The Office of Corporate Engagement

The Gateway to NJIT R1 University Resources

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The Gateway for Public and Private Sector to access the NJIT R1 University Intellectual Property and Resources

NJII Office of Corporate Engagement is the conduit between NJIT technology transfer and the corporate world.  This is often difficult for outside organizations to navigate.  We facilitate this process and connect intellectual property to public and private sectors --  to advance New Jersey's innovation engine.   We are skilled at building relationships and crafting mutually beneficial partnerships that leverage the assets of NJIT. 

The Office of Corporate Engagement is a joint strategic initiative of NJII and NJIT, aimed at enhancing and expanding the university’s corporate partnerships.  Executive Director Vincent Lombardo, a dedicated member of the NJIT community who brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to fostering collaborative relationships.

The Office of Corporate Engagement is the central hub for managing and nurturing the corporate relationships of NJIT and NJII. It streamlines and enhances the university’s interactions with corporate leaders and industry partners, ensuring a cohesive approach across all areas of NJIT, working closely with the offices of Career Development Services, Development and Alumni Relations, Sponsored Research, NJIT’s individual colleges and the Learning and Development Initiative of NJIT and NJII.

Contact us to learn more about how we can help you achieve success in these key areas:

  • Learner Advancement and Success
  • Co-Ops and Internships
  • Sponsored Research
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Tap in to Alumni Resources

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How Can We Help?

Our team can connect you with NJIT experts on campus to deliver on your organizational goals and objectives across multiple channels of engagement.  We facilitate connections between faculty and staff with public and private sector contacts and resources to navigate partnerships and research efforts.  

Corporations have become investors in universities, and they demand the best returns for their investment dollars and time. In this highly competitive environment, for research funding, corporations can be increasingly selective in their academic relations.

The Office of Corporate Engagement is your starting point when you seek funding in the form of a grant or sponsorship for a project, program, or event. Our team of experts will match your idea with the best funding opportunity.

Co-Ops and

NJIT has a highly diverse student population. They bring hands-on knowledge of the latest STEM advancments and a drive for upward mobility. We offer multiple approaches: Co-Ops, Internships, Projects, and Recruitment Opportunities.

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NJIT can be an extension of your R&D team. Whether you need a rapid prototype or want to license technology, NJIT has the people, facilities, and intellectual property to deliver.

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We operate the largest incubator in the state, fostering entrepreneurs and accelerating new venture startups for individuals and corporate partners.

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With more than 80,000 alumni across the world, we faciliate engagement with professionals who have made significant achievements and contributions across various industries.

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Learner Advancement and Success

Maintaining a high-quality workforce requires more than adding new headcount. NJIT has an expansive set of educational offerings from customized training to full degree programs on-campus and online keeping your workforce tech relevant.

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NJIT Professional Education

Committed to Academic Excellence Since 1881

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is the greatest producer of technological talent and knowledge in New Jersey and is a nexus of innovation — a physical and intellectual focal point for innovative ideas, actions, and people. NJIT is the only polytechnic university that is an R1 (highest level) Carnegie Classification research university and is designated both an Asian-American and Hispanic serving institution.

Current Rankings & Facts

  • The New York Times college ranking = No. 1
  • Wall Street Journal rates NJIT No. 19 overall and No. 2 among public universities in the United States.
  • Top 100 universities in the country for alumni mid-career earnings, according to, is ranked
  • No. 35 nationally by The Princeton Review as a Best Value College
  • Top 50 public national universities and top 100 overall by U.S. News & World Report.
  • One of the only 32 polytechnic universities in the U.S.
  • $1.74 billion economic impact on NJ
  • More than 11,400 students
  • $160+M in research conducted annually
  • Ranked #1 nationally for student economic Mobility by Forbes 


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