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“ Working with Pitt has definitely increased our competitiveness. It was the most cost-effective way to support our customers with this new technology.”
David Rugaber, Chief Technology Officer at Oberg Industries.
The Office of Economic Partnerships (OEP) helps businesses and institutions from around the world access the University of Pittsburgh's resources to build partnerships that drive economic growth and innovation.
Oberg works with Pitt to learn additive manufacturing
Pitt has been working with Oberg Industries for five years to help them develop an expertise in additive metal technology. That investment has increased Oberg’s competitiveness in the metal fabrication market and in this interview Dave Rugaber, Oberg’s chief technology officer, and Albert To, Pitt’s associate professor mechanical engineering and materials science, discuss their collaboration.
Pitt Partnering with Industry
Who We Are
The mission of the Office of Economic Partnerships is to promote economic opportunities through a collaborative and inclusive partnership between OEP, Pitt and economic enterprises around the world. We foster opportunity by lowering barriers for university faculty, helping clients navigate our resources, and championing Pitt as an enthusiastic partner that is prepared to play a central role in regional and global development activities.
The OEP mission is built on three key strategies:
- Promote Pitt as a world-class institution that creates solutions for economic partners
- Increase scale and breadth of Pitt partnerships, both locally and globally
- Attract talent and opportunity by promoting Pittsburgh as an innovation hub