Working with strategic partners and drawing on a long history of serving Maryland’s state agencies, the Towson University Division of Innovation and Applied Research focuses on improving the quality of life and the economic vitality of Maryland and its citizens.

About the Division of Innovation and Applied Research

The Division of Innovation and Applied Research is one six administrative divisions of Towson University. We serve as a point of entry for businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and community members interested in collaborating with TU.

Formed in 2004, the Division includes a team of 70 expert researchers, technologists, and outreach professionals who, drawing upon their diverse strengths, experience, and unique approaches to problem-solving, create customized solutions that are focused on solving the critical issues facing Maryland’s workforce and economy. We focus on four primary areas:

The Division also provides work opportunities for forward thinking Towson University students to have hands-on involvement on significant projects that help them build the skills to advance in their careers.

About This Blog

The TU Innovates blog is written by Division staff members and focuses on our primary work in the areas of

Contributors to the blog include Division staff members as well as guest bloggers and our student interns. Meet the contributors.