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Changing the way corporations collaborate with academic institutions

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The FedEx Institute is a strategic partner in the overall success of UMRF Ventures

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Our Mission

UMRF Ventures is the next evolution in partnership opportunities with the University of Memphis. Leveraging the rich tradition of innovation at the UofM, UMRF Ventures is forging a new path that brings together the benefits of the private sector and the strength of a world-class research institution to create a new resource for the city. UMRF Ventures is preparing the Mid South for a technology-driven future by creating critical pipelines for professional development to Memphis’ most in-demand corporations. Through advanced collaborations, workforce development, and research opportunities, UMRF Ventures is building the future of Memphis.