Division of Economic Development

Mike Malone
Vice Chancellor
Email: mikem@uark.edu

Division of Economic Development Website

The Division of Economic Development works to expand economic opportunity and prosperity in Arkansas through talent development, innovative research and technologies, community service, and place-making strategies. As the state’s flagship university and a land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas is committed to engaging, collaborating and providing outreach to the residents, businesses, and governmental and civic entities of the state to make sustained advances in economic capacity and quality of place.

Affiliated units of the division include:

  • Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Office of Industry Engagement
  • Technology Ventures
  • World Trade Center
  • Arkansas Research and Technology Park
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Arkansas Small Business and Technology Center