MetroLab Network is a national network of over 40 regional partnerships between cities and universities that are focused on the research, development, and deployment of new technologies and approaches to urban challenges.

If you are interested in becoming a MetroLab Network member, please click here to learn more about applying to the network.

If you are interested in contacting members of our network, please send us an email at

MetroLab Network city-university partnerships:

  • Arlington County – Virginia Tech-National Capital Region
  • City of Atlanta – Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University
  • City of Austin – University of Texas at Austin
  • City of Baltimore – Johns Hopkins University, University of Baltimore
  • City of Boston – Boston University, Northeastern University
  • City of Boulder, City of Denver – University of Colorado-Boulder
  • City of Bristol – University of Bristol
  • City of Burlington – University of Vermont
  • City of Chattanooga – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • City of Charlotte – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • City of Chicago – The University of Chicago
  • City of Columbus – Ohio State University
  • Cuyahoga County, OH – Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University
  • City of Dallas – Texas Research Alliance
  • City of Detroit – Wayne State University
  • District of Columbia – Georgetown University, George Washington University, Howard


  • City of Edmonton – University of Alberta
  • Fairfax County – George Mason University
  • City of Gainesville – University of Florida
  • City of Glasgow – University of Glasgow
  • Guilford County – University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • City of Houston – Rice University
  • City of Jacksonville – University of Florida, University of North Florida
  • Greater Kansas City Metro – University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Kansas
  • City of Liverpool – University of Liverpool
  • City of Los Angeles – California State University, Los Angeles
  • City of Madison – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • City of Memphis – University of Memphis
  • Greater Miami and the Beaches – University of Miami, Florida International University,

          Miami Dade College

  • City of Minneapolis, City of Saint Paul – University of Minnesota
  • Montgomery County, MD – University of Maryland, Universities at Shady Grove
  • Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County – Vanderbilt University
  • City of New York – New York University, Columbia University
  • City of Newark – New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • City of Orlando – University of Central Florida
  • City of Philadelphia – Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania
  • City of Pittsburgh – Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh
  • City of Portland – Portland State University
  • City of Providence – Brown University, College Unbound, Rhode Island School of Design
  • City of Raleigh – North Carolina State University
  • City of San Antonio – University of Texas, San Antonio
  • City of San Diego – University of California San Diego
  • City of San Francisco – University of California, Berkeley
  • City of San Jose – San Jose State University
  • City of Santa Fe – Santa Fe Institute
  • City of Schenectady – University at Albany, SUNY
  • City of Seattle – University of Washington
  • City of South Bend – University of Notre Dame
  • City of Tampa – University of South Florida
  • City of Wilmington – University of Delaware, Delaware State University