Southwest Research Institute
We are R&D problem solvers providing independent, premier services to government and industry clients. Our multidisciplinary nature allows us to rapidly assemble diverse teams to tackle problems from multiple directions.
We push the boundaries of science and technology to develop innovative solutions that advance the state of the art and improve human health and safety. Operating as a nonprofit since our 1947 inception, we work in the public’s best interest and toward the betterment of mankind. And as a contract R&D organization, we are here when you need us. Learn more about how to WORK WITH US.
We offer multidisciplinary, problem-solving services in a variety of areas in the engineering and physical sciences. As an independent and impartial nonprofit that performs applied contract research and development, we are focused on pursuing innovation and excellence for the benefit of our clients.
As part of a long-held tradition, patent rights arising from sponsored research are often assigned to the client; SwRI generally retains the right to Institute-sponsored research. We strive to ensure our products and services conform to the highest quality standards and have achieved multiple quality accreditations and certifications.