Partnering to Perform Research at the International Space Station

Are you interested in learning how your research or company may benefit from conducting experiments at the International Space Station (ISS)?

Join the University’s Office of Economic Partnerships as it welcomes the Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) for an informative discussion and networking session on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 1:30-5 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3454 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA  15213.

CASIS manages and funds the ISS research facility. The organization promotes and brokers a diverse range of research in life sciences, physical sciences, remote sensing, technology development and education.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how you can partner with CASIS to advance the nation’s leadership in commercial space, pursue groundbreaking science and use the space station to inspire the next generation.

Agenda items will include:

  • An overview of the CASIS program presented by Dr. Jonathan Volk, CASIS commercial innovation manager
  • Principle investigators from the University of Pittsburgh will discuss the process of working with CASIS
  • Representatives from industry will present the economics of doing research in space
  • Networking reception featuring light refreshments

Register online. For more information, please contact the Office of Economic Partnerships at

This event is sponsored by the Office of Economic Partnerships and the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research.