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Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach

Academic and Research Institutions

Collaborating for scientific and community impact

In pursuit of our mission to accelerate science and technology for U.S. prosperity and security, Argonne partners with a range of academic and research institutions, and in numerous ways.

University Partnership Framework

Our University Partnership Framework provides structure and clarity to these engagements. Each university partnership has:

  • A strategic approach to partnership development
    • Aligned to the respective organizations’ science and technology strategy
    • Identified partnership outcomes
  • Two relationship managers
    • Scientific liaison
    • Partnership liaison
  • Sponsored activities aligned to strategic approach
    • Workshops and seminars
    • Joint student internships programs
    • Others
  • Funding opportunities strengthen collaboration and S&T initiatives

Partnership Examples


Joint Center for Energy Storage Research

The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) is a collaboration between national laboratories, academia and private industry to discover and develop next-generation energy storage technologies for transportation and the electricity grid.


Q-NEXT brings together the world’s leading minds from national laboratories, universities and technology companies to solve cutting-edge challenges in quantum information science.