Tufts experts collaborate on an initiative to further STEAM education capacity in Brazilian, Kenyan, and Rwandan schools. Read More
Scientists Make Powerful Underwater Glue Inspired by Barnacles and Mussels
Silk proteins formed fibers, crosslinks, and iron complexes similar to those used by the sea creatures. This model airplane was constructed using silk-based glue. Read More
Plotting the End of Lyme Disease
For years, Tufts researchers have been on the cutting edge of investigating and treating the mysterious illness known as Lyme disease. Now, a new initiative seeks to eradicate the disease once and for all. Read More
School of Medicine Launches Faculty Mentorship Program
Program will promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in health sciences research, practice, and teaching Read More
Mending the Hearts of a Beloved Dog Breed
Boxers are prone to heart disease, but veterinary cardiologists at Cummings School are researching clues that may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment Read More
Scientists Create the Next Generation of Living Robots
Artificial living organisms can work together in swarms and record information Read More
Aging Chimps Are Living Their Best Life
A new study on chimpanzee social behavior by primatologist Zarin Machanda shows similarities to human friendship patterns Read More
Creating Connections and Opportunities
The Tufts Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) facilitates, develops and stewards mutually rewarding relationships between Tufts University and corporations and foundations. These relationships involve a variety of funding arrangements for research, projects or programs at Tufts. The CFR office matches university resources and a variety of opportunities, including:
a monetary gift or grant to the university;
donated equipment or other in-kind support;
a sponsored research agreement;
graduate capstone projects;
industry collaboration programs; or
access to other university expertise and resources.
Resources for Faculty & Staff
To identify potential corporate or foundation sources of funding, or enlist our help in applying for funding or other support, visit For Faculty & Staff or Contact Us for more information.
Resources for Corporations & Foundations
To learn more about how to work with the CFR office and identify faculty, research or other programs at Tufts to support or collaborate with, visit For Corporations and For Foundations.
CFR Team: Specialization & Collaboration
The CFR team has staff members who cover specific schools and disciplines at Tufts. Visit Our Team to get to know us. CFR team members work collaboratively, especially on cross-school or interdisciplinary projects.