The University of Notre Dame has signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis. The IBRI says the agreement will enable both parties to "work together on research covering significant health issues in Indiana and around the world."
The partnership will allow researchers to share resources,m including equipment and space, within each other’s facilities. Faculty at Notre Dame and employees at the IBRI may also receive joint of adjunct appointments within the other institution to support various projects.
"We are very excited to have this new partnership with the IBRI in place," said Robert Bernhard, vice president for research at Notre Dame. "We believe that partnerships with organizations like the IBRI with significant ties to industry, universities, government, and local communities will be an important pathway for research in the future and we are pleased to be able to give Notre Dame faculty and students access to the IBRI resources and networks."
The agreement is a continuation of an existing relationship between Notre Dame and the IBRI. In 2017, the IBRI opened a satellite location at the university’s Innovation Park.