Partner with CREATE

CREATE partners with industry, non-profits, community groups, and government to achieve translational impact and mutual benefit. Translation activities take our research into the world in the form of products and services, and ensure that diverse voices inform our innovations.

Our goals include enabling CREATE innovations to move into the world, supporting sustainable research deployments, and establishing cooperative relationships between researchers and the community.

Reach out to Anat Caspi, CREATE Director for Translation, to learn more.

Consider joining us to amplify each other’s missions.

Contact CREATE’s Director for Translation

Corporate partners

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Inaugural founding partner

Microsoft is CREATE’s original investor and is proud to support the UW’s goals in accessibility innovation. The UW’s and Microsoft’s approaches align in their longstanding records of recognizing the untapped talent among the disability community.

Google logo

Google is pleased to support CREATE’s efforts to bring together interdisciplinary work that has the potential to change the landscape for accessibility.

Meta is supporting CREATE to ensure the future of human communication and connection is an accessible one.

Community/Campus partners

Partner benefits

Our partners enjoy these benefits:

  • Visible recognition and acknowledgement on the CREATE website 
  • Invitations to campus to connect with CREATE faculty and students for potential collaborations based on shared interests
  • Access to CREATE mailing lists for advertising jobs and recruiting graduate student interns
  • Early access to the annual CREATE research fair and demo days where cutting-edge research in accessible computing is shared
  • Invitations to CREATE lectures of various kinds
  • Invitation to Community Days, hack-a-thons, and other translation-oriented events
  • Opportunities to propose student projects, such as major class projects or capstones

Partner with us to CREATE an accessible future

As a research center, CREATE’s lifeblood is conducting cutting-edge research, and designing, building, and evaluating the next generation of accessible technologies. We are dedicated to propelling accessible technology research and education from incremental improvements to paradigm-shifting breakthroughs that enable greater inclusion and participation for people of all abilities. Learn about our current research activities and our current education activities.

To support CREATE’s faculty and student research, education and translation, please contact Kathleen Quin Voss, CREATE Public Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager at kqvoss@cs.washington.edu or visit the Contact CREATE page.