University Economic Development Association

EDA's University Center Cohort

About the EDA UC Cohort:

EDA’s University Center Cohort (UC Cohort) is supported by UEDA to foster a network of EDA funded universities. Events and resources will be updated on this page. As a current UC, you are encouraged to join the UC Cohort LinkedIn Group for the latest news, programs, and opportunities.

UEDA is supporting the EDA University Center Cohort to achieve the following goals:

      • Connect UCs to each other, EDA, and to a broader economic development ecosystem;
      • Identify and address key challenges and opportunities facing UCs; and
      • Promote innovative UC solutions and successful approaches.

Take a look at the 72 current EDA University Centers and their focus activities:

Select a University Center to view the UC’s website and contacts on EDA’s website.


Talent: Providing workforce, education, and training solutions

Innovation: Promoting new business startups and technology solutions for businesses

Place: Enhancing the state’s or region’s physical environment with particular emphasis on campus environments

Capacity: Supporting community leaders and helping to drive state or regional strategic plans

UC Cohort Corner


University Centers at the UC Visioning Session at the 2023 UEDA Summit in Salt Lake City, UT

This project is operated by the UEDA using Federal funds under award ED21HDQ3120062 from Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Economic Development Administration or the U.S. Department of Commerce.