University of Maryland to Host Workshop on University-Industry Partnerships in the Social Sciences
The University of Maryland and UIDP, with support from COSSA, the National Science Foundation, MITRE, and Optimal Solutions Group, will be hosting a two-part Workshop on University-Industry Partnerships in the Social Sciences. This workshop, which will convene a virtual session on October 14, 2021, and an in-person main event on April 20-21, 2022, aims to bring together a wide variety of experts from within academia, government, non-profits, and the private sector to consider the potential of cross-sector partnerships to advance social and behavioral science and to benefit society. Three topics of focus have been identified for the sessions:
- Using Mission-Oriented Innovation to Address Societal Challenges
- Developing a Mental Wellbeing Index for Addressing Behavioral Health Inequities
Registration for the workshop is free and open to everyone. A workshop agenda and registration information are available on the University of Maryland website.