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 receive pilot funds, mentorship and project-management support to develop their technologies. UC specifically offers:
For more information, please go to the UC CAI website.
The UCLA Business of Science Center has initiatives focused on entrepreneurship and product development and commercialization. Their available programs include:
Information about Business of Science programs can be found at UCLA BSC.
The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) is a hub of interdisciplinary research, translation, and education where scientists from diverse fields find common purpose in addressing grand challenges of the 21st century. With locations at the University of California’s Los Angeles and Santa Barbara campuses, the CNSI leverages public and private investment to drive collaborative nanoscience research across disciplines, translates discoveries into knowledge-driven commercial enterprises, and educates the next generation of scientists and engineers. Through an integrated framework of core platforms, the CNSI at UCLA provides leading-edge R&D infrastructure and professional services to provide a competitive edge for UC-affiliated researchers and startups in the discovery, development, and application of transformative technologies.
For more information and to view upcoming entrepreneurial events, please go to UCLA CNSI.
UCLA Technology Development Group (formerly Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Sponsored Research) serves as a campus-wide gateway to Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship. Our mission is to:
To learn more about the technology transfer process, visit the UCLA TDG website.