NSF International Applied Research Center

Economic Development Organization

NSF International Applied Research Center

NSF International Applied Research Center

NSF International Applied Research Center


The NSF Applied Research Center (ARC) is NSF International’s research and development arm, providing custom R&D services to academia, industry, and government. Services include proof-of-concept testing, method development, product validation/commercialization, next generation sequencing, clinical health services, toxicology, and risk assessment. The ARC furthers NSF’s mission of public health and safety by supporting scientific innovation and leadership. The ARC forms strategic partnerships with academia (researchers and tech transfer centers), industry (startups through Fortune 500 companies) and regulatory bodies for research and development to promote innovative public health solutions in the food, water, healthcare, sustainable products and consumer goods sectors.



  • Jesse D. Miller, Ph.D.
    Director, NSF International Applied Research Center

Company Stages Served

  • Growth/Expansion
  • Idea/Pre-Seed
  • Mezzanine
  • Public
  • Seed

Industry Sectors Served

  • Other

Types of Programs Offered

  • Other

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