USU Research Foundation

Proud of Our Legacy of Excellence

Utah State University Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization owned by Utah State University.

The mission of the Research Foundation is to create and implement advanced technological solutions that benefit society. The Research Foundation bridges the gap between conceptual research and its development and deployment and offers a unique environment where our R&D customers can conduct large, complex projects or perform sensitive work that is vital to our national security.

Bridging the gap between discovery research and outcomes that benefit the nation and society

Research & Development

SDL has been solving the technical challenges faced by the military, science community, and industry since 1959.


Support Services

The Research Foundation provides the services and support structure for company success and future growth.



The Research Foundation values education and is dedicated to the advancement of our future leaders.