From our 114-member university consortium to our strategic partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), we bring together university faculty and students to collaborate on major scientific initiatives that help keep America on the leading edge of science and technology.
In addition, we leverage the collective capabilities of our university consortium by partnering with other national laboratories, government agencies, and private industry to:
* Strengthen America’s scientific research and education enterprise to enhance global competitiveness
* Build public trust and confidence in the management of worker health and environmental clean-up initiatives
* Enhance our nation’s preparedness to respond to emergencies related to terrorist incidents, natural disasters and health threats
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, we also manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).