UC Riverside's Office of Technology Partnerships (OTP) is thrilled to invite you to Volume 9 of our University-Industry Research Engagement (UIRE) Speaker Series on Wednesday, February 14th at 1:00 PM. 


If you’ve ever been curious about collaborating with an industry leader like Microsoft, please join two of Microsoft’s Principal Program Managers Riyaz Pishori and Claudia Roessler to answer any burning questions you have. 


Science and technology are playing a vital role in enhancing and safeguarding the global food system, from production to consumption. In this talk, we will explore how Microsoft Research is advancing the state of art in data science, analytics and new Generative to enable more efficient, resilient, and sustainable agriculture. Microsoft will share about Research collaborations, investment in industry platforms, and strategic partnerships in Agriculture, as well as share some market observations that influence the commercialization of AgTech solutions and go to market strategies. 


What you will learn: 

  • Gain insights into industry-university collaborations  

  • Explore research opportunities tailored for faculty  

  • Discover avenues to enhance career prospects for students  

  • Dive into programs that bridge academia and industry  


Register for the Zoom Webinar Here
(Webinar will be recorded) 


What is the University-Industry Research Engagement Speaker Series?  

Our UIRE Speaker Series is a monthly webinar led by UCR’s Office of Technology Partnerships that serves as a beacon for faculty who are eager to comprehend the intricacies of University – Industry engagement. Learn how collaborations between universities and industry work, uncover research avenues, and explore opportunities aligned with UCR’s SoCal OASIS ™ Initiative


Don’t miss out on this unique chance to broaden your horizons and foster meaningful connections between academia and industry. RSVP for the Zoom webinar here

Event Details

  • Frank Rexach
  • Steve Sharp

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