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The MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) is dedicated to creating and strengthening mutually beneficial relationship between MIT and corporations worldwide. Established in 1948, the ILP continues to be a key player in making industrial connections for MIT.

  • Over 200 of the world's leading companies partner with the Industrial Liaison Program to advance research agendas at MIT (FY15)
  • ILP member companies account for approximately 40% of all corporate gifts and single-sponsored research expenditures at MIT.

With continued acceleration of advances in technology and knowledge discovery, and a more demanding corporate funding environment, the ILP is committed to creating productive interactions with industry. The ILP continually evolves to meet the interest, needs, and aspirations of MIT faculty and corporate partners.