About Us

The Venture Development Center at UT Dallas provides a custom, milestone driven incubator program coupled with state of the art facilities to help grow the Startup’s business. By focusing on our clients’ business, customers, market, and key development needs our team of business and technical experts can assist them in their journey towards commercialization and growth. We understand that there is no simple formula for success and growing a business requires significant time and energy. We provide the basic resources, education, and mentorship necessary for growing a business.

Opened in 2011 the UTD Venture Development Center offers 12,700 square feet of mixed-use office space along with wet and dry labs for growing companies. The Center’s overarching purpose is to accelerate the growth of fledgling high-tech companies and assist with the commercialization of innovations developed at the University.

The Center is located on the first floor of the Research Operations Center at UT Dallas and provides low-priced office space, lab facilities and business services to University spin-off companies.

Occupancy and Facility Highlights:

  • 12,700 square feet
  • 18 offices
  • 4 wet labs
  • 3 dry labs
  • 24 private cubicles
  • 12 open cubicle
  • 4 conference rooms
  • Central facility that houses an autoclave, oven, glass washer, RO/DI water.
  • Wet labs with chemical fume hoods, bench tops and cabinetry
  • Printer and copier, wireless network, ethernet connectivity, phone systems, presentation monitors, and individual company networks.

VDC Staff

Jon Shapiro


Director

Kim Warren


Office Manager

Olia Bosovik


Assistant Director

Contact Us

Olia Bosovik, Assistant Director

Email: olia.bosovik@utdallas.edu

Physical Location: UT Dallas Research and Operations Center, 17217 Waterview Pkwy, ROC 1.202, Dallas, TX 75252

Mailing Address: UT Dallas Venture Development Center, 800 W. Campbell Road, ROC 50, Richardson, TX 75080

map of VDV at UT Dallas location