The Advanced Technology Partnerships Institute (ATPi) at Cal Poly Pomona was established to enhance the transfer of knowledge between the university’s engineering and science faculty and the commercial technology sector. ATPi faculty experts are paired with creative, motivated students to offer an alternative to consultants for support of internal research and development efforts. The university’s highly qualified faculty, diverse student body, polytechnic approach and research infrastructure can provide innovation and add value to existing products at a moderate cost.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System and one of only six polytechnics in the United States. The multicultural-serving institution is equipped with $200 million in new facilities, including a $150 million Innovation Village for technology transfer. Among the university’s special facilities for science, technology and engineering are a wind tunnel, materials analysis lab and state-of-the-art imaging labs. Cal Poly Pomona’s engineering college is ranked 12th in the United States and the university has graduated one of every 14 engineers in the State of California.