There are many benefits to becoming a Design Lab project sponsor. Benefits include:
- Solving a complex technically challenging problem that is important to you.
- Evaluating potentially high risk ideas in a safe environment.
- Stimulating new and creative thinking on the part of people in your organization.
- Working with the best engineering students that the world has to offer.
- Meeting and getting acquainted with potential future employees.
- Owning the intellectual property associated with your project so you can bring it to market and receive a return on your investment.
- Developing long term relationships with faculty that could potentially lead to new cutting edge technology.
- Acknowledged support for engineering education and for investing in the future generation of Rensselaer engineers.