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Investing in K-State

Industry guide to investing in K-State


Research happening now

K-State has garnered more than 220 active patents and adds more than $150 million in research funding annually. With several agreement options available, your team can partner with the scholars and research resources to best meet your corporate and research needs.

  • Student projects
  • Faculty projects

Move closer to campus and take advantage of strategic location and collaboration opportunities

Looking to maximize your access to K-State talent and innovation? Consider the state-of-the-art research and academic district developing along the main campus’ northern edge. We are committed to offering superior opportunities for corporations looking to engage students, faculty and researchers.

Add Kansas State University to your company's matching gift program

The KSU Foundation is K-State’s strategic partner for philanthropy and can help you navigate this opportunity to influence K-State for good. Click the link to search whether your company already matches gifts to K-State, http://www.found.ksu.edu/how-to-give/e_match.html.

Centers of Excellence

K-State ensures our researchers and partners have the tools they need to solve global challenges. Home to more than 90 research centers, from the 3,487-hectare Konza Prairie Biological Station to the Biosecurity Research Institute's focus on food safety, the university offers a wide array of research facilities at all four Kansas State University campuses and our work across the state of Kansas through K-State Research and Extension.

Hire a Wildcat

As a corporate partner, you will have established relationships across campus and helped students navigate and acquire the unique skills needed in your industry. This makes hiring students as interns or part-time staff advance your research and strengthen your presence on campus. You can even engage future employees before they graduate!

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