A new Texas A&M research campus and collaborative innovation hub is coming to downtown Fort Worth. Chancellor John Sharp ’72 announced plans for the campus, which will facilitate relationships between education and industry through public-private partnerships.
A new Texas A&M Law & Education Building and a Research & Innovation Building will be at the heart of the campus, with space for professional, technical and university courses offered by various Texas A&M System schools and alliance partners. The Gateway Building will further house a world-class performing arts and conference center as well as executive education facilities.
Six notable corporations—Alcon, AT&T, Bell, Elbit Systems of America, Lockheed Martin and Philips—have expressed interest in collaborating with Texas A&M across several research areas.
“One of our school’s highest priorities in recent years has been to develop interdisciplinary collaborations with academic partners at Texas A&M and beyond as well as build ties with a diverse array of community partners,” said School of Law Dean Robert Ahdieh, holder of the Anthony G. Buzbee Endowed Dean’s Chair. “With our new campus, we will see exponential growth in opportunities to engage and add value to those with whom we collaborate.”