunities.

Internship and Entrepreneurship News

Mar 10, 2016
The future of mobile satellite communications recently rolled through the engineering quad on Duke’s campus. Dubbed the “mTenna,” the flat device is about the size of your hand and can connect with satellites in any direction while on the move,...
Aug 3, 2015
In June 2015, microscopy and imaging systems company Leica Microsystems acquired Bioptigen, Inc., a company born from the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering. Formed in 2004, Bioptigen has become a leader in optical coherence tomography (OCT...
Oct 8, 2014
A new technology to exponentially improve blood-screening for transfusions has leapfrogged its way from Duke University lab to corporate development. In an unusually streamlined tech-transfer deal, a two-year-old startup company founded by Duke...
Apr 29, 2014
The MicroCT scanner at Duke University is available for use by anyone, whether it be a Duke researcher, a scientists from another university or someone from the private sector. The machine uses x-rays to create 3D models of objects and even lets...
Feb 21, 2014
Aspiring Duke entrepreneurs met with more than 20 startup employers during the inaugural StartupConnect event Thursday at Gross Hall. The event, which was open to Duke students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents, as well as invited guests from UNC...
Sep 23, 2013
A Ph.D. in engineering, followed by years of postdoctoral study, has traditionally opened the door to an academic career focused on research and teaching—but more and more Ph.D. engineers are headed in other directions.  In fact, today, around...

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Kirsten Shaw

Kirsten ShawAssociate Director of Corporate and Industry Relations

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