Let’s Make Scientific Breakthroughs Possible, Together.

For over seventy years AUI has been turning dreams into reality, speculation into Nobel Prizes, ideas into giant scientific facilities, and impressions into new disciplines of science. We enable amazing outcomes when partners seek our expertise to facilitate tomorrow’s innovations. We invite you to contact us and then together, we can coalesce your thoughts into impactful scientific objectives.




Collaboration Opportunities

We forge strong and meaningful partnerships through various contract models. We offer operations and management excellence, e-learning curriculum development and evaluations, cybersecurity expertise, and methods to convene science and policy workshops.


Sponsor Research

You’ve got problems! See how we can help! For over 70 years our sponsors have relied on our support to investigate and develop new branches of science. AUI and its PLUS Initiative provide the benefits of fundamental and applied research.


Industry Partnerships

Through AUI’s PLUS Initiative we have raised $100 Million in capital to solve the most challenging problems in research and development, address innovators’ pain points, and unlock a wealth of technological innovations hidden in academia, while bringing solutions for clean air, clean water, clean energy, greater connectivity, and reduced waste out of the labs and into the market.



Our stellar ambitions necessitate highly specialized sensors, detectors, amplifiers, optics, and electromagnetic components. These technologies are useful beyond astronomical applications, and available for industrial and commercial electronics.


Start a Venture

We transform great ideas into amazing technologies, facilities, and discoveries. Through the PLUS Initiative and AUI Labs, we are incubating the solutions to tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Explore how to materialize your vision.



AUI has enabled improvements in communications antennas, transistors, cryogenic coolers, medical and scientific imaging, time and frequency standards, atomic clocks, GPS navigation, 911 emergency call location, and precision spacecraft navigation. Explore what AUI can make with you.


AUI has created an innovative and sustainable model for moving promising technologies aimed at addressing the needs for clean air, clean water, clean energy, greater connectivity, and reduced waste out of the labs and into the market.

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Contact Us Today

Partnering organizations enjoy a wide selection of opportunities with AUI. Whether you are seeking a competitive advantage in the global marketplace or are a federal agency tackling large-scale challenges - we have the flexibility, creativity and experience to achieve your goals.

Email us to start an initiative today!