The University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI) advances early-stage drugs, devices and diagnostics toward commercialization to benefit patients with heart, lung and blood diseases. Innovators received pilot funds of up to $400K each, mentorship and project-management support to develop their technologies. UC CAI currently offers:
For more information, please go to the UC CAI website.
The UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator is a six-month, immersive program designed to leverage UCLA’s resources to enable the success of promising startups within the Anderson community.
Accelerator provides a launchpad for student and alumni startup companies as well as for Business Creation Option students, who also get the full suite of UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator services to make their innovations market-ready. The startups and teams are driving change in these critical fields:
For more information, please go to the Anderson Venture Accelerator website.
Magnify, the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) incubator, accelerates the growth and success of transformative technology startups in the greater Los Angeles area by providing high-quality, affordable facilities, services, and expertise in a vibrant community of innovation. Centrally located at UCLA, Magnify offers entrepreneurs unique access to a collection of advanced instrumentation, business development and funding advice, as well as entrepreneurial networking and mentorship opportunities to vastly increase a startup's likelihood for success.
Information about Magnify can be found at the Magnify website.
UCLA’s Senior Director of Research and Innovation, Desert Horse-Grant, works closely with leadership to support faculty inventors, to catalyze their discoveries and move them from the lab to clinical environment. If a technology is deemed to merit a new venture, the Technology Development Group assists faculty in facilitating a spin-off company or licenses a technology to facilitate further development and commercialization.
UCLA Health also partners with federal agencies, academia, corporations and other groups to bring new advances to society and patients throughout the world.
For the latest newsletters and related links, visit https://www.uclahealth.org/innovation. For more information, contact: Desert Horse Grant, Senior Director, UCLA Health Research and Innovation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UCLA Technology Development Group serves as a campus-wide gateway to innovation, research and entrepreneurship. Our mission is to:
To learn more about the technology transfer process, visit UCLA TDG.
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