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Why Partner With DRI?


Over 60 years of Scientific Discovery, Education and Innovation

DRI is a recognized world leader in basic and applied environmental research.


We're working to solve our most challenging environmental problems

DRI’s research calls on the expertise and methods of scientists from more than 40 different scientific disciplines, working on projects on all seven continents.


Over 40 specialized labs and facilities

Our campuses in Reno and Las Vegas house cutting-edge research facilities.


A unique model in higher education and research

DRI offers a very unique environment that combines the classic academic tradition of high-quality basic research with the productive focus of applied, interdisciplinary research.

DRI team at FASMEE research burn in Idaho

How to Work and Partner With DRI

Research Partnerships

Explore DRI’s 24 research areas and more than 40 specialized laboratories and research facilities.

Education Partnerships

Connect with DRI’s STEM Education and Workforce Development programs.

General Services Administration - Multiple Award Schedule

Environmental Consulting Services Contract and Ordering Information in DRI’s Authorized Schedule Price List is also available on the GSA Advantage! System. Agencies can browse GSA Advantage! at

How to Become a DRI Vendor

Access NSHE’s Self-Service Supplier Registration System (SReg). This system allows suppliers to register and manage their business information online through their secure account.

To become a DRI vendor you must register your account at

For registration assistance and general questions, please call the BCN Purchasing Office (775-784-6552) or FSO Accounts Payable (775-673-7474).

Business & Property Sales - DRI Dandini Research Park

With 328 total acres in a convenient location north of Interstate 80 and east of US-395 approximately six miles north of the Reno Tahoe International Airport, the Dandini Research Park’s prime amenity is its adjacency to the Desert Research Institute (DRI), Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), and specialized facilities of the University of Nevada, Reno.