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MESH Strategic Partnerships helps bring USC researchers and industry experts together for success. Explore the available services below and contact us to start a conversation on how MESH can help you meet your goals. Here’s how we do it:

  • Building Connections: We help USC researchers meet industry leaders through events and workshops. This helps them make valuable connections and form partnerships.
  • Navigating University Resources: We guide USC staff and our industry partners on how to access USC resources. These include state-of-the-art facilities, the latest technologies, and introductions to faculty experts in various fields.
  • Creating Opportunity Briefs: We put together briefs that highlight common interests and goals. These briefs help match research abilities with industry needs, forming a basis for agreements to support these opportunities.
  • Customizing Partnering Strategies: We develop unique strategies and plans to help collaborations succeed. This speeds up discoveries, helping both USC researchers and industry partners.
  • Managing Alliances: We keep an eye on partnerships to make sure they are going well. We identify potential issues early and help to solve them, and facilitate communication and collaboration between partners.
  • Supporting New Entrepreneurs: We offer mentoring and networking opportunities for aspiring USC entrepreneurs and startup founders. We can provide advice on pitch decks and help them meet other entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders at events, online platforms, and conferences.

The MESH Team works hard to build partnerships that help share knowledge, technology, and resources. This helps drive innovation in the life sciences.