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SRI's more than 65 years of world-changing innovations have created entirely new industries and products, billions of dollars in marketplace value, and lasting contributions to governments and society. Our people meet today’s needs with an eye to the future, from focused short-term assignments to complex collaborations with multiple stakeholders.

Government agencies, start-ups, established businesses, nonprofit foundations, and venture firms worldwide engage with SRI at all points along the R&D and innovation spectrum. Contact SRI to learn the many ways we can work together.

Put SRI's deep experience in basic and applied research, technology development, deployment, and commercialization to work for you. Clients of many types turn to SRI to solve their toughest challenges. In the last decade alone, SRI has conducted more than $4 billion in client-sponsored R&D.

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Government Agencies

Government agencies benefit from our deep research capabilities and our understanding of practical needs. Clients include the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Departments of Education, Energy, Transportation, and Health and Human Services.

Our Washington, D.C. facility has served clients in the region for more than 50 years. We also meet the needs of state and local governments.

SRI will work with you to enter new fields and expand promising areas, launch new programs, and manage large project teams. Get your projects under way quickly with SRI's streamlined business processes, contract vehicles, and multiple procurement choices.

Commercial Businesses

Companies large and small know they must innovate—it is the only way to thrive in the face of growing economic and competitive pressures. SRI conducts R&D for clients in a wide range of market areas. We can turn your ideas into real, high-impact value and new revenue sources. SRI has more than 1,000 patents and patent applications worldwide, and we actively seek licensees.

Foundations and Associations

For decades, foundations and professional associations have turned to SRI for independent evaluation and analysis of their programs, and to research issues posed by social, technological, and economic change. Our staff includes sociologists, psychologists, statisticians, and organizational development experts. Major clients include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Packard Foundation, and the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Clients have said that if SRI can't do it, it probably can't be done. You can rely on our remarkable foundation of experience: SRI has conducted $4 billion of sponsored R&D in the last decade alone.

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With companies, governments, and other organizations around the world, SRI shares its best practices for innovation that create compelling value. SRI's programs will transform how you think about your enterprise and customers—and how they think about you. 

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Innovation succeeds when new technologies reach the market, provide value to users, and have an impact. SRI offers a diverse portfolio of breakthrough products, services, software and technologies for license. 

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SRI has been called "Spin-Off City"—an innovation engine that creates new ventures and commercial developments to bring value to the marketplace. Working with top-tier investment and venture capital firms, SRI has launched more than 60 new spin-off companies. 

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