The Office of Innovation and Sustainability is responsible for promoting collaboration between academia, public and private companies, and internal and external community in creating shared value through various projects that have environmental and social impact. These projects include courses on sustainable development and research and development in sustainability like alternative energy strategies, among other R&D projects.

The Office of Innovation and Sustainability also consults through and Development Center for Technology Transfer (CTT-USFQ) and has a team of experts on sustainability and related areas. The office has specialists in quality and water treatment, domestic and hazardous waste, air quality, environmental management, environmental economics, environmental policy, climate change and biodiversity among other fields.