Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Keith Wheeler has been named the inaugural executive director for East Carolina University’s newly created Office of National Security and Industry Initiatives. Wheeler joins ECU after...
Sylvan Heights Bird Park and East Carolina University officials have approved a formal collaboration to boost interdisciplinary research alliances and preserve endangered waterfowl. The collaboration allows both parties to support...
East Carolina University’s Angela Lamson recently spent her weekend at the U.S. Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting, sharing her research with military leaders in the area of integrated health...
ECU provides a spectrum of resources that spark relationships between researchers and outside partners. The Office of National Security and Industry Initiatives serves as a conduit through which researchers can connect with ECU’s external stakeholders and align their interest with those of regional business and military partners. The office encourages multidisciplinary research that helps our researchers grow businesses, create and market new technology solutions and incubate innovation. We’re a one-stop shop for external stakeholders looking to bring interdisciplinary thinking to grand challenge problems!
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The Office of National Security and Industry Initiatives is a relationship builder, helping ECU researchers engage with government and industry entities to advance programs and partnerships that promote the health, education and economic advancement of eastern North Carolinians. Take a look at what the office can provide for your government agency or business.
Contact ECU’s Office of National Security and Industry Initiatives to learn more about how ECU can help you. We’ll introduce you to an ECU community that’s ready to engage, research, innovate and propel your venture into the future.