We create and deliver world-changing solutions for a safer, healthier, and more sustainable future.
About SRI International
SRI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute, headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif., with a rich history of supporting government and industry. We create and deliver world-changing solutions for a safer, healthier, and more sustainable future. For more than 75 years, we have collaborated across technical and scientific disciplines to discover and develop groundbreaking products and technologies and bring innovations and ideas to the marketplace.
“I invite you to learn more about SRI – about our extraordinary history, the values we bring to our work each day, and all we are doing today to build a better future.”
–David Parekh, CEO
“The wonderful thing about SRI is the mission—doing good science that can touch people’s lives. SRI researchers want to do exciting, cool work that will impact society. It’s important to remember that the work you do can benefit real people and real health issues.”
President, Biosciences Division
SRI International is an independent, mission-driven non profit
Founded in 1946 by Stanford University
$4b+ in research over the last 10 years
Created more than $100B of marketplace value
Our business model
Our business model uniquely positions SRI to support clients from idea generation through to the end user. SRI generates inventions that solve major problems, then applies and transitions our inventions to the market to ensure they get to the people and communities that will benefit from them. Revenue generated by our R&D projects, commercialization activities, and marketplace solutions is reinvested in SRI capabilities, facilities, and staff to advance our mission and to continue to meet client and partner needs.
A history of firsts
From the computer mouse to robotic surgery, cancer treatments, and more, SRI’s 75 years of innovation have created new industries, billions of dollars in market value, and lasting benefits to society.
Our core values
We are curious and tenacious risk takers who are passionate about solving the toughest challenges. We develop solutions, create breakthroughs and evaluate impacts that make a tangible difference in people’s lives and in our communities.
We are authentic, responsible, ethical and trustworthy colleagues and partners. We hold our work to the highest standards and understand our actions can shape, influence and inspire others.