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UTARI Mission

UTARI performs research and development that links discovery, development, and technology commercialization leading to technology-based economic development which benefits our society. Building sustainable relationships with regional business and industry is key to our success. Our work involves seeking externally sponsored research funding by writing competitive proposals, collaborating with faculty and government agencies, involving students in our work to enhance their education, contributing to the University's strategic goals and objectives, and being a responsible community partner.

UTARI Vision

UTARI will become a premier research institute, transforming ideas into realities through unbounded research and innovative developments that sustain business and industry, advance humankind and benefit our global society. Our collaborative endeavors reflect a commitment to excellence, integrity, and respect for all, bringing economic growth and fulfillment to our families, business partners, university, and community.

What UTARI Does?
  • UTARI bridges the gap between academic research and product development
  • UTARI faculty and staff drive the development of UTA technologies to the point of commercialization, bringing innovative products to the global marketplace to benefit society
  • UTARI offers product development/improvement solutions to industry in order to make their products cheaper, better and portable
  • UTARI collaborates with UT Arlington faculty to promote undergraduate and graduate education by providing opportunities for exciting and stimulating research and developmentUTARI manages the intellectual property for UTA with a focus on licensing patented technology and trade secrets that have economic potential in the marketplace


The facts and figures behind the Research Institute.


Research Space

Research Space: The Research Institute houses a variety of high-tech labs, including the High Precision Manufacturing Laboratory, which is equipped with tools used to fabricate small components that require high precision.

Productive Partners

Productive Partners: The Research Institute has the ability to work with partners on a variety of projects in order to transition their research to the prototype and clinical trial stages.

Rising in Rank

Rising in Rank: With its leading-edge capabilities in fabrication, robotics, and manufacturing technologies, the Research Institute is quickly gaining a reputation for its ability to help companies develop, prototype, and fabricate their products.

 Experts in the field

Experts in the field : UTARI has a staff that is highly skilled in the areas of mechanical and electrical design as well as chemistry and system integration. In addition, the institute frequently collaborates with UT Arlington faculty from a variety of disciplines.


Well-Stocked: The Research Institute has an enviable array of assembly and packaging equipment, test and reliability equipment.