Vertically Integrated Projects
Long-term, large-scale projects that unite education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) are multi-year, multidisciplinary projects that emphasize innovative and research-active education. It opens opportunities for students to develop professionally valuable skills while making real-world contributions.
Explore the Program
The VIP Program is the next revolution in higher education research.
Undergraduate and graduate options, long-term engagement, elective credit policies
Find VIP Teams looking for your major, details about the application timeline, and the calendar for VIP Recruitment Week
Some experiences are consistent across the VIP teams, while others may vary
Common questions we hear from students
Students working on Vertically Integrated Projects generally own all intellectual property.
Resources for VIP Students
Hardware, software, manufacturing, training, project support and more available to all NYU students
NYU resources to develop knowledge & skills for disciplinary & professional growth
Funding opportunities and entrepreneurial support for NYU student teams