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BRIC by the Numbers

The two-plus years that have passed since the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative opened its doors in January 2013 have brought remarkable growth

Baylor Research at the BRIC
  • Faculty and graduate students from three academic departments
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science
  • Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes
    • Baylor Institute of Air Sciences (BIAS)
    • Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER)
    • Center for Spatial Research (CSR)
Collaborative Research
  • International aerospace corporation L-3 continues to fund three graduate level research projects with Baylor mechanical and electrical engineering departments
  • Texas Education Service Center Region 12 and Huckabee Architects, Inc. occupy 5,306 square feet for research and evaluation of next-generation teaching spaces and laboratories designed by Huckabee. These organizations have funded Baylor researchers to provide independent evaluations of curriculum interventions within a novel learning environment
  • Five-year-old technology services and innovation company Birkeland Current has relocated its operations to the BRIC and participates in research projects with Baylor mechanical engineering, Region 12 Education Service Center, Huckabee Architects, Inc. and PRUF Energy Controls
BRIC-based LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator
  • Hosted the Texas Governor’s Small Business Forum
  • Hosted a design workshop for international software giant SAP
  • Conducted Accelerated Commercialization Program workshop for five companies
  • Welcomed the first resident business incubation client, CollegeCoach.Today, to the BRIC
Honoring Our Economic Development Commitments to Our Regional Stakeholders
  • Hosted over 400 tours and 8,000 visitors since opening
  • Provided research staff, faculty and graduate research technical presentations in support of the Waco Chamber of Commerce and local businesses seeking