Partners and Projects

Supporting Industry, Government, and Community Innovation

Multidisciplinary Project Details:

  • Length: ~6-8 Weeks 
  • Team Size: 3-5 Student Fellows with Program Leadership Oversight 
  • Platform: UGA provides a Platform to facilitate project management & communication between Project Teams & Partners 
  • Engagement: Students will ideally visit the Partner’s facility at least once during the Project and present their final work product to the applicable leadership team in person either at UGA or at the Partner’s facility. 
  • Workflow: Agreed in consultation between Project Team and Partner inclusive of all KPIs and desired end-product.
  • Sponsorship: $4,000 per project


SIFP Partner Benefits

  • Gain access to University of Georgia talent and expertise.
  • Construct a pipeline to interdisciplinary student talent with developed competencies that have been applied to integrated projects.
  • Source simple and/or complex solutions for real-world, industry specific challenges.
  • Create intellectual capital that can drive long-term economic and social value.
  • Synthesize and apply identified solutions at the industry, community, state, and national levels.


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Project Sponsors

SIFP Project Sponsors play a critical role in the development of the Fellows.  Recent Project Sponsors include:

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity
Athens-Clarke County logo
Better Business Bureau logo
Cox Enterprises logo
Delta logo
Enterprise Holdings logo
Home Depot logo
MBNA logo
NHL logo
Schreder logo
Shaw Industries logo
TouchPoint logo
Worldstrides logo

 UGA Innovation District logo                                                                                                                                                                    Supported by The Delta Air Lines Foundation